Des Lawrence

Des Lawrence (b.1970, UK) studied at Glasgow School of Art and Goldsmiths College.  He lives and works in London.  The principal themes of his paintings, drawings and texts are derived from current newspaper obituaries.

Selected shows include the Drawing Biennial 2015 at the Drawing Room, London and To Hope, to Tremble, to Live at Hepworth Wakefield (2013).  Des was awarded the Abbey Scholarship at the British School in Rome in 2005.  He was recently profiled in Hyperallergic magazine.  

Last updated: 09.03.2015