Podi Lawrence

Podi Lawrence

Portland, Dorset, United Kingdom

About Podi Lawrence

A full time artist/illustrator/teacher since the early 1980's.
Winner of a Bronze Medal 1994 Salon de Paris.
Work selected by Prince Charles for the 1997 Discerning Eye Exhibition, London.. exhibited with the Society of Women, United Society of Artists, and others.
Residency with the English National Ballet, Swan Theatre, High Wycombe, several ballet companies and orchestras, in the UK, and K-W Symphony Orchestra, Perimeter Institute, Uptown Jazz Festival illustrations for 10 years and others in Canada. The first International biennial at the Museum des Arts Panama.

Inspired by light and colour, reflections, sunlight and shadows. My speciality has been portraiture and figurative works - body movement, dancers, musicians, body stances and figurative expressions. Resident artist for the Waterloo Jazz Festival, Canada, from 2001 - 20012
Recent series of paintings are of the colors and patterns of shadows forests, light through the trees.
Mediums used vary from oils, acrylics, inks, watercolours and pastels and drawing mediums.

A respected and inspiring tutor in fine art drawing and painting skills. Contact the artist for up to date courses in the UK, and planned residential courses in Kalymnos Greece.

Lives in Dorset, England.



Art education to NDD level and beyond (many years ago), but possibly gave me a work ethic which I still adhere to.
Attended workshops by revered artists in the Federation of British Artist at the Mall galleries.

After gaining a teaching certificate I have taught at adult education centres in the UK and Canada as well as organising and teaching privately and holiday courses at current location in Dorset and Kalymnos , Greece.


May 22 - 1st June, DORST ART WEEKS - Open Studio throughout Dorset. Podi will be exhibition at the Not the Castle, Weymouth and at her Studio on Portland.(Hopefully)

September 7 - 14 painting holiday Kalymnos, Greece


Permanently exhibiting work at 87 Fortuneswell, Portland, Dorset DT5 1LY

Mostly online
Luminaire arts Gallery, Pimlico, London
Artwey cic