Portrait of Lawrence Daws

Lawrence Daws

Born: 1927 in Adelaide, South Australia

Representation: Philip Bacon Gallery (Brisbane)

Lawrence Daws in studio
2002 Invited to participate in ‘Shanghai in the Eyes of overseas artists’, Shanghai, China
2000 Received honorary decorate from University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland
1992 Received honorary decorate from Griffith University, Brisbane
1981 Completed mural for Supreme Court, Brisbane
1977 Awarded Georges Invitation Art Prize. Appointed member of Queensland Art Gallery Broad of Trustees. Etching at Griffith University, Queensland Film and Drama Centre workshop
1970 Left England. and moved to Bribie Island, Queensland
1966 Living in London. Major retrospective exhibition at Adelaide Festival of Arts
1963 Awarded Honourable mention: Sao Paulo Biennale, Brazil
1961 Moved to London. Work included in ‘Recent Australian Painting’ at Whitechapel and at Paris Biennale des Jeunes Studio in Ladbroke Grove with Brett Whiteley and Michael Johnson
1958 Lived in Rome and travelled to Florence and Arezzo
1957 Awarded Italian Government-Flotto Lauro-Dante Alighieri Scholarship to study in Rome
1954 Exhibited as ‘Group Four’ at Victorian Artists’ Society, with Clifton Pugh, Don Laycock and John Howley
1950 Commenced four years full time painting course at National Gallery School, Melbourne
1944-1947 Studied engineering and architecture at the South Australian School of Mines (now University of South Australia)