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Artists Rights Society (ARS) is the preeminent copyright, licensing, and monitoring organization for visual artists in the United States. Founded in 1987, ARS represents the intellectual property rights interests of over 50,000 visual artists and estates of visual artists from around the world.
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This website, a comprehensive online resource on the art and legacy of Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, is supported by the Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, established in 2000. The website and Lawrence Foundation supported programs are the Foundation's primary initiatives.


Barbara Earl Thomas c/o The Northwest African American Museum
2300 South Massachusettes Street, Seattle, Wa 98144
e-mail: barbaraearlthomas@mac.com


The Jacob and Gwen Lawrence Foundation supports its designated programs but does not accept unsolicited funding requests. The endowed programs described on this website have been funded by the personal estate of Jacob and Gwen Lawrence.

The Foundation does not appraise works of art or establish provenance. For appraisals information, contact Francine Seders, francinesedera@gmail.com or Heidi Lange at DC Moore Gallery, hlange@dcmooregallery.com

For rights information and permission to reproduce the work of Jacob Lawrence or Gwen Knight Lawrence, please contact the Artist Rights Society.

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