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Prague based artist Greg Lewis was born in Invercargill, New Zealand.  He attended The School of Fine Arts, Otago, gaining a BFA (painting) in 1996.  Greg has exhibited throughout New Zealand and Australia.  He has works held in public and private collections in New Zealand - and private collections in Australia, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Scotland, England, Czech Republic and the U.S.A.

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Bio

  • Fellowship at the Academy of Fine Arts (AVU) in Prague, Czech Republic, 2016.

  • Position – Praktikant (Intern) at The Kirchner Museum, Davos, Switzerland, 2004.

  • Position teaching Life Drawing, John McGlashan College, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2001 & 2002.

  • Artist in residence, John McGlashan College, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2001.

  • BFA (Painting), School of Fine Arts, Otago, 1996.

  • Born Invercargill, New Zealand, 1974.

Awards and Scholarships

  • Scholarship to study German language at the Goethe Institut, Berlin, Germany, 2004

  • Finalist James Wallace Arts Trust Awards, 2000

  • Craigs Young Contemporary of the Year, 1997

  • Scholarship in printmaking, 1991

Works in Public Collections

  • Southland Museum and Art Gallery

  • Sir James Wallace Collection

  • Army Museum Waiouru Permanent Collections

Publications

  • Art News

  • Asian Art News

  • Craft Arts International

  • Rakiura & Murihiku Exhibition Publications

  • Army News

  • New Zealand Herald

Radio 

  • Radio New Zealand Interview with Wayne Mowat relating to the artist's work featuring as the inaugural exhibition at Te Hikoi Museum, Southland, 2009.

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Selected Exhibitions

  • 2016 - Kunst in der Gewürtzmühle Näfels, group show, Näfels, Switzerland

  • 2016 - Human Story - group show with Šimon Sýkora & Martin Kyrych, Prague 7, Prague, Czech Republic

  • 2016 - Junk History - pop-up solo show at National Gallery, Veletržní palác, Prague, Czech Republic

  • 2014 - New Dunedin Painting exhibition - Brick Brothers Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 2014 - Men at Work exhibition - Brick Brothers Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 2014 - Works on Paper, Artist's Room, Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 2013  - Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor - Private exhibition, Wanaka, New Zealand

  • 2012 - New Works - Artist's Room, Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 2011  - Unscripted - NZ Film Workers Exhibition, Wellington, New Zealand

  • 2010 - The Line - Solo Exhibition - Artist's Room, Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 2009 - Achy Breaky Ha Ha Ha… - Dual show - works on paper with Tim Chapman, private show, Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 2009 - Summer Exhibition (Guest Artist) - Anderson Park Art Gallery, Invercargill, New Zealand

  • 2007 MODE - Whitespace, Auckland, New Zealand

  • 2007 Up The Blue - Army Museum Waiouru, solo show, New Zealand

  • 2006 Up The Blue – Show with Pete Wheeler M.I.A Gallery Napier

  • 2006 Wo Warst Du, Adam? – Group Show, Whitespace Auckland, New Zealand

  • 2003 Murihiku – Waitaki – South. Touring Group Exhibition - Public Galleries (NSW & Victoria) Australia

  • 2003 New Paintings – Solo Painting Exhibition Morgan Street Gallery Auckland, New Zealand

  • 2002 Recent Works – Solo Painting Exhibition Coutts Mercedes Auckland, New Zealand

  • 2002 Rakiura – National Group Touring Exhibition In commemoration of the gazetting of Stewart Island as a national park.

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  • 2001 Youth – Solo Painting Exhibition Morgan Street Gallery Auckland, New Zealand

  • 2000 White Light – Solo Painting Exhibition Morgan Street Gallery Auckland, New Zealand

  • 2000 Better Than The Real Thing – Group Show Blue Oyster Gallery Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 2000 Sounding – Solo Painting Exhibition Southland Museum & Art Gallery Invercargill, New Zealand

  • 1999 Roads Of The World – Solo Painting Exhibition Coutts Mercedes Benz Auckland, New Zealand

  • 1998 Solo Painting Exhibition Morgan Street Gallery Auckland, New Zealand

  • 1997 Craigs Young Contemporary Exhibition Southland Museum and Art Gallery Invercargill, New Zealand

  • 1997 Vainglory – Solo Exhibition Bond Street Gallery Dunedin, New Zealand

  • 1996 Seven – Graduate Exhibition Southland Museum and Art Gallery Invercargill, New Zealand