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Artist Lewis Williams


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Lewis A. Williams 134 S. 2nd St. Montrose, Colorado 81401     [email protected]     cell: 970-250-5970
 
Iconographer and artist, protégé of world-renowned master iconographer Br. Robert Lentz, OFM, Lewis has been creating art for over 30 years. (“How could that be, he’s so young?” you’ll ask). It’s his life and vocation. He earned his BFA\painting from Northern Arizona University (1983), and an MFA\ painting from Utah State University (1991). He enjoyed a 4-year apprenticeship with Br. Lentz before he returned to the Franciscans. Lewis's art interests are wide and varied in all paint and drawing media, printmaking, sculpture and ceramics. Since 2012, he has returned to exploring sacred landscapes in plein air and studio works. His teaching experience is extensive, most recently as an Arts Educator with Senior Citizens in Montrose, Colorado. His work has been awarded in many Plein Air events, as well as many national and international juried competitions, with work held in many private collections. Earning three Artist in Residence positions with the BLM, his work was the single piece chosen for reproduction to promote their parks in 2014. Reproductions of his work are available for viewing and purchase at trinitystores.com and bridgebuilding.com. Married with two children, he was a longtime resident of Tijeras, New Mexico. He now resides in Montrose, Colorado.
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