Lawrence Leitch


Lawrence Leitch (1958- ) worked briefly as a professional musician before committing fully to his career as a painter. The son of Christchurch based artist, Peter Leitch, Leitch attended Wellington Polytechnic School of Design and on completion of his studies worked as a commercial artist.

In the late 1980s Leitch spent time in the United States travelling and studying artistic trends. On returning to New Zealand he became further involved in seriograph printmaking which lead to commercial success. He has been awarded a Gold Medal at the New Zealand Pride in Print Awards for his prints.