Martha Lewis is an artist, educator and curator, she has exhibited her own work nationally and internationally. Her work focuses on drawing, books, knowledge, and the history of science. Martha’s work has been shown at Modern Art Oxford, The Tricycle Gallery and The Oxford University Botanical Gardens in the UK., and in the USA at The DeCordova Museum, Central Booking Gallery, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Planthouse Gallery, Real Art Ways and The Tides Institute and Museum, to name a few.
In addition to her studio practice, she currently hosts a radio show –Live Culture-on WPKN FM, which features discussions about contemporary art. Her curatorial projects have included: Vertical Reach (co-curated with Sarah Fritchey), CT (UN) Bound (in collaboration with the Yale University Art Gallery), Fetish Objects, Instructions Not Included, Agit-Crop, Shiny Pop, and SCRAWL, all for Artspace, New Haven. Additionally, Martha has organized the exhibits:
Additionally, Martha has organized the exhibits: From the Archive of Unrealized Dreams: Unmade Projects, at The Institute Library, in New Haven CT, and Yarn Theory and Domestic Violence/ The Facts Are In, with director Susan Schriber, at PS. 122 Gallery in New York. She is currently Curator-in-residence at The Institute Library in New Haven, CT.
Martha has taught at The Art Students League in New York, Choate-Rosemary Hall, Columbia University, and through The College Seminar Program at Yale University. She holds an MFA from Yale University and a BFA from The Cooper Union in New York. Martha’s work is in the collection of Nuffield College, Oxford, and Chapman University, Orange, Ca. where it is on permanent display in the library, as well as in private collections in the U.S.A and Europe. A selection of her works on paper are available at Central Booking Gallery, The Flatfile at Pierogi, and at Planthouse Gallery.