Lawrence P. Anderson
Chair, Department of Fine Arts
Professor of Visual Arts
Francis Marion University
|Lawrence Anderson came to
Francis Marion University in 2000 to serve as Chair of the
Department of Fine Arts and Professor of Visual
Arts. His duties include coordination of the
Department's majors in Art Education, Music Industry,
Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts; chairing the FMU Artist
Series Committee; and teaching in the Visual Arts program.
Professor Anderson was born in Canby, Minnesota. He studied at the University of South Dakota, from which he earned his B. F. A. in 1973. Mr. Anderson began graduate studies at the University of Nebraska and received his MFA from the University of Kentucky in 1981. He was an Artist-In-The-Schools resident for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Kentucky Arts Commission from 1977-80. From 1987 through 2000 he taught at the University of South Dakota and served as Chair of the Department of Art. He has also been a professor at the University of Louisville, University of Kentucky, and the University of Wisconsin Center, Marsfield. His work has been included in over 100 exhibits, 30 invitational print portfolios, and more than 30 public and private collections.