Steve Lewis

an American artist living in Leipzig, Germany

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STEVE LEWIS

 

CURRENT POSITION:

Visual Artist: Painter, Steve Lewis Art Studio, Halle 14- 3OG, Studio 9, Spinnerei, Leipzig-Plagwitz, Germany.

Artist-Teacher, (February 2002 - ), Leipzig International School, Leipzig, Germany.

Head of Arts Department, (August 2011 - 2015 ), Leipzig International School, Leipzig, Germany.

Director of Visual Arts, (August 2015 - ), Leipzig International School, Leipzig, Germany.

 

Coordinator for "Test Your English," (January 2005- ), this project is a joint effort between Leipzig International

School and the Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig, LIS art students conduct bi-monthly tours in English at the museum.

 

EDUCATION:

M. F. A., Painting, Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, USA. 1999

Study Abroad, Fine Arts, Reading University, Reading, England. 1992-1993

B. F. A., Art, with emphasis in Painting and Drawing, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. 1994

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

"Upon the Lilienstein" and "Boys" ehemaliges Gohliser Wannenbad, Nacht der Kunst (NdK), Leipzig. 2017

“Meta-Triptychs,” Westflügel, ehemaliges Gohliser Wannenbad, Nacht der Kunst (NdK), Leipzig. 2016

“Winter Exhibition” Noch Besser Leben, Leipzig, 2015

“Meta-Triptychs,” Linguarama, Leipzig. 2014

“Meta-Triptychs,” Webervogel, Leipzig. 2014

“Divided Loyalties,” A.- Hoffmann-Str. 45, Leipzig. 2002

“Installation and Paintings,” V & M Deutschland GmbH, Zeithain. 2001

“New Paintings,” Linguarama Sprachinstitut, Leipzig. 2001

“New Paintings,” Window Display, Berliner Str. 1, Leipzig. 2000

“Certain Separation,” Bates Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA, USA. 2000

“Constricted Emotion,” The Brew House Gallery - Space 101, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. (Jury) 1999

“Forget-Me-Not,” (with Lisa Austin and Renee Zettle-Sterling) Center for the Visual Arts, Chautauqua Institution,

Chautauqua, NY, USA. 1999

“Broken Unit,” Bates Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA, USA. (Jury) 1999

 

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

"Wahltag" Autumn Studio Tour, Halle 14, Studio Nr.9, Spinnerei 7, Leipzig, 2017

"Boys" Spring Studio Tour, Halle 14, Studio Nr.9, Spinnerei 7, Leipzig, 2017

"Upon the Lilienstein" Winter Studio Tour, Halle 14, Studio Nr.9, Spinnerei 7, Leipzig, 2016

"Meta-Triptychs" Autumn Studio Tour, Halle 14, Studio Nr.9, Spinnerei 7, Leipzig, 2016

"Vom Teller Waescher zum Kuenstler" Kosmetik ART Galerie, Leipzig, 2016

"Post Americana" Galerie Potemka, Leipzig, 2015

 

THREE PERSON EXHIBITIONS:

"...Geht Weiter" Kirow-Werk, Spinnerei 11, Leipzig, 2016

"Fall Show" Kirow-Werk, Spinnerei 11, Leipzig, 2014

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

ERÖFFNUNG Galerie FLOX, Dresden, 2017

“Open Studios” ARS AVANTI, Leipzig, 2017

2nd Annual Pitman Art Stroll, Pitman Gallery & Art Center, Pitman, NJ, USA, 2017 (Juried)s

"Backyards" Society of New Jersey Artists, Witt Gallery,The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ, USA, 2017

"Associate Artist Show II" North Gallery, The Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ, USA, 2017

"Auktion zur Nacht der Kunst 2017" Clubheim Samuel Heinicke, Huygensstraße 1, Leipzig, 2017

"KA7" 7th Cellar Exhibition, Leipzig, 2016

"Associate Artist Show II" RRCA: North Gallery, Millville, NJ, USA, 2016

"Fundamental" 5. Mediations Biennale Poznań, Poznań, Poland. 2016 (Invitational)

“Open Studios” ARS AVANTI, Leipzig. 2016

"The Miniaturist" 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: Miniatur, Leipzig. 2016

"Auktion" Nacht der Kunst, Leipzig, 2016 (Group Catalogue)

"Casting Shadows" Society of NJ Artists at the Public Library, Vineland, NJ, USA, 2016

