"A God In The Hearth: a visual essay on fire and fossil fuels"
will be a featured solo exhibtion at the Art Center in Corvallis OR
in the summer of 2017 (Dates to be announced):
The Art Center
700 SW Madison Ave
My recent mural project was completed this summer on N. Mississippi Ave. (at Ecliptic Brewing, 825 N. Cook) in portland OR.
See "Murals" in menu on left.
Mr. Lewis won the People's Choice award in the 2015 West Coast Biennial at the Turtle Bay Exploration Park Museum in Redding, California. His work is regularly featured in the "Expressions West" show at the Coos Art Museum in Oregon and was awarded 1st place in 2011, an honorable mention in 2015 and 3rd in 2016.
Mr. Lewis has participated in numerous juried and curated shows throughout the American west and beyond. He lives in Portland, Oregon where his work is currently represented at www.atticgallery.com.
Mr. Lewis began his career as an illustrator and although he has focused solely on independent work for more than a decade, he has never abandoned narrative image making. Originally from Virginia, he earned his BFA at Virginia Commonwealth University with additional education in Cardiff, Wales UK.
"It is through narrative and metaphor, the oldest tools of art, that we both create and comprehend the new."