Sunday, October 21, 2012

New Website

More recent work can be viewed at Nathan's website at

 Time Lapse of current mural project

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Paintings and Works on Paper

Hey Light (you can make me smile again)
Oil on Canvas

Methods of Reasoning (hide & seek)
Oil on Canvas

Invisible Cities
Oil on Canvas
(in the collection of Peter Lampke)

"The Blessed Isles"
48" diameter
Oil and Acrylic on Canvas

"Into the White-Stephen Vincent Kobasa"
Oil on Canvas

Second Life, 2008, Oil on Canvas, 18"x14"
(in the collection of Fred Dalkey)

"Till We Find the Blessed Isles Where Our Friends Are Dwelling"
Acrylic on Canvas

"Mockingbird", 2008
Acrylic on Canvas

"Song of the South"(same old song and dance),30"x28", acrylic on canvas panel, 2006
Logo on back of "Song of the South"

"Bird of Song", ink on drafting film, 11"x8.5", 2006 (in the Collection of Samuel Peterson)

Blue Shooters, acrylic on canvas panel, 18"x12", 2006 (in the Collection of Samuel Peterson)

Logo on back of "Blue Shooters"

work on paper, 18"x12", 2006

"My Fair Lady", 2006, 30"x26", Acrylic on Canvas

"Comedy of Eras", 2005, 108"x156", Acrylic on Canvas Panels (5)

"Drawing Last", 2005, 24"x32", Acrylic on Canvas Panel

"Fragments of a Future", 2004, 48"x60", Oil on Canvas

"Aqualung", 2004, 96"x72", Oil on Canvas

"Under My Thumb (History of the World Part 1)", 2005, 60"x108", Oil and Acrylic on 2 Canvas Panels (in the Collection of Andrew J. Daniels)

"I Fought the Law" , 2004, 72"x60", Oil on Canvas

"The Painted Bird", 2004, 86"x72", Resin, Wax, Acrylic, and Oil on Canvas Panel
(in the collection of Gary Grey)

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008


Marlow, installation at Seton Art Gallery, 2008
Sailboat hull, American Flag, Gas Cans and Manilla Rope (title is the name of the narrator of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness)

Installation shot of new work 2006

History of the World Part 2
Painted Installation
Acrylic on Shaped Birch Panels

Installation Shot of History of the World Part 2

Comedy of Eras
Acrylic on Canvas Panels
9'x13' (not including painted wall)


Faulting Towers
Graphite on Wall
at the Boston Center for the Arts
Mills Gallery

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Exhibition Record

Solo Exhibitions

2009 The Hygienic, "Will Holub & Nathan Lewis", New London, CT
2008: "The Blessed Isles" Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, NYC
Where Heaven Made Fun, Seton Art Gallery, University of New Haven
2006: University Of Bridgeport, Bridgeport,CT
2005: Grand Projects New Haven,CT. “Industrial Garage Band: Nathan Lewis and his Art School Posse”
2004 : Tufts University, Boston, MA. “XO”, Graduate Thesis Exhibition
2003 : Golden Street Gallery, New London, CT. “Towards a Narrative Space: Paintings by Nathan Lewis”

Group Exhibitions

John Slade Ely Center for Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT "Uneasy Prospects" curated by Paul Clabby
The Aldrich Museum or Contemporary Art Ridgefield, CT, "Full Circle" curated by Regine Basha
Artspace Live Auction, New Haven, CT
The Mattatuck Museum of Art, "The Connecticut Biennial" curated by Janice LaMotta

Shoreline Arts Center, Cohassett, MA "Paint" juried by Gerry Bergstein
Alexey Von Schlipee Gallery, New London, CT "Cultural Divide" curated by Brad Guarino

Pulse Art Fair, New York, NY Freight & Volume Gallery
Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT. "Aldrich Undercover"
Museum of Fine Arts Sophia, Sophia, Bulgaria, "Cultural Divide"

The Aldrich Contemporary art museum and Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT. “Radius”
Boston Center for the arts, Mills gallery, Boston, MA. “19th Annual Drawing show” Curated by Denise Markonich
Artspace, New Haven, CT. “New Work New Haven,” juried by Steven Holmes, then Director of Real Artways
Kehler Liddel Gallery, New Haven, CT. “SCSU Faculty Show”
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT. “Waterfall”, Curated by Michael Rippens

Paier College of Art, New Haven, CT. “Faculty -Show”
Stonington Vineyards Gallery, Stonington, CT. “Prelude to the Season”, Los Angeles, CA. “Diurnals” Online Drawing Exhibition, juried by Andy Jenkins
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. “Annual Juried Show” (Juried by Kathryn Chan, Wlodzimierz Ksiazek, and Rob Clifford)
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT. “Faculty Collects”
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT. “Beyond the BFA” (juried by Philip Pearlstein)

Vose Gallery, Boston, MA. ”Teaching the New Realism: Mentors and Protégés”
The Model Gallery, Boston, MA. “Pretty Paintings”
Visual Research Gallery, New Haven, CT. “For The Person Who Has Everything”
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. “Student Exhibition”


New York Press, "The Art of Stuff" review and video interview by julia Morton 2/22/08

Big Red & Shiny, "Nathan Lewis at Seton Art Gallery, by Stephen Kobasa, Boston, MA 9/14/08

The New Haven Advocate, "That Bright Land" by Tom MacMillan, 9/25/08

The Republican American, "Say What?" review of CT Biennial by Tracy O'Shaughnessy 10/9/08

The New Haven Register, "Today's complex world fodder for fine Ely House exhibit" by Judy Birke2/24/08

Connecticut Art Scene, "Imaginitive Painting at Ely House" by Hank Hoffman 2/14/08

The New Haven Advocate, "Good Looking" by Stephen Vincent Kobasa 2/20/08

The Patriot Ledger, "Pieces of Mind" by Megan McKee Quincy, MA 12/13/07

The New Haven Register, “Grand Project’s closing leaves void in alternative-space art”,by Donna Doherty, 8/26/07

The New York Times, the Art of Nathan Lewis -Basic Instinct:Doing What Artists Do, by Benjamin Genocchio NYC,NY 1/15/2006

The New Haven Register, Grand Spaces-’Garage Band Hits Only High Notes’, by Judy Birke New Haven, CT 1/23/2006

Art in New England, Drawing Published as ad for19th Drawing Show, Dec/Jan 2006 issue
The Modesto Bee, The Art of Persistence, by Lisa Millegan,Modesto, CA 2/26/06

The New Haven Independent, The Big Picture, by Paul Bass New Haven, CT 1/06

Play Magazine, Mixing Media, by Jane Rushmore New Haven, CT, 3/15/06

The Boston Globe, With Striking Images, ‘Drawing Show’ leaves it’s mark, by Cate McQuaid Boston, MA, 12/23/2005

Big red and shiny, contributor to published article, Contemporary art in the age of Isms, Boston, MA

Big red and shiny, 19th Drawing Show, by Rachel Gepner Boston, MA

Boston Pheonix, Mutations on a theme: The Drawing show gets the willies, review by Christopher Millis Boston, MA

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Radius Emerging Artist Program, image chosen for announcement flyer

Big red and shiny, author of published review, Matthew Ritchie at Mass Moca, North Adams, MA

Big red and shiny, author of published review, The Charged Image, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

Big red and shiny, author of published review, Inverted World, Artspace, New Haven, CT

International Artist Magazine, painting and statement published in association with exhibition at Vose Gallery, Boston, MA

Boston Globe, work featured and reviewed on front page of arts section by Christine Temin, 12/10/2003