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Laurence P. Sisson Edit Profile

artist

Laurence P. Sisson, American artist. Recipient 4th American prize, Hallmark International Show, 1949, 1st prize, Boston Arts Festival, 1956, 1964, Boston Watercolor Society, 1957.

Background

Sisson, Laurence P. was born on April 27, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Arthur Foster and Gertrude Davis Sisson.

Education

Student, Yale University, 1948—1949. Graduate, Worcester Museum School, Massachusetts, 1949. Doctor of Fine Arts, Maine College Art (formerly Portland School Art), 1992.

Career

Artist-in-residence Publick House, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, 1950. Guest lecturer Cincinnati Museum, 1954. Instructor, director Portland School Art, Maine, 1954—1958.

Corporator Worcestor Art Museum, Massachusetts, 1972. With United States Army, 1946-1947.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Artist (cover) Fortune Magazine, 1951, artist, actor (film) Maine Harvestors of the Sea, 1969. Author: (book) Along Time River, 1975. Represented in permanent collections inclusing Boston University, Berkshire Museum, Bowdin College, Clark University, Columbia Museum Fine Art, Boston Museum Fine Arts, DeCordova Museum, Darthmouth College, and others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, croquet.

Connections

Married Judy Haslee Zimmermann, May 17, 1990. Married Beatrice Bachelder Sisson (divorced). Children: Mark D., Kerry, David B., Derek Phoenix.

father:
Arthur Foster

mother:
Gertrude Davis Sisson

spouses:
Judy Haslee Zimmermann

Beatrice Bachelder Sisson

children:
Mark D. Sisson

Kerry Sisson

David B. Sisson

Derek Phoenix Sisson