Artist Biography

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Anastasia Lewis

                     Intermediate(NDD)           St Martins School of Art, London
                                                            Regent St Polytechnic,London
                     Theatre Design                 Central School of Art, London

1963-1990                                            Scene painter, prop maker, freelance theatre designer (Nationals tours and West End).
                                                            Costume designer for TV and commercials.

1990-1992                                            Short courses in Painting and Printmaking at Chelsea and Central St Martins.

1992-                                                   Painting full time

Solo exhibitions

2011                                                   'I feel like everyone else.........', Gallery Long and Ryle, London

2007                                                   Bend in the River Gallery, Gainsborough, Lincs

2005                                                   Artist Eye Gallery ,Notting Hill, London

1999                                                   ‘First Edition’, Canary Wharf, London, E.14

Group Shows

2019                                                  'Spring', Hampstead school of Art, London

                                                         Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

                                                         'Warming Bells',north Sea Observatory, Lincolnshire


2018                                                  Discerning Eye , Mall galleries, London                                                 

                                                              'Across the Seas', Sam Scorer Gallery, Lincoln


2017                                                  'Strange Convergences', The Barn, Lincolnshire


2016                                                   Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

                                                          Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London


2015                                                   Short film: 'Tea for Two',



2013                                                   'Host', curator of exhibition at Kingsgate Gallery,London

                                                          'Tea for Two', performance work, Kingsgate Gallery, London

                                                           Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead, London


2012                                                   Royal Watercolor Society, Mall Galleries, London

                                                          London Print Fair, Royal Academy

2011                                                   HamptonArt, Long Island, USA

                                                          London Art Fair, Islington, London

2009                                                   The London Group, Menier Gallery,London

2008                                                   National Art Competition, Chichester
                                                          London Art Fair, Islington

2007                                                   Pastel Society, Mall Galleries, London
2005                                                   The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London
                                                          Bend in the River Gallery, Gainsborough, Lincs
2004                                                   Hunting Art Prize, RCA, London
                                                          The Pastel Society, The Mall Galleries, London
                                                          The Singer Friedlander Watercolour Competition, The Mall Galleries, London
                                                          The Discerning Eye, The Mall Galleries, London
                                                          'Rien a Declarer', NovArt’04,Bordeaux and London

2003                                                   'Art on the Map', selected show at Bridge St studio,Gainsborough, Lincs
                                                          Artist Eye Gallery, 4 selected artists

2002                                                   'ArtFutures', Contemporary Art Society, London
                                                          'Art Projects', selected group show

2001                                                   ‘Identikit’ selected two person show, Kingsgate Gallery, London
                                                          Brent Open, Willesden Green Library, London

2000                                                   Selected for ‘Art on the Map’ , Lincs

1998                                                   ‘Brilliant Twelve’ ,selected, Pitshanger Manor Gallery, W. London
                                                          Kettles Yard Open, Cambridge
                                                         ‘Abstractions’, Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London

1997                                                   Cheltenham Open Drawing Competition
                                                          Eastern Open, Norfolk

1996                                                   'First Sight’, selected Pitshanger Manor Gallery, W.London

1995                                                   'The Studio', selected, W. London

1994                                                   ‘Concepts and Techniques’, Shaftesbury Centre, Richmond, Surrey

1992                                                   Group Show, Lethaby Gallery ,CSM, London
                                                          The London Group, Concourse Gallery, Barbican,London

Further information


“Artists in Britain Since 1945”, editor, David Buckman (2005)

Essay: ‘I feel like everyone else, I just look different’ , Jake Auerbach  (March 2011)

Public Collections : New Hall College, Cambridge

                           Great Ormond Street Hospital, London (signage)

                           Collyer-Bristow, London