Anthony Lewellen b. Chicago 1971

Selected Exhibitions/Projects

2017
Intersections, two man show with Ryan Mosher, Galerie F, Chicago
Radio Flyer series of large scale site specific murals
People, Places, Possibilities, group exhibition, Chicago Cultural Center
Color & Form, new works on paper, solo show, DryHop Chicago

2016
Future Primitive, group show, The Bubbler at The Madison Public Library, Madison, Wisconsin
Insta Graff, group show, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights
Process, sketches, studies and final work, book release, Studio Direct Publishing
12 Month Project 2016-2017 monthly completion of large scale studio work documented daily through social media


2015
Chicago’s Very Own, group show, Chicago Truborn Gallery, Chicago
Street Art, group show, Michael Laconte Gallery, Chicago
OFS Brands illustration, site specific commission and video installation, Merchandise Mart, Chicago
Interior Define live painting and site specific commission
Yolocalli Arts Reach, interim teacher, summer mural project, Little Village, Chicago
Then and Now, mural, Logan Square, Chicago
Avoiding Conflict, mural, The Numbers Project, Fulton Market, Chicago
Persio office mural
Here and There, solo show, BAN ART space, Gary Indiana
Onion Productions large scale commission for site specific installation
Prudential Building collaborative mural and video installation with Chris Silva, Ruben Aguire and Won Kim
Capital One Digital Chicago large scale collaborative mural installation with Aaron Firestein and JC Rivera
52 Weeks 2015-2016 weekly completion of original work documented daily through social media

2014
Red Bull Red Monday live paint performance, Chicago
Brooklyn Boulders large scale installation, Chicago
OFS Brands showroom installation, Merchandise Mart, Chicago
"Neighborhood Elevation" mural project, Chicago
Alphabet Soup 2, group show, Gallery F, Chicago
RedBull Curates Chicago, group show, Moonlight Studios, Chicago
City of Chicago presence at SXSW, collaboration with Chris Silva
Awakening, group show, Subterra Gallery, Chicago
Drawing A Day 2013-2014, 365 days of daily drawings documented through social media

2013
TYPEFORCE 4, group show, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago
Winter People, street series exploring the aesthetics of urban winter, Chicago
Drawing A Day 2013-2014, 365 days of daily drawings documented through social media

2012
Somewhere Else exhibition, collaborative multimedia installation, UICA, Grand Rapids
More or Less, collaborative multimedia installation, Believe Inn, Chicago

2011
Uplift, group show, Believe Inn, Chicago

2008
Tote, group show, Open Space, Beacon, New York
Hello Chicago, group show, Country Club, Chicago

2007
Cool Globes public art project, City of Chicago
Graffitecture book release and exhibition with Doug Fogelson, Hejfina, Chicago
Gray Matters, solo show, Bar None Gallery and Lounge, Chicago

2006
Wooster on Spring, group show/installation, 11 Spring Street Building, New York
Blood Sweat and Tires, group show, Servicio-Ejecutivo Gallery, Brooklyn New York
Angels Die Hard, group show, University Union Gallery at Sacramento State University, Sacramento
Open Studio, solo show, The Garage, Chicago in conjunction with Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
Your Are Beautiful State Street installation, collaboration with You Are Beautiful, Chicago
Lollapalooza, Site specific collaborative installation, Grant Park, Chicago
So This Is It, solo show, 13th District Gallery, Chicago
9 Lives, group show, Parts Unknown Gallery, Chicago
Helio Mural Project, Milwaukee Avenue and Wood, Chicago
Out of Nowhere, solo show, Servicio-Ejecutivo Gallery, Brooklyn New York
Urban Gardens Exterior Decorating part of Version ‘06, group show, Chicago
Winter People, street series exploring the aesthetics of urban winter, Chicago
Big Brother, Little Brother, two man show with Won Kim, District 13 Gallery, Chicago

2005
Benefit Auction, Chicago Public Art Group
Open Studio, solo show, The Garage, Chicago in conjunction with Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs
The New Chicagoans, collaboration, Iron Studios, Chicago
Works on Paper, solo show, The North Side, Chicago
Print Exchange, group show, Seattle Washington
Miniatures, group show, Damen Studio, Chicago

2004
Air & Water (a collaborative installation with Daniel Ezra Lang), Slicks Lounge, Chicago
Rockwell Crossing Art Walk, Rockwell Crossing
Spectacle Underground Art Showcase, Sonoteque, Chicago

2001
Group Show, Bill Parks Gallery, Chicago

1999
Union Images, group show J.R. Thompson Center, Chicago

1997
Juried Exhibition, Rutherford Institute, Washington DC

1994
Mural Installation, Marshall Fields, Chicago
Live Painting/Mural Installation , Oz Park, Chicago
Group show, Willow Square, in conjunction with Around the Coyote, Chicago

Grants/Awards

2012
ArtPrize 3-D Juried Award with Chris Silva, Brian Steckel and David Cuesta

2006
Community Arts Assistant Grant

1997
3rd place, Rutherford Institute Juried Exhibition
3rd place, Rogers Park, Art on the Walk

1994
1st place, CTA Mural Competition with Castillo Perez, Chris Silva, Greg Penrice and Jesus Rodriguez

1993
1st place, CTA Mural Competition with Castillo Perez, Chris Silva, Greg Penrice and Jesus Rodriguez
1st, Rogers Park, Art on the Walk

Press/Publications/Documentary

2015

Featured in the Type Force 4 catalog

2014
Featured in Raw Fury Vol. 2
Mentioned in Each Others Harvest by Chris Silva

2011
Featured in The History of American Graffiti by Caleb Neelon and Roger Gastman

2008
Featured in 400ml by Gautier Jourdain

2007
New City Chicago, review of Graffitecture exhibition by Michael Weinstein
Featured in Graffitecture, by Doug Fogelson, Front Forty Press

2006
Interview GapersBlock.com by John Hospodka
Time Out Chicago review of “9Lives” group show by John McKinnon
Segment on Metromix T.V. covering Big Brother, Little Brother show by Marcus Leshock

2004
Featured artist Newcity Chicago
Chicago Public Radio interview by Steve Edwards

1994
Featured in Bomb the Suburbs by William “Upski” Wimsat, Subway Elevated Press

1993
Television interview local culture show Chicago Slices
Chicago Sun-Times article covering C.T.A. Mural

1992
Featured in Chicago street art documentary Dface by Anastacia Condon

1991
Television Feature ABC 7 news Chicago’s Very Own by Harry Porterfield

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