Sanchia Lewis

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Sanchia Lewis C.V.

Art Education

1981-82         City & Guilds of London Art School, London 
                         Certificate of Advanced Printmaking (passed with distinction) 
                         Stephen Goodman Engraving Award 
1979-61           Certificate in Printmaking 
1978-79           Medway College of Design, Kent Foundation Course  

1983 - onward 

After leaving College I continued working as an artist. in 2001 I moved to a house in Nunhead with an Edwardian builders yard to the side, my painting / etching studio is in a two storey converted stable building overlooking a golf course. 

Selected Exhibitions

2018                 Arterie Gallery, East Dulwich, London SE22 
2013                 Honor Oak Gallery, Summer Exhibition, London SE23 
2008                 Honor Oak Gallery, Summer Exhibition, London SE23 
2004                 Honor Oak Gallery, Summer Exhibition, London SE23 
2003                 Westbourne Gallery, London SW8 
2000                 Honor Oak Gallery, Summer Exhibition, London SE23 
                         The Limelight Gallery, London SE13 
1997                 Gold Test Centre, Torgon, Switzerland 
1995                 Horniman Museum, London SE23 
1991                 Blenhiem Gallery, London W11 1990 Acorn Gallery, Liverpool 
1986                 Gallery on the Heath, Blackheath, London SE3 
1984                 Galerie Miniature, Berlin, Germany 
1983                 Crest Hotel, Groningen, Holland 
1982                 Crest Hotel, Friesland, Holland 
1981                 Town Hall Gallery, Groningen, Holland 

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2014-19             Hayletts Gallery, Maldon Essex 
                          Arterie Gallery, East Dulwich, London SE22
2019                  Dulwich Open House 
                          Gosnells Mead, Peckham Rye, London SE15 
2018                  The Lovely Gallery Summer Exhibition, London SE26 
2013-16             Nunhead Art Trail, London SE15 
2013                  Brumfield’s Gallery, Boise, Idaho, USA 
2007                  The Print Rack, Weekend Gallery, Hastings 
                          Summer Exhibition, Castle Gallery, Inverness 
2006                  Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London W1 
                          Cambridge Contemporary Art, Cambridge     
                          Originals 06, Mall Gallery, London SW1 
2005                  Serena Hall Gallery, Summer Exhibition, Southwold, Suffolk 
                          Originals 05, Mall Gallery, London SW1 
2001                  The Red Dot Gallery, Ipswich, Suffolk 
                          Salon des Artistes, Queensgate, London SW7
2000                  The Metropole Arts Centre, Folkestone, Kent The Arts Club, Piccadilly, London W1 
                          Real Turner Prize Show 2000, Pure Gallery, London EC2 
1998                  The Yellow Gallery, London W6 Maymie White Contemporary Art, London W8 
1996                  National Print Exhibition, Mall Gallery, London SW11 
                          Musee Adzak, Paris, France 
1995                  Rye Art Gallery, East Sussex 
                          National Open Print Exhibition, Whitleys, London W2 
1994                  Just Art, Mall Gallery, London SW1 1993
                          The Space Upstairs Gallery, Cork Street, London W1 
                          Glyn Vivian Gallery, Swansea, Wales 
                          Selected as one of the Artists to represent G.B. at the International Gallery of                                                                                                  
                          Contemporary Printmaking, Philadelphia, U.S.A. 
1991                  Lviv Gallery, and tour of other cities in the then Soviet Union 
                          Museum of Fine Art, Valetta, Malta 
1990                  Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester 
                          Brett Art Gallery, Hadleigh, Suffolk 
1989                  Christmas Exhibition, St Thomas’s Hospital, SE1 
1988                  Summer Exhibition, Assembly rooms, Norwich 
                           Royal Society of Painter Etcher and Engravers, Bankside Gallery SE1
1987                  Printmakers Council Exhibition, Royal Festival Hall SE1 
1983                  Woodlands Art Gallery, London SE3 
1982                  Town Hall, Reinickendorf, Berlin, Germany 

 Selected Art Fairs 

2000-04              Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London SW11 
2001-02              Art on Paper Fair, Royal College of Art, London SW11 
2000                    The Brighton Festival 
1999                    Mode Contemporary Home, Business Design Centre, London N1 
                            The Contemporary Print Fair, Atlantis Gallery, London E1 
1998-02              Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London SW11 
1997-01              Spitalfields Alternative Art Market, London E1 

 Prizes and Awards 

1995                   The Marlbourgh Gallery Prize, National Print Exhibition, Whitleys W2 
1993                   First Prize , Portobello Open Exhibition 
1984                   Princes Trust Award 
1982                   Stephen Goodman Engraving Award 


1995-98  Collaborated with Vivienne Jones on Channel 4 animation project designing animated oil pastel backgrounds for a 35mm animated short. Shown at Cardiff Animation Festival, Anecy International Film Festival, France, London Film Festival at Museum of the moving image, Southbank. Many other Festivals including Munich, Krakow, Leipzig, Chicago, Stuttgart, Zagreb and Hiroshima. Shown on Channel 4 Fourmations 1998. 


2019                     Featured in Paw Prints published by Mascot Media Ltd 
2016                     Featured in The Little Chicken Book published by Mascot Media Ltd
2013                     Featured in The Printmakers Cat published by Mascot Media Ltd 
04-onward          Dictionary of International Biography, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge 
02-onward          The Art World Directory, Published by Art Review 
01-onward          Who’s Who in Art, The Art Trade Press Ltd