2022-2023 Artist-in-Residence: Nate Lewis

Photograph of artist Nate Lewis

2022-2023 Artist-in-Residence: Nate Lewis

Based in New York City, artist Nate Lewis explores history through patterns, textures, and rhythm, creating meditations of celebration and lamentations. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University, and he practiced critical-care nursing in DC-area hospitals for nine years. 

His work has been exhibited at the California African American Museum; The Studio Museum in Harlem; The Yale Center for British Art; 21c Museum Hotels; with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services. Past residencies include Pioneer Works and Dieu Donne. Lewis’s work is in the public collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Blanton Museum of Art, and The University of Austin at Texas. His most recent solo exhibition, Tuning the Current, was on view at Fridman Gallery in New York City earlier this fall. The featured works raised “questions about the interrelatedness of physical movement, history and healing, particularly (but not only) in the context of African diasporic art and culture.” To learn more about Lewis’s work, visit his website: ​​http://natelewisart.com/

The Art Hx Artist-in-Residence program is made possible thanks to the Collaborative Humanities Project of the Humanities Council at Princeton University with support from a David A. Garder ‘69 Magic Grant.

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