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Faculty - Michael Lewis

Professor of Art

Drawing, Painting

Michael H. Lewis came to the University of Maine in 1966. He teaches painting, drawing, and sequential art. Professor Lewis has served as Chairperson of the Department of Art and as Acting Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Professor Lewis exhibits his paintings on a regular basis at Aucocisco Gallery in Portland, Maine. More than 25 of his works are included in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University. His work is also in the collections of the Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria; the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine; Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine; and others.

Four of Lewis’s paintings were selected for the U.S. Department of State’s Art in the Embassies Program. The paintings were in the American Embassy in Sanaa, Yemen from 2005 – 2007.


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Department of Art
5743 Lord Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207-581-3245 | Fax: 207-581-3276E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System