Ricardo with Art
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
Phone: 309-830-4999
Email: ricardoandrelewisart@gmail.com

Ricardo Andre' Lewis is an artist who has worked in higher education administration for 30 years. He received a Bachelor’s of Arts degree at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina in 1984 and a Master’s of Science degree from Illinois State University in 1987 as well as completing 18 hours post-master’s studies in education administration at Illinois State University. Ricardo worked in university residence halls for more than 15 years in a variety of live-in and central office administrative positions. He also worked two years as director for multicultural affairs and 11 years as Associate Dean of Students.

Education

    • BA, Art
    • Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
    • 1984
    • MS, Art
    • Illinois State University, Normal, IL
    • 1987

Selected Solo Exhibitions

    • (In)Visible Men
    • Milner Library, Illinois State University
    • March - May 2015
    • "Awakenings: Essays in Black"
    • McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
    • 1994
    • "Orifices," Master's Thesis
    • Illinois State University, Normal, IL
    • 1987
    • Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem, NC
    • 1984
    • North Carolina National Bank, Winston-Salem, NC
    • 1981

Selected Group Exhibitions

    • Contemporary Portraiture
    • McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL
    • 2015
    • "Connections"
    • Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
    • 1992
    • Upfront Gallery
    • Normal, IL
    • 1992
    • "Southeastern Spectrum"
    • Winston Square, Winston-Salem, NC
    • 1985
    • Sawtooth Center for Visual Design, Winston-Salem, NC
    • 1983
    • Delta Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC
    • 1982
    • Hyatt Regency Hotel, Winston-Salem, NC
    • 1981

Selected Public Collections

  • Bone Student Center, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
  • Proctor and Gamble Corporation, Greensboro, NC
  • Winston-Salem State University

Commissions

  • 19th President of Illinois State University Dr. Larry Dietz, completed March 2015