Lawrence Gendron

Lawrence Gendron

Visiting Instructor

Lawrence Gendron was born in Claremont, N.H. in 1952. He studied painting, printmaking and art history at Windham College in Putney, Vt., and spent a year painting on the Connecticut coast before moving into a Tribeca loft in 1976, where he still lives. Larry joined Rodgers Studio, a small graphic design firm and worked directly with advertising agencies on large accounts, including Goodyear, 7-Up, DuPont and Eastman Kodak. In 1980 he moved to Sports Illustrated to design the magazine's annual Year in Sports issue. He remained with SI as an art director for 8 years, building a close relationship with scores of illustrators.

Larry served as Art Director and Creative Director at Financial World from 1988 to 1997 and is the founding Art and Design director of The Deal llc., a publishing and media company started in 1999 by the late Bruce Wasserstein. Over the years, Larry has worked with hundreds of illustrators and photographers. His commissioned work has won awards from the Society of Illustrators, Art Direction, Print, Creativity and Folio.

He has a painting studio in Washington, Conn.

Lawrence teaches SPT: Publications.

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