|Artwork created prior to residency|
Residency: July-August 2016
Born in Cedar Falls, Iowa, Lewis Colburn holds a BFA in studio art and Russian language from St. Olaf College, and an MFA in sculpture from Syracuse University. Colburn has participated in residency programs at the Center for Land Use Interpretation, the Vermont Studio Center, and D’Clinic Studios in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary.
Colburn’s work has been shown throughout the United States, at venues including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, the School 33 Art Center in Baltimore, and the historic Glen Foerd mansion in Philadelphia. Colburn is also a member of NAPOLEON, an artist-run project space in Philadelphia’s Rollins Building, and teaches sculpture at Drexel University in Philadelphia, where he is an assistant professor.