A commendable quality of Lewis’ work is the feeling one experiences of actually being in the scene while viewing her strongly designed landscapes.  Lewis continues, “…but most of all, I enjoy the process of creating art and communicating the atmosphere and drama of my subject.”

The art of Carolyn Lewis is inspired by nature, wildlife, and people.  It is sensitive without being overly sentimental.  Her commissioned portraits of individuals and animals, and her powerful landscapes, are steadily gaining acclaim in national and international art circles. Her awards and honors are many.  She teaches classes in her Akron, OH studio at Summit Art Space, 3rd floor and workshops here in the US and abroad.

Signature membership status includes:  Oil Painters of America and the Akron Society of Artists.  Carolyn also has General membership status in the Portrait Society of America,  Landscape Artists International, and the American Impressionists Society. She also is a Charter member with the Ohio Plein Air Society. She is the author of Land and Light Workshop, Painting Mood and Atmosphere in Oils  by North Light Books, and an accompanying video/DVD entitled Painting Mood and Atmosphere in Oils by Teaching Art, Ltd.

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