James Lewis
Born 1986 in London; lives and works in Vienna and London

2010 – 2012 Royal College of Art, London, UK
2005 – 2008 Kingston University, Surrey, UK

UPCOMING PROJECTS

Publishing:

An incomplete history of salvage ed. James Lewis and Laura Windhager, Gianni Manhattan Publishing

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022
Ruderal, Nir Altman Gallery, Munich, Germany

2021
*Art-o-rama, Marseille, w/ Galerie Hubert Winter
InjuryGalerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria

2018
*Vienna Contemporary, Booth F16 w/ Galerie Hubert Winter

2017
*Not Fair, Warsaw w/ Galerie Hubert Winter

2016
Before the hyle, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria

2015
Leave me alone shadow, LaTrap, Paris, France

*Presentations at Art Fairs

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection)

2022
Man’s Traces in Nature, Galeria Wschod, Warsaw, Poland
Staying With The Trouble curated by Marianne Dobner, Carbon 12, Dubai
Temporary Atlas curated by Alfredo Cramerotti, Fondazione Imago Mundi, Gallerie Delle Prigioni, Treviso, Italy
Cafe Heaven curated by Pina Vienna, Salzburg Kunstverein, Austria

2021
For some bags under the eyes curated by Romain Sarrot, sans titre (2016), Paris, France
Le Club du Poisson-Lune (The Moonfish Club) curated by Cedric Fauq, Capc Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, France

2019
flowers of sulphur, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria
Swamp Horses, Spirit Vessel, Espinavessa, Spain
IDEAL TYPES (Chapter 2) curated by Alfredo Cramerotti and Elsa Barbieri, Marignana Arte, Venice
non-binary, KS Room, Feldbach, Austria

2018
Schmalz, Guimarães, Vienna, Austria
SM, A collaborative exhibition organised by Margaux Barthélemy and Sans titre (2016), Marseille, France
Carved and Shaped by Proximity, Pina, Vienna, Austria

2017
Identify your limitations, acknowledge your periphery, Vitrine Gallery, Basel, Switzerland
Art Vilnius, Litexpo, Vilnius, Lithuania (curated by Justė Jonutytė)
Can‘t you hear my voices? w/ Jenine Marsh, Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania

2016
Opening stable, Futur II, Vienna, Austria
not really really, Collection Frédéric de Goldschmidt, Brussels, Belguim

2015
Future Days, Le Doc, Paris, France
DOC, Le Doc, Paris, France
Tomorrow Today, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria
Collecting Artist, Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris, France
Là où sont mes pieds je suis à ma place (curated by Shanaynay, Paris), Paramount Ranch, California, USA

2014
Hell, Le Chiquito, Paris, France
Macao default stroke, Futur II, Sevres, France
59e Salon de Montrouge, Le Beffroi, Montrouge, France
Push and Paint, Touch and Display (curated by Alys Williams and Vlada Tcharyeva), Vitrine Gallery, London, UK

2013
Everything is Material, Le Point Perché, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
More or less poems (curated by Gallien Dejean), art berlin contemporary, Berlin, Germany
La victoire ou la mort, Galerie Crous, Paris, France
Pumphouse Open (curated by Hannah Conroy), Pumphouse Gallery, London, UK
mass. en masse. mass medium (curated by Alys Williams), CGP London, London, UK
Mostyn Open 18, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, Wales. Selected by Ryan Gander, Alfredo Cramerotti and Adam Carr

CURATED PROJECTS

2020
As time went on, a rumour started, Gianni Manhattan , Vienna, Austria

2013
Everything is Material, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2009
Panda Malin Head, Auto Italia South East Gallery, London, UK

2007
Then + Then, Shoreditch Town Hall, London, UK

RESIDENCIES

Rupert, Vilnius, Lithuania
Futur II, Vienna, Austria
Futur II, Sevres, France
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

RELEVANT EMPLOYMENT

Associate Member
Conditions Artist Studios, Croydon, Surrey
(January 2020 - ongoing)

Associate Director
Gianni Manhattan, Vienna, Austria
(January 2017 - ongoing)

Associate Director
Gianni Manhattan Publishing, Vienna, Austria
(January 2017 - ongoing)

Artist
Represented by Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria
(September 2015 - ongoing)

Visiting Lecturer
Fine Art Department
Norwich School of Art, Norwich, UK
(May 2022)

Freelance Technician
Kiki Kogelnik Foundation, Vienna, Austria
(June 2018 - April 2019)

Visiting Lecturer of Fine Art
Site Specific Art Department
Angewandte, Vienna, Austria
(January 2018 - August 2018)

Visiting Lecturer
Ortsbezogene Kunst Department
Universität für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
(March 2018 - August 2018)

Visiting Tutor of Fine Art
Photography Department
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna, Austria
February 2017 - July 2017)

Professor of Sculpture
Fine Art Department, Paris College of Art, Paris, France
(September 2013 – June 2016)

Printmaking Technician
Fine Art Department, Paris College of Art, Paris, France
(September 2013 – June 2015)

Visiting Tutor of Fine Art
Foundation Department
Kingston University, London, UK 
(December 2012 – June 2013)

Visiting Tutor – Fine Art Department University of Leeds, Leeds, UK (April 2011)

Visiting Tutor – Fine Art Department
Paris College of Art, Paris, France
(May 2013)

Drawing Instructor - Fine Art Course
Foundation Department, Kingston University, London, UK
(July – August 2012)

Visiting Lecturer
Fine Art Course - Foundation Department
Kingston University, London, UK
(June – July 2011)

Visiting Lecturer
Fine Art Department
University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
(June – July 2011)

Visiting Lecturer
Fine Art Department
Norwich School of Art, Norwich, UK 
(June – July 2011)

Visiting Lecturer
Fine Art Department - Summer School Parsons School of Art and Design, Paris, France
(June – July 2011)

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