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Tony Lewis

Tony Lewis

American, born 1986

Tony Lewis was born in 1986 in Los Angeles, California, and currently lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. In an ever-expanding engagement with drawing, Lewis harnesses the medium of graphite powder to confront such social and political topics as race, power, communication, and labor. His work has been the subject of recent solo exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC (2018); Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts (2017); Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy (2016); and Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio (2015). He participated in the 2014 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, New York and was the recipient of the 2017–18 Ruth Ann and Nathan Perlmutter Artist-in-Residence Award at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.

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