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Albert Harold Lewis
San Francisco, CA

About the Artist

Albert is one of those artists that likes dabbling in all different kinds of materials. Sometimes he's using traditional methods of making art like oil painting, drawing from life and etching but other times he's drawing cartoons on receipts after dinner or cutting antique magazines for collage.

He thinks it's important to always change up how you are creative to keep the feeling of creation alive and exciting. Collaging paper cutouts mostly from old books and magazines, he says, is the most fun because the immediacy of surprise is always so entertaining.

"I love collaging from maga…

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About the Artist

Albert is one of those artists that likes dabbling in all different kinds of materials. Sometimes he’s using traditional methods of making art like oil painting, drawing from life and etching but other times he’s drawing cartoons on receipts after dinner or cutting antique magazines for collage.

He thinks it’s important to always change up how you are creative to keep the feeling of creation alive and exciting. Collaging paper cutouts mostly from old books and magazines, he says, is the most fun because the immediacy of surprise is always so entertaining.

"I love collaging from magazines because there’s so much humor in seeing how we advertise to our fears and desires. It’s like this encyclopedic phycological profile on our species that when cut apart and rearranged has so much humor"

Artist’s Work

Cave portal
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Cave Portal

By Albert Harold Lewis

Taxidery
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Taxidermy

By Albert Harold Lewis

Haunted photograph
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Haunted Photograph

By Albert Harold Lewis

The shadowman
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The Shadowman

By Albert Harold Lewis

Emmissions
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Emmissions

By Albert Harold Lewis

Toxic 2
Collage 26
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Collage 26

By Albert Harold Lewis

Self portrait
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Self Portrait

By Albert Harold Lewis

Swan city
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Swan City

By Albert Harold Lewis

Collage 001
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Collage 001

By Albert Harold Lewis

Selected Exhibitions

  • Shy Rabbit Contemporary
    Palm Springs, Colorado, 2012
  • Peregrine Gallery
    Providence, Rhode Island, 2012
  • N.E. Prize Show at Kathryn Schultz Gallery
    Cambridge, MA, 2010
  • "On the Grid" at Camel Art Space Gallery
    Brooklyn, NY, 2010
  • Miami Art Basel
    Miami, Florida, 2005

Press and Accolades

  • Studio Visit magazine
    2011
  • Direct Art magazine
    2011
  • NY Arts Magazine
    2008

Education

  • The Art Institute of Boston, B.F.A. in Fine Arts and Minor in Art History
    Boston, MA,2005