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Mike Lawson (b.1944)
University of Liverpool
Artist who studied at Liverpool College of Art, 1960–3, Royal College of Art, 1963–6, then University of Washington, in America, 1967. His exhibitions included Atkinson Art Gallery in Southport and Gordon Woodside Galleries in Seattle and he was represented in Merseyside Artists 3, toured by Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1986–7, and a mixed show at The Living Room, 1994. Surreal distortions, humour and fantasy were aspects of Lawson’s work, which incorporated comic illustrations. Liverpool University holds it in its collection.
Text source: 'Artists in Britain Since 1945' by David Buckman (Art Dictionaries Ltd, part of Sansom & Company)