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-Go Figure, oil on antique linen,  featured in Architectural Digest , September, 2022

-Opening September 29th, 2022, Pique, Group Exhibition,  Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Arts Atlanta, Take A Hike, Deb Lawrence July, 2022

-Opening June 25th, 2022, Take A Hike, Solo Exhibition, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Artsy Review by curator, Rose Burlingham for solo exhibition, Shelter, Cheryl Hazan Gallery, TriBeCa, NYC

–Featured in Philadelphia Inquirer story September 8th, 2019, A Light And Lush Studio Barn

-Solo Show opening  September 12  with reception on September 19th, Cheryl Hazan Gallery, TriBeCa, NYC, www.cherylhazan.com

-Featured in ARTnews story on Art On Paper, Armory Week, by Annie Armstrong, Lines and Coconuts: Art On Paper Fair Opens On New York’s Lower East Side March, 2019

-First place winner, Todays Art Report International Curatorial Call, March, 2019

-Finalist Delphinian Gallery International Curatorial Call, February, 2019

-Featured artist,  Art On Paper Art Fair Art Fair, BOOTH 319, Cheryl Hazan Gallery, Armory Week, Pier 36, NYC, March 7-10, 2019.

-Upcoming: Solo Exhibition, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

-Postponed: Solo Exhibition, VOLTA Art Fair, during Armory Week, NYC, Pier 90,  with Cheryl Hazan Gallery, March 6-10, 2019

-Currently showing in the group exhibition, Artists To Watch, at The Bonfoey Gallery in Cleveland, OH

-Aspects, September 7-October 9, 2018 Recent works by Andrea Joki, Amber Kempthorn, Deb Lawrence, Dana Oldfather, Frank Oriti, and Marc Ross, Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio http://canjournal.org/2018/05/upcoming-exhibitions-at-the-bonfoey-gallery/

– Showing at The CAN Triennial during FRONT International Triennial, Group Exhibition, Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland, OH

-Currently showing in conjunction with Shape and Water, Group Exhibition, with Matthew Hawtin and Russell Sharon, Cheryl Hazan Gallery, NYC

– Exhibiting at 2018 ICFF NYC, with Udo Noger, Matthew Hawtin, and Hunt Slonem, Jacob Javits Center, NYC

-Showing at Art On Paper, Booth 316 with Cheryl Hazan Gallery during Armory Week, March 8-11, 2018


-2017 VIP Opening, After Dark, Bonfoey Gallery, Cleveland, Oh, along with artists, Dana Oldfather,Frank Oriti, Ashley Sullivan and Amber Kempthorn. April, 2017 http://www.bonfoey.com

-2017 Exhibiting with Marcia Wood Gallery in Atlanta, Ga for the re-opening of her acclaimed, newly renovated gallery, Opening Scene, March 22-April 22, 2017 http://www.marciawoodgallery.com

-2017 Art Review by critic PatRogers, Hamptons Art Hub http://hamptonsarthub.com/2017/02/17/artist-profiles-paintings-by-deb-lawrence-when-historic-linen-is-anything-but/

-2017 Unstretched, group exhibition, on view through Feb 18th Cheryl Hazan Gallery, NYC

-2016 Uneven Edges, solo exhibition, opening October 26, 6-8 p.m., 35 N. Moore St. in Tribeca, NYC, NY Exhibition runs through Dec 3, 2016   http://cherylhazan.com

-2016 My work is now represented by Cheryl Hazan Gallery, 35 N. Moore St, NYC, NY http://cherylhazan.com 

-Featured on the Contemporary Art Book alongside Lynn Chadwick, Do Ho Suh, and many other renowned artists, 2016

