Forrest Lawson

Email: Lawsonfcl@gmail.com

https://forrestlawson.com

Orlando, FL - Athens, GA


 Exhibitions

2019  Stories, Dab Art Quarterly, Ventura, CA (Catalogue) [April-June 2019]

  ArtFieldsGrand Prize Winner, Lake City, SC (Catalogue) [April-May 2019]

2018 Praxis, Biannual BFA Exhibition, UCF Art Gallery, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL [Catalogue] [November 2018]

2016 Solo Exhibition, Closeted, Gallery 247, FAVO Motel Studios, Orlando, FL [March 2016]

STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, UCF Art Gallery, University of Central Florida, Orlando,

FL [October 2016]


 Education

2019 Master of Fine Arts (candidate), Studio Art with Sculpture Specialization, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

[August 2019 - May 2022]

2018   Bachelor of Fine Arts, Studio Art with Sculpture Specialization, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

[December 2018]

2012   Associates in Architectural Design, Valencia College, Orlando, FL [May 2012]


Professional Experience

2018 Fama Creations / Carpenter/Custom Woodworker / Orlando, FL [July 2018-Present]

2014 ADLab/Universal Creative / Internship / University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL [July-August 2014]


  Media & Publications

2019 DabArts Quarterly, Stories, Ventura, CA [April - June 2019]

SCNOW, Lauren Owens, [May 5, 2019] https://www.scnow.com/living/artfields/article_6c2d09f4-6edc-11e9-9af7-2bf830b0ec08.html

2018 Create Magazine Issue 12 – Miami Art Edition – 2 Year Anniversary Edition, Curated by Kaly Scheller-Barrett, CreateMagazine.com [December 2018]

2016 Artborne Magazine Jenn Allen, ARTBORNE Magazine, Volume1:Issue 2, Featured Artist, Orlando, FL, Artbornemagazine.com [August 2016]


 Competitions/Awards/Commissions

2019 ArtFields 2019/ Grand Prize Winner/ Lake City, SC [May 2019]

2014 Starbuck’s Design Competition / First Place Winner /University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL / [May 2014]


 Artist Talks

2017   NEXT: A CommunityAmerican Institute of Architects, Makers Space, Orlando, FL [October 2017]