EDUCATION

Tufts University & The Museum School, Boston, MA | Visual Education

University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH | Studio Art, Painting & Printmaking

SOLO EXHIBITIONS​

​2020    Hell Yes!   Lyons Wier Gallery, New York, NY 

2019    Too Cool for School   Blackbird Gallery, New York, NY

2011    Some Girls   Conant Gallery, Lawrence Academy, Groton, MA

2004    Double Feature  Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, NH

2002    True Grit. Firehouse Gallery, Newburyport, MA

​​GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020    Ladies of Lyons Wier Gallery, Artsy, Lyons Wier Gallery Online Exhibition

            Present 3, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, NH

2019    On Guard NY,  Kasia Kay Art Projects, The Storefront Project, New York, NY

            NOMO SoHo, Curatorial Partnership, painting installation in tandem with On Guard NY

            Party 2019, RxART Benefit Auction, Paddle8, New York, NY

            Tabula Rasa, The Watermill Center 26th Annual Summer Benefit Art Auction, Watermill, NY

            IRL: Investigating Reality, The Untitled Space, New York, NY

            ARTiculate, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter NH

​            Impact, Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

2018    MILLY x Tara Lewis NYFW SS/19 Collaboration, Spring Studios, New York, NY

            ArtCrush, Aspen Art Museum Annual Art Benefit Auction and Gala, Aspen, CO

2017    Small Works 2017, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Bill Carroll)

            She Inspires, The Untitled Space, New York, NY

            Et Tu, Art Brute?, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY

2016    Indy 500 & Beyond, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

2015    Print Facets: Six Centuries of Printmakers, Michelman Fine Art, New York, NY

2014    Self-Made, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

2012    PaperView, Manhattan Print Center, New York, NY

2011    Seven Up, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

            NurtureART Benefit and Juried Auction, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY

            In Portrait, Blank Space Gallery, New York, NY

            Portraits Now, Black Pop Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark

            Dual, Gershwin Hotel, New York, NY

            ReView, Museum of Art, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

2010    NY Art Now, New York Studio Gallery, LES, New York, NY

            Get it On Paper, Playspace Projects Tribeca, New York, NY

2009    Hey, Hot Shot!, Jen Bekman Projects, New York, NY

            Rare Pleasures, Parlor Gallery, Asbury Park, NJ

2007    Art x 7: New Works, Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, NH

            Momentum II, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME

HONORS & AWARDS

 

2019    RxART’s Between the Lines, Volume 7: Contemporary Artist Coloring Book, New York, NY

2018    Artist Advancement Grant Finalist, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

2013    New Prints Autumn Juror, International Print Center of New York, NY

2012    Pace Gallery + Estate of Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Installation Team, New York, NY

2012    IDEAS CITY Street Fest, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

2003    ​Artist Advancement Grant Finalist, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

1993    Hearst Grant, Tufts University Graduate School Recipient

1991    Research Grant Recipient, UROP, University of New Hampshire

1990    Robert Hooper Art Talent Scholarship, University of New Hampshire

 

SELECTED PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

WHITEWALL MAGAZINE "Tara Lewis and the Teens: Art That Talks Back" 4/30/20

THE JEALOUS CURATOR, ART FOR YOUR EAR PODCAST: "trophies 'n tiaras" episode #169

SURFACE MAG "Quarantine Culture: 6 Ways to Experience Art Without Leaving Your Home" 4/6/20

THE CURIST MAGAZINE "Tara Lewis Exclusive" Interview 3/2/20

QUIET LUNCH  "Last Days of 'Hell Yes!' by Tara Lewis at Lyons Wier Gallery" 1/21/2020

FINE ART CONNOISSEUR MAGAZINE  "Playful Portraits with Timeless Resonance" ​1/24/2020

THE JEALOUS CURATOR  Review of "Hell Yes!" Solo Exhibition, 2/17/20

LODOWN MAGAZINE "TARA LEWIS: Hell Yes!" 1/10/2020

ARTSPEAK "Hell Yes! Tara Lewis, Lyons Wier Gallery" 1/30/20

ARTNET NEWS  “Editors’ Picks: 19 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week” 10/30/19

WHITEWALL Magazine / "Milly Gets Artsy With Tara Lewis SS19" / September 2018

CULTURED MAGAZINE "Our 2018 ArtCrush Diary" August 2018

PAPER CITY /"Fashion Designer's  Ha Ha Moment Goes Beyond the Michelle Obama Love" / 2018

Between The Lines, Vol. 7 | RxArt Contemporary Artist Coloring Book

NY MAGAZINE / This Art Exhibition Is Raising Money for Women to Run for Office / May 2017

Creators x VICE / ‘SHE INSPIRES’ at a Massive Exhibition of Artists / May 2017

ELLE / 60 Powerful Women Are On Show She Inspires / May 2017 

WWD / The Untitled Space Art Gallery Launches Latest Exhibit ‘She Inspires’ / April 2017

VICE / 60 Contemporary Artists Made Works to Honor Inspiring Women / May 2017

Bullett Magazine / The Exhibit Honoring Radical Women From Joan Didion to Cher / May 2017

Five Centuries of Printmakers Catalogue, Michelman Fine Art, New York 2014 

LA REVIEW OF BOOKS, Summer Issue. Diptychs Photo Spread 7/13

ART+AUCTION Blouin Artinfo, ‘Getting Schooled’ 5/12 

ART+AUCTION Blouin ArtInfo, ‘Inside Avenues’ 6/12 

JEN BEKMAN PROJECTS, New York NY. “Hey Hot Shot!” Critical Review 10/09  

ART BOARS, New York. “Tara Misenheimer, Twiggy Braid” feature  9/10 

Red Bank Orbit, New Jersey. “Always a Pleasure” Art Review  6/09

Artscope Magazine, “Cover Out Takes”  9/07

artMatters Juried Exhibition-In-Print, Boston MA 6/04

The Wire Magazine, “Review: Double Feature” Portsmouth, NH 1/04

Portland Phoenix, “Art Review’ Portland, ME 1/04

Spotlight Magazine, Boston MA 1/04 

Portsmouth Herald, Portsmouth NH 12/03 Art New England Magazine 12/03

Coloring History: History of New England /Interactive Arts Community Project  9/91

National Zoological Park. Illustrator, All About Birds, Smithsonian Institution 8/88