-Featured in Fresh Paint Magazine, September, 2016

-2016 Two large paintings placed with American Greetings, new headquarters, opened July 2016 http://www.americanGreetings.com
-2016 Three paintings placed with Trentina Restaurant, Chef Jonathan Sawyer’s James Beard Award winning restaurant, http://restauranttrentina.com
-2016 Seven paintings placed by Land Studios http://www.land-studio.org for Metro Health Medical Center
-2016 Six paintings commissioned by Kalisher Art Advisory http://www.kalisher.com for the new Hilton Convention Center
-2016 work exhibited at Art On Paper, NYC, NY, March, 2016

-2016 Three paintings placed in corporate collection by art advisors, Christy Gray http://www.grayhausstudios.com and Eileen Roth

-2015 Interviewed by Contemporary art Collector, Gigi Kracht, for international art magazine, VIEWS, Zurich, Switzerland

-2015 Work exhibited (and most sold) at Miami Project in conjunction with Art Basel with Lawrence Fine Art (no relation), December 2016

-2015 Recipient  Nesnadny + Schwartz Visiting Curator program, MOCA Cleveland, with studio visit by Director of the Contemporary Museum of Art, Curator Adam Lerner

-2015 Interviewed by art critic and artist, Douglas Max Utter, and my work, What You See Is What You Get, featured on the cover of the Fall 2015 Collective Arts Network Journal http://canjournal.org/category/articles/

-2015 Exhibition at Lawrence Fine Art, www.lawrence-fine-arts.com, East Hampton, NY, July 2015.

-2015 Work exhibited at Art Hamptons, July 2-5, 2015 and Art Southampton July, 2015 with Lawrence Fine Art, East Hampton, NY.

-2015 Now represented by Lawrence Fine Art in East Hampton, NY. www.lawrence-fine-arts.com

-2015 Work shown at Boston Art and Design 20/21 Art Fair in March, 2015 with Lawrence Fine Art

-2015 I recently moved my studio to a more expansive space in the historic Murray Hill School building in the heart of Little Italy.

-2014 Headed to Miami art fairs for my 6th year.

-2014 Working with Daniel Neforos on upcoming 2-person exhibition: Get it Together

-2014 Working with Topper Luciani, John Longo, and Eoghan Barry, curators for  The Steezledorf, at Rox Gallery, Lower East Side, NYC  with several of my paintings on view July 29-September 29, 2014

-Heading to San Francisco in June to meet with artists and several gallery directors

-2014 Completed interview and photo shoot for cover and feature article in Canvas Magazine

-2014 Abstract Winner 2014 National ARTslant competition

-2014 Solo exhibition: Self Help, Naji, Naji and Teckler Gallery, 78th Street Studios, Cleveland, Ohio,  February 21, 5-9 p.m.-March 21, 2014 (Rehung and and extended)

-2014 Working with Elizabeth Sadoff, Elizabeth Sadoff Art Advisory, NYC

-2014 Attending 2014 Armory Show, SCOPE, VOLTA, NYC

-2014 Painting chosen for digital fabric transfer, Fashion Design Department, Kent State University

-2014 Painting chosen for EP album cover, Matthew Ryals (http://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/regional-beat-asound/Content?oid=3833412)

-2014 Solo exhibition: Self Help, Loren Naji Gallery, 78th Street Studios, Cleveland, Ohio,  February 21, 5-9 p.m.

-2014 Transmitting Emotion, group exhibition curted by Karl Anderson, 5th Street Arcades, February 21-March 24, 5-9 p.m.

-2014 Studio Visits by curators: Rose Bouthillier (curator, MOCA Cleveland), Robert Thurman (Director of Galleries at CSU), Loren Naji (Director, Loren Naji Gallery), Jennifer Omaitz Collier (artist, curator and professor, Cleveland Institute of Art), Karl Anderson (Director, Forum Artspace), Kate Stamm (Director and curator, Gallery at Grays)

-2013 Studio Visits: Douglas Max Utter (artist, curator, and 2014 Cleveland Art Prize lifetime Achievement Award Recipient), Teresa deChant (art dealer and former buyer for the Cleveland Clinic Art Collection), Christy Gray (Director, Gray Haus), Bellamy Printz and Joanne Cohen (curators, Cleveland Clinic Art Collection)

-2013  One of my paintings now in the personal collection of one of the directors of the J. Paul Getty Museum.

