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NATE LEWIS
Born, Beaver Falls, PA, 1985. Lives and works in New York City. Education

2010 Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA

Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2020
Latent Tapestries , Fridman Gallery, New York, NY

2019
Untitled, Art Miami Beach with Remy Jungerman, Fridman Gallery, Miami, FL Paris Photo, Curiosa section, Fridman Gallery, Paris, France
The Armory Show, Focus section, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY

2018
EXPO Chicago, Fridman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Special Projects, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY Latent Tensions , Spring Break Art Show curated by Dustin Yellin

2017
Mosaic Project , Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA Tensions in Tapestries , Morton Fine Art, Washington D.C.

2016
Cheryl Derricotte and Nate Lewis: Fragile Vessels , Loyola University, Baltimore, MD Biological Tapestries 1st Movement , Morton Fine Art, Washington D.C.

Group Exhibitions 2021

A Stranger’s Soul Is A Deep Well, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY
Arches and Ink, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
Retro Africa Gallery presents Do This in Memory of Us, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, NY

2020

Hide and Seek: Portraying, Projecting, and Playing , 21 C Museum, Kansas City, MO Translating Valence , Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

Black Voices/Black Microcosm: curated by Destiniee Ross Sutton, CF Hill, Stockholm, Sweden Art On The Grid, Public Art Fund, New York, NY
Voices: curated by Musa Anwari, Studio 525, New York, NY
Statues Also Die, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut

Listening for the Unsaid, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of The Black & Hispanic Body in Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia beach, VA

Parallels and Peripheries: Fractals and Fragments: Curated by Larry Ossei Mensah, Galleria Anna Marra, Rome, Italy

Men of Change , Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition Services, California African American Museum of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2019

Men of Change , Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition Services, Washington State Historical Society, Tacoma, WA

Dress Up, Speak Up: Regalia and Resistance , 21 C Museum, Cincinnati, OH

Men of Change , Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition Services, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati, OH

William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT

Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary , California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2018

Shifting Gaze: A Reconstruction of The Black & Hispanic Body In Contemporary Art, organized by Shannon Fitzgerald, Mennello Museum of American Art, Orlando, FL

Legacy Of The Cool: A Tribute To Barkley Hendricks , Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Mass College of Art & Design, Boston, MA

Strange Beach , Fridman Gallery, New York, NY
Harlem Postcards, The Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY

2017
Art on the Vine, Martha’s Vineyard, MA Terrestrial Resonance , Art in Flux, Harlem, NY

Handmade : Made by Hand , Morton Fine Art, Washington, D.C. 2016 Art on the Vine, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
SELECT WPA Art Auction Exhibition, Washington, D.C.

2016

Alchemical Vessels , Joan Hisaoka Gallery, Washington, D.C.

The First , Cordesa Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

Selfish , Brilliant Champions Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Texas Contemporary, Exhibited with Morton Fine Art, Houston, TX We may be through with the past , GalleryNine5, New York, NY

2015
Transformer Auction, Washington, D.C.
WPA Art Night, Hickok Cole Architects, Washington, D.C.
Aqua Art Fair showed with Morton Fine Art, Art Basel, Miami, FL
SELECT WPA Art Auction Exhibition, Artisphere, Rosslyn, VA
D.C. Commission of the Arts & Humanities Visual Artist Grant Recipients Exhibition, Washington D.C. Alchemical Vessels , Joan Hisaoka Gallery, Washington, D.C.

2014

Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Regional Final Washington, D.C. Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series National Finals, Washington, D.C. SCOPE art fair, Miami, FL

WPA Art Night, Hickok Cole Architects, Washington, D.C.

Call + Response IV, Hole In The Sky, Washington, D.C.

Timeless Remnants, Morton Fine Arts, Washington D.C.

Over the Edge: Paper works unbound Part 1 and Part 2 : Juried by Claire Gilman, Curator at the Drawing Center, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn NY

2013
Art Show_05, Pizza Factory, Hole In The Sky, Washington, D.C.

Art Show_02, A Room Full of Murals, Hole In The Sky, Washington, D.C. Art Show_01 , A D.C. Showcase, Hole In The Sky, Washington, D.C.

Collaborative Projects

2019

Kassa Overall, Jazz Gallery Residency, The Jazz Gallery, New York, NY 2020

Kassa Overall, Ben Lamar Gay, Matana Roberts, Luke Stewart, Melanie Charles, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY

Grants / Awards / Residencies

2020 BRIC Colene Brown Art Prize Art Noir 12

2018 Dieu Donne: Artist Workspace Residency, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Pioneer Works: Artist in residence, Brooklyn, NY
Agora Culture, Art on the Vine Artist In Residence, Martha’s Vineyard, MA Recipient, D.C. Commission of the Arts & Humanities Visual Artist Fellowship Grant Recipient, 2015 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Regional Winner, Washington D.C.

Public Collections
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Weatherspoon Art Museum
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Baltimore Museum of Art
The Studio Museum in Harlem
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin The Dean Collection
Grinnell College
Gund Gallery Collection, Kenyon College
University of Maryland

21c Museum Hotels
Petrucci Family Foundation Collection

Publications
Lewis, Nate and Niama Safia Sandy. Nate Lewis: Latent Tapestries. New York: Fridman Gallery, 2020.

Rizzoli Electa. Fired Up! Ready to Go!: Finding Beauty, Demanding Equity: An African American Life in Art. The Collections of Peggy Cooper Cafritz. 2018

Royale, Renee. “Nate Lewis’ Intricate Paper Sculptures Are Informed by What He Learned in Nursing School.” Observer , February 28, 2020.

Interview with Phyllis Hollis and Nate Lewis. CEREBRAL WOMEN, February 11, 2020.

Leung, Gabrielle. “Nate Lewis’ Multidisciplinary Works Challenge Perspectives on Race & History.”

HYPEBEAST, February 4, 2020.

Cowan, Katy. “Nate Lewis’s intricately carved works on paper share his experience as a ‘critical-care’

nurse in Washington DC.” CREATIVE BOOM, January 30, 2020.

Campbell, Nicholas. “Questions about Collecting Photography Answered by an Art Adviser.” Artsy,

November 7, 2019.

Hawbaker, KT. “10 must-see galleries at EXPO Chicago.” Chicago Tribune , September 28, 2018.

Graves, Cassidy Dawn. “Art This Week: Beach Bodies, Paintings and Who Gets to Play.” Bedford + Bowery, July 24, 2018.

Fawz, Kabra. Nate Lewis: Irredeemable Narratives, Irreconcilable Ideas. Ocula. March 20, 2020. Packard, Cassie. Critics Pick Nate Lewis at Fridman Gallery. Art Forum. April 2020
Mitter, Siddhartha. “This Artist Got His Start as an E.R. Nurse.” New York Times, March 19, 2020.