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1994-1995 Whitney Independent Study Program

1992-1994 MFA, School of Visual Arts

1990-1992 BS, Skidmore College

One-Person Exhibitions

2010 “Cathleen Lewis: Between Here and There”, Marygrove College, Detroit

2006 “Cathleen Lewis:You Can’t C Me”, 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento

1999 “jes grew”, CRG, New York

1996 “The Bronx Celebrates, Cathleen Lewis”, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York

“Binary Oppositions”, CRG, New York

1995 “Cathleen Lewis”, New Artists Warehouse Gallery, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 “For Freedoms” Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, Ohio

2005 “DoubleConsciousness: Black Conceptual Art, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

“On and Off the Walls: Cathleen Lewis” University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Edna Carlsten Gallery

2004-2005 “HairStories”, Scottsdale Contemporary Museum

Chicago Cultural Center

New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento

40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento

1998 “Picture/Image/Word”, Lemmerman Gallery, Jersey City, NJ

“After School”, Visual Arts Museum, SVA, New York, curator: Klaus Kertess

1997 “Text & Touch”, Art Gallery Hunter College Fine Arts Building, New York

“Hair Do”, The Work Space, New York

“Cathleen Lewis and Micheal Richards: Recent Work”, The Bronx Museum of the Arts

“In The Beginning Was The Word”, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin.

1996 “Benefit Auction”, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York

“La Toilette de Venus: Women and Mirrors”, CRG, New York

“No Doubt”, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut

“Benefit Auction”, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

1995 “Summer Group Show”, CRG, New York

“Wax”, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York

“Resisting Categories”, City Without Walls, Newark, New Jersey

1994 “From Head to Toe”, Longwood Arts Gallery, Bronx, New York

“Nicaela Callimanopulos, Installation/Cathleen Lewis, Sculpture”, PS 122 Gallery, New York

“Artists In The Marketplace XIV”, The Bronx Museum of Arts, New York

“Hair: The Long And The Short Of It”, Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, New York

“Go Back And Fetch It”, Gallery Annex, New York

“Identity and Culture”, Barrett House, Poughkeepsie, New York

1993 “1000 Drawings”, Artist Space, New York

Honors and Awards

1996 Scholarship, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, Washington

1995 Residency, Blue Mountain Center, New York

1994 Residency, The Virginia Center For The Creative Arts

1993 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

Selected Bibliography

Stone-Richards, Michael, essay, “Between Here and There”, 2010

Crawford, Lynn and Austen Hartmut, “Detroit:Telegraph”, MOCAD, 2008

Crawford, Lynn, “Puzzling Out Detroit”, Parkett, 2007

Dalkey, Victoria, “The Sacramento Bee” A Novel Approach ‘Invisible Man’ provides Inspiration for edgy ‘You Can’t C me”, 2005

Curry-Evans, Kim “Cathlen Lewis: You Can’t C Me” catalog 2006

Teasley, Lisa “Cathleen lewis: You Can’t C Me” catalog 2006

Arttalk “The Shock of the ‘Do”, Artnews, May 2004

Herrman, Andrew, Chicago Sun Times, April 30 2004, “Axle Grease, afros cornrows, hot combs, dreadlocks”

Sale, Teel and Betti, Claudia, “Drawing, A Contemporary Approach” fifth edition

Yablonsky, Linda, “Harlem’s New Renaissance, Artnews, April 2002

Schwendener Martha, “Bull Market”, Time Out, Aug 26/Sept 2 1999

Johnson, Ken, Art Guide, The New York Times, December 3, 1999

Levin, Kim. Short List, Village Voice, December, 1999

Canning, Susan, Art Papers, November/December 1998

Goodman, Jonathan, The galleries of New Jersey City University, Catalog, 1998

Murdock, Robert M., Review, “Text & Touch”, 1 November 1997

Sirmans, Franklin, Flash Art, “Remixing the Art World: Art in the Global Marketplace”, May-June 1997

Cathleen Lewis and Michael Richards, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Catalog, April - June 1997.

Raynor, Vivien, The New York Times, “Show Devoted to Recalling Legacy of Racial Oppression”, 19 January 1997

Cotter, Holland. The New York Times, Art in Review, 10 January 1997

Hoeltzel, Susan, Catalog, Lehman College Art Gallery, 6 November-January 1997

Sirmans, Franklin, Catalog, Lehman College Art Gallery, 6 November-January 1997

Yablonsky, Linda, Time Out New York, 18-25 September 1996.

Zimmer, William, The New York Times, “A New Generation Emerging On Often Irreverent Terms”, 28 July 1996

Merkling, Frank, The News-Times, “Art from the Garden, in-your-face, on high”, 30 May 1996

Hilts, Elizabeth. Fairfield County Weekly, “Symbols We Carry”, 23-29 May 1996

Ridgefield Press, STEPPING OUT!, “African-American art of the ‘90s will fill Aldrich galleries this summer”, 15 & 16 May 1996

Berger, Maurice, No Doubt, Catalog, “The Delicate Quest: Paradox

In Contemporary African-American Art.”, 19 May-1 September 1996

Clifford, Kathy, Art Papers, Review, Vol 20 May-June 1996

Koplos, Janet, Art In America, Review, April 1996

Time Out New York, 31 January-7 February 1996

Trebay, Guy, Village Voice, 23 January 1996

Levin, Kim. Critic’s Choice, Village Voice, 23 January 1996

Sirmans, Franklin, Catalog, New Artists Warehouse, April 1995

Watkins, Eileen, The Star-Ledger, 3 March 1995

Amos, Emma. Catalog, “Resisting Categories”, 26 January 1995

Groarke, Ciaran. Norwood News, 14-27 December 1994

Raynor, Vivien, New York Times, 4 December 1994.

Simerman, John, New York Newsday, 15 November 1994

Sirmans, Franklin, Shade, “Notes On Hair”, September 1994

Cotter, Holland. New York Times,, 31 July 1994

Zimmer, William, New York Times, 31 July 1994

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Catalog, “Artist In The Marketplace”, July 1994

Stack, Sarah. Taconic Newspapers, 27 January 1994

Shine, James, G., Daily Freeman Preview, 21 January 1994

Schetzel Florence, Poughkeepsie Journal, 7 January 1994