Russell Lewis

Russell LewisRussell R. Lewis was born on August 20, 1970 in Washington D. C.  He attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts where he studied Communication Arts.  After graduating, he furthered his art education at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.  There he received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Communication Art and Illustration.  After graduating from Virginia Commonwealth University, Russell pursued his career in art working at organizations such as; Hargrove Decorating Corporation in Lanham, Maryland and the Phillips Collections in Washington, DC.  Russell currently works at PSI Family Services in Washington, DC.  There he is a Creative Arts Counselor, working with individuals who are mentally and/or physically disabled, teaching them to improve their quality of life through Art. Russell has collaborated with art professionals to create SPOTLIGHTARTSTUDIOS.COM, an online Art portfolio.  This website has been developed so that artist can show and access their portfolio anytime and anywhere in the world with the use of the internet.  He has also exhibited his Artwork in various locations throughout the United States.  Some of these exhibits include:

Illustrations for book writer Charles Day, “The Tenth Man” - Fort Washington, MD

Voice Against Abuse Fundraiser - Los Angeles, CA
Yohnnex Sports Body Building Exhibit – Washington, DC
Mural for Reggie’s Café – Lanham, MD
Mural painting for Skip Fleming, former owner of WKYS–Washington, DC
Publication in The National Geographic Magazine

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