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painter , art educator

Peter Wayne Lewis, Jamaican, American Art educator, painter. Certified instructor fine and applied arts, California C.Cs. Recipient KQED Art award, San Francisco, 1984, Best in Show, San JoseArt League, 1989. Member Guggenheim Museum, New York Museum Modern Art, Whitney Museum.


Lewis, Peter Wayne was born on April 4, 1953 in Kingston, Jamaica. Came to the United States, 1962. Son of Herman Barrington and Joyce Aline (Webster) Lewis.


Bachelor, San Jose State University, 1976. Master of Fine Arts, San Jose State University, 1979.


Assistant professor art, San Jose (California) State University, 1990-1992;assistant professor art, San Francisco The Art Institute of Chicago, 1990-1992;assistant professor art, University of California, Berkeley, 1992-1994;assistant professor art, Syracuse (New York) U., 1995;assistant professor art, Massachusetts College Art, Boston, since 1995.


  • Certified instructor fine and applied arts, California C.Cs.


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  • Other Work

    • Group exhibitions include Triton Museum Art, Santa Clara, California, 1979, San Francisco Museum Modern Art Gallery, 1984, San Jose Museum Art, 1986, 88, Bruce Velick Gallery, San Francisco, 1986, Hokkaido Museum Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan, 1990, Walter/McBean Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, 1991, Otaru Municipal Art Museum, Sapporo, 1991, Excellent Coast Limited company, Yokohama, Japan, 1991, Amerika Haus Stuttgart, Germany, 1993, Stanford (California) University Faculty Club, 1994, Museum Modern Art Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1994, touring exhibition Caribbean Visions: Contemporary Painting & Sculpture, 1995-1998, Smithsonian Museum, Washington, since 1997, Promo-Arte Gallery, Tokyo, 1999, Miura Museum, 2000, Smithsonian Museum, 2000, numerous others. Solo exhibitions include Triton Museum Art, 1984, Factory Place Gallery, Los Angeles, 1984, San Jose Museum Art, 1986, Monterey (California) Peninsula Museum Art, 1987, Bruce Velick Gallery, 1988, d. P.

      Fong & Spratt Galleries, San Jose, 1992, A & M Art Gallery, Chiba, Japan, 1993, Werndl Corporation, Rosenheim, Germany, 1993, Kunst/Raum, Stuttgart, 1993, Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, 1995, Parish Gallery, Washington, 1995, Weber Galerie, Viechtach, Germany, 1997, Rosenberg & Kaufman Fine Art, New York City, 1997, numerous others.


Member Guggenheim Museum, New York Museum Modern Art, Whitney Museum.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jogging, reading, traveling E-mail: PWLewis236@aol.com. Fax: (923) 313-0305.


Married Catherine Marie Schneider, August 2, 1980. 1 child, Wayne Raynal.

Herman Barrington Lewis

Joyce Aline (Webster) Lewis

Catherine Marie Schneider

Wayne Raynal Lewis