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.
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
Asian Art News
Craft Arts International
Rakiura & Murihiku Exhibition Publications
New Zealand Herald
Radio New Zealand Interview with Wayne Mowat relating to the artist's work featuring as the inaugural exhibition at Te Hikoi Museum, Southland, 2009.
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.
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