-2013  Represented by Wendy Posner of Posner Fine Art in Los Angeles, http://www.posnerfineart.com/

-2013  Solo Exhibition, NYC Lower East Side, Assembly New York, on the lower east side of NYC, http://assemblynewyork.com/

– 2013  Interview with contemporary art author and blogger, Michael K. Corbin,  Moving Painting Forward. Read the interview here: http://artbookguy.com/deb-lawrence-moving-painting-forward-_657.html

-2013  Butler Institute of Art’s National Juried Mid-year Exhibition (http://www.butlerart.com/visitthebutler.htm), curated by Jerald Melberg, owner of Jerald Melberg Gallery in Charlotte, North Carolina (http://www.jeraldmelberg.com/), and painter, Thomas McNickle (http://www.thomasmcnickle.com/). Paintings Know Laughter and Know Spring June 30-August 18, 2013.

-Sneak Preview Open Studio, Friday Evening, July 14th 5:00-9:00 p.m., Tower Press Building, Studio 101, 1900 Superior Ave., Cleveland, Ohio.

-Prepare To Be Surprised: an Exhibition of Contemporary Works of Art, July, 2013, Tower Press Building, 1900 Superior Ave., Cleveland, Ohio.

-2013  ArtCares13, Cleveland Museum of Art,  to benefit the AIDS Task Force of Greater Cleveland.

-March 2013 Article: Behind Closed Doors: A Work In Progress, in the spring, 2013 edition of the Collective Arts Network CAN Journal, http://canjournal.org/members/deb-lawrence/

-December, 2012  Heading back to Art Miami/Miami Basel and auxiliary art fairs for a much anticipated week of contemporary art obsession. If you are there, contact me to see if we might get together!

– 2012  Know Fun,  awarded first place, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Competition. Cash award, painting exhibited at Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Galleria, Cleveland, Ohio https://www.clemetrobar.org/Sections.aspx?id=335&terms=deb%20lawrence

-2012  Invitational exhibition, Greenwald Gallery, 78th Street Studios, Cleveland, Ohio

-2012  Locally Grown, Juma Gallery, Chagrin Blvd, Shaker heights, Ohio

-Just returned from a fabulous two days at Expo Chicago!

– SPARX City Art Hop September 15th, 2012, from 11-6, with free trolley rides throughout downtown Cleveland. My studio will be open along with many other artist studios in the Tower Press Building. While you’re here, stop in to the Artefino Cafe, right next door, and grab a mocha, smoothie or lunch. The event is sponsored by  the Downtown Cleveland Alliance and includes live music, food trucks, and events all around the city.

-August, 2012  Fabulous exhibition of El Anatsui’s undulating, shimmering room-sized constructions made from metal bottle tops, copper wire, and such, at the Akron Art Museum. Transformational and not to be missed!

-August, 2012  Incredible trip to Montreal to see the Tom Wesselman Retrospective!

-One of my  newest oil paintings was recently accepted into the Zygote Arts Quarter Juried Exhibition, juried by Barbara Tannenbaum, curator, Cleveland Museum of Art.

-January, 2012  Studio visit by Paola Morsiani, curator of contemporary, Cleveland Museum of Art.

-Studio visit by Douglas Max Utter, contemporary artist and esteemed art critic.

-My work was recently accepted into a national juried exhibition at Brenda Taylor Gallery in Chelsea, New York.

-Just returned from five days at Art Miami/Miami Basel exhibitions in Miami, Florida and no doubt, will return again next year!

-Mark Cole, associate curator of painting and sculpture, Cleveland Museum of Art, selected three of my paintings for a recent exhibition at Convivium Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio.

-one of my paintings, Easier Said Than Done, was accepted into the National Juried Butler Institute of American Art Mid-Year Exhibition.