David Carmack Lewis

I believe it is through narrative and metaphor, two of the oldest tools of art, that we find new meaning in the familiar.

Latest News:
Oct. 11 – Dec. 7, 2019: Narratives & Metaphors
solo exhibit of nearly 30 new and older paintings at the Coos Art Museum. The exhibit is supported by a Professional Development Grant from the Regional Arts & Culture Council.

August 2018: "Absence & Presence" completed: a large mural in downtown Boise, Idaho, depicting the houses that formerly stood on the property. The houses were not destroyed but moved to other locations in the city (see reviews and news for media coverage).

June 2018: Awarded first place in the annual "Expressions West" show at the Coos Art Museum by juror Archana Horsting, co-founder and director of the Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, CA.

July 2017: "A God In The Hearth: a visual essay on fire and fossil fuels" was featured as a solo exhibition at the Art Center in Corvallis OR (see portfolios). A catalog of the exhibition was published through a generous grant from the Oregon Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation.

"I believe it is through narrative and metaphor, the oldest tools of art, that we create and comprehend the new, as well as find new meaning in the familiar."