Bruce Lawes

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Bruce Lawes


Artist Bio

Bruce K. Lawes, is an internationally collected artist with a passion for animal art and conservation. He is a signature member of the Artists for Conservation (AFC), The Society of Animal Artists (SAA) and The Oil Painters of America (OPA). He was born in 1962 in Toronto, Canada.  Lawes has studied part time at the Ontario College of Art and Design but attributes most of his success to the first hand encounters he fostered with the modern masters of the day. Lawes has shown his work in museums like the Houston Museum of Natural Science  and The Hiram Blauvelt Museum, National Mississippi River Museum, Bookgreen Gardens, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and George A. Spiva Center for the Arts. Lawes has had his work auctioned at the presitgious Coeur d’Alene Art Auction and the Jackson Hole Art Auction.

SOUTHWEST ART MAGAZINE (2020) Wrote: "The 58-year-old artist has forged an admirable career as one of the top painters working today in the genres of wildlife, equine, historical, and figurative art through a singular combination of innate talent, meticulous research, and old-fashioned hard work."

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