Tim Allen Lawson was born and raised in Sheridan, Wyoming. Lawson studied drawing and portraiture at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts in Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Tim Allen Lawson has won numerous awards including the 2017 Prix De West Purchase Award; the Robert Lougheed Memorial Artists’ Choice Award; 2016 Directors’ Choice for Outstanding Landscape and the Robert Lougheed Memorial Artists’ Choice Award, both at the Prix de West; and the 2010 Founder’s Prize, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts. In 2008, he was chosen by the President and First Lady to create the painting for the official White House Christmas card.
Lawson lives with his wife and five children in Sheridan, Wyoming and Rockport, Maine.