Lawrence entered the Industrial Design program at the Center for Creative Studies: College of Art and Design in Detroit Michigan in the fall of 1989. He later transferred into the Graphic Communication program and eventually majored in Art direction. He recalls that “even in art school, I stood out as the art director who knew how to draw”. Upon graduating in 1994, Lawrence began his career as an Art director working on numerous national accounts doing print and television work. In 2008, he was invited to work on a trading card set for Iron Man 2. Since then, Lawrence has turned out work for numerous pop culture brands including: Star Wars, Marvel and DC Comics–where he illustrated covers for “The Vampire Diaries” and "Sensation Comics featuring Wonder Woman". Lawrence resides in Dallas, Texas.