"Summertime" OCFAL, Ocean City, NJ, USA, 2016

"Your Only Limit is You" Studio Exhibition, Leipzig, 2016

"Time and Reflection" RRCA: North Gallery, Millville, NJ, USA, 2016

"Associate Artist Show I" RRCA: North Gallery, Millville, NJ, USA, 2016

"Passages" Society of NJ Artists at Gallery 50, Bridgeton, NJ, USA, 2016 (first place award)

"Change Your Culture" Galerie Potemka, Leipzig, 2016

"Exquisite Corpse" (in collaboration with Young Artists of LIS) 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: Super!MACHT, Leipzig. 2015

"Hula Loop" (in collaboration with Manuela De Merito and Ameen) 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: Super!MACHT, Leipzig. 2015

“Opening Gala” Webervogel, Leipzig. 2014

“Kunst ist… Tacheles” im Palais Reichenbach, Altenburg. 2014

"Schnittmenge / Intersection" 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: Optimaler Schnitt, Leipzig. 2014

“Open Studios” ARS AVANTI, Leipzig. 2012

"Begattungshäuschen" 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: Habseligkeit, Leipzig. 2008

“Open Studios” ARS AVANTI, Leipzig. 2008

“MFA Alumni Painting Show” Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA, USA. (Invitational) 2008

“Emotions” Art in City-hall, Borsdorf. 2007

“Open Studios” ARS AVANTI, Leipzig. 2007

“Zeitcleich-Zeichen 2007: Die Rückseite des Mondes” BBK Leipzig Gallery VOR ORT OST, Leipzig. (Invitational,

Group Catalogue) 2007

“Divided Loyalties” 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: Kunst ist kein Spaß, Leipzig. 2007

“Lametta” BBK Leipzig Gallery VOR ORT OST, Leipzig. 2006

"Shadows" 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: Phantom..., Leipzig. 2006

“Open Studios” ARS AVANTI, Leipzig. 2003

"XPOSÈ3- Leipzig Artists" Messehof, Leipzig. 2003

"New Artists" Pope Galleries, Barcelona, Spain. 2003

“High Hopes” 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: ZEIT IST..., Leipzig. 2002

“Open Studios” ARS AVANTI, Leipzig. 2002

“Alles um (für) den Stuhl” Bagage: Das Theater Der Jungen Welt, Leipzig. 2002

“Lebendige Stadt” Stiftung Lebendige Stadt, Leipzig/Berlin. 2002

“Jonny Owe” 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: Banale Grande, Leipzig. 2002

“21 x 21” BBK Mittelhessen/BBK Leipzig, Giessen. 2002

“Close Contact” 24 Hour Exhibition GalerieRieRiemann: body/check, Leipzig. 2001

“POPKULTUR- 3. Messe für junge Kunst” Werk II, Leipzig. 2001

“Print Show 2000” Lakeside Gallery, Edinboro, PA, USA. (Jury) 2000

“Graduate Print Show” Frame Shop Gallery, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA, USA. 1999

“Spring Show” Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA, USA. (Jury) 1999

“Egress: First Night Erie” The Baker Building, Erie, PA, USA. (Jury) 1999

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Society of New Jersey Artists (or SNJA) (Newfield, NJ, USA)

 

Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts (or RRCA) (Millville, NJ, USA) (associate member)

 

Ocean City Fine Arts League (or OCFAL) (Ocean City, NJ, USA)

Gallery 50 (Bridgeton, NJ, USA)

 

AWARDS:

First Place Award, "Passages" Society of NJ Artists at Gallery 50, Bridgeton, NJ, USA, 2016

Outstanding Graduate Student in Painting. Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. 2000

 

WORK AND OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Art Instructor, Women’s Center, Lauchhammer, Germany. 1994 - 1995

Gallery Attendant, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, USA. 1997 - 1998

Gifted and Talented Arts Instructor, Project Enhance, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, USA. 1998 - 2000

Studio Assistant, Edinboro University, Edinboro, Pennsylvania, USA. 1998 – 2000

ESL Teacher, Freelance, Linguarama Sprachinstitut, Leipzig, Germany, 1994 - 1997 / 2002 -2004

“Show of Dubious Talents” Leipzig International School, Leipzig, 2007

 

GALLERY REPRESENTATION:

Pope Galleries, Baixada del Cacador 2 bjs., 08002 Barcelona, Spain. 2003-2004

 

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