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ERIN LAWLOR was born in 1969 in Epping, England. She received her Bachelor of History of Art degree in 1992 from Paris-Sorbonne University, France. 

She has had numerous solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include Invincible Summer at Wellington Arch and Earthly Delights at Vigo Gallery (2023), both in London, and accompanied by a catalogue with an essay by Dr. David Anfam; Erin Lawlor - la vie en rose at Miles McEnery Gallery, New York (2022); entre chien et loup, at Luca Tommasi Arte, Milan (2021); Memory of a Free Festival, at Fox/Jensen/McCrory Gallery, Auckland (2020); Erin Lawlor at Miles McEnery Gallery, NYC (2019); “cat on the raz,” Espacio Valverde, Madrid; hiraeth, Fox/Jensen Gallery, Sydney (both 2018); Erin Lawlor, Rod Barton, Brussels (2016).

In 2017, a survey exhibition of Lawlor’s work, onomatopoeia, took place at the Rothko Museum in Daugavpils, Latvia, and her work was showcased in Maleri.Nu/Paint.Now at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek Museum, Copenhagen, in 2016.      

Recent group exhibitions include The Cabin LA presents: a Curated Flashback, at the Green Family Foundation, Dallas; Making a Mark: Abstraction in the Ahmanson Collection, Irvine, CA; Raven, at Fox/Jensen, Sydney; 10, at PM/AM, London, and Holding Hands, at Union Gallery, London; Hallucinogenic at Gallery Gerhard Hofland, Amsterdam; British Painting 2019 at Space K, Seoul; A brief History of Abstraction, Rønnebæksholm; L’Echappée Belle, Erin Lawlor/Bram van Velde, at Galerie Pauline Pavec, Paris; Drei Künstlerinnen der Gegenwart, at the French Institute Mayence/Mainz;  Bête Noire/Candyman, The Neutra Museum, Los Angeles; A full open hand, drippings, and carefully masked lines, Galleri Jacob Bjørn,  Aarhus (…)       


Her work is present in numerous private collections. Public collections include the New Hall Art Collection, Cambridge, UK; the Rothko Museum, Latvia, and Kolon Group Art Collection, Seoul, South Korea. 

Erin Lawlor currently lives and works in London. 


studio, East London, January 2019

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