Lawrence Arthurs and Susan Williams
Melbury Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset
You can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
During Dorset Art Weeks, we both exhibited Paintings at Higher Green Farm Arts, near Shaftesbury.
Please visit their website for information on further exhibitions. www.highergreenfarmarts.co.uk
"Paintings and abstracts are loosely based on musical harmonies and rhythms with a strong geometrical basis, executed in oil on panel using traditional glazing techniques. Drawings are in mixed media and range from the figurative to the abstract, inspired by themes in music, poetry and literature".
Born 1945, East London
1962-63 Folkstone School of Art (Drawing)
1962-64 Bath Academy of Art, Corsham (Painting & Sculpture)
Career & Exhibitions
1966-67 Living on Romney Marsh and working on drawings of the marsh and the sea
1967-69 Employed as a Lighthouse Keeper around the English and Welsh coast and the Channel Islands. Maintaining sketch books and drawings of the localities and interiors of Lighthouses and Lighthouse Keepers.
1969-85 Working on small compositions in mixed media and starting to paint abstracts in oils.
1985-2006 Living in Cromer and engaged on a series of large abstract seascapes amongst other abstract paintings.
1996-97 Exhibited at I.M. Birtwhistle's Gallery, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk
2000 Drawings at One Three Nine Contemporary Art, London W11.
2001 Mixed show at Gissing Arts, Norfolk.
2002 Norfolk Open Studios
2003 Norfolk Open Studios
2004 Norfolk Open Studios
1997-2005 Exhibitions at the Angel Gallery, North Walsham.
Member of the Angel Arts Co-operative.
2006 Moved to Dorset
Work shown on BBC2 "The Art Marathon" &
"Songs of Praise"
Essentially a figurative painter in oils, on canvas or gessoed panels, medium size. Drawings in mixed media compositions based on figure, interior, sea, landscape.
Born 1942 Torquay, Devon
Studied Bath Academy of Art, Corsham 1963-66
Dartington College Of Music & Drama 1960-62
Godolphin School, Salisbury 1954-60
2005 Norwich Castle Open Art Show
2002 Eastern Arts Exhibition, King's Lynn
Paintings and Drawings at One Three Nine Contemporary Art, London
2001 Painting and Drawings at One Three Nine Contemporary Art, London
2000 Painting and Drawings at One Three Nine Contemporary Art, London
Group Exhibition, Angel Gallery, North Walsham, Norfolk
1999 Group Exhibition, Angel Gallery, North Walsham, Norfolk
1998 Group Exhibition, Angel Gallery, North Walsham, Norfolk
1996 One woman exhibition, Angel Gallery, North Walsham, Norfolk
1993 Royal Academy Exhibition London.
1992 Royal Academy Exhibition London.
1982 One woman exhibition, Chichester Town Hall
1966-74 Art Teaching posts in London, Cambridgeshire and Huntingdon
1974-84 Worked in various jobs in London, Bristol, Chichester
1985 Moved to Cromer, initially worked part-time for Adult Education, then an agency doing part- time care work. Continued to paint and draw, mostly figurative work influenced by the locality, the people in my life, interiors and the North Sea.
2006 Moved to Dorset
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