SIMON LEWTY  
         
 

 

Biography

1941 Born, Sutton Coldfield

1957-60

Studied at Mid-Warwickshire School of Art

1961-63

Studied at Hornsey College of Art

1964-81

Lecturer at Mid-Warwickshire College of Further Education

1968

Lives and works in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, and in Swanage, Dorset



Monograph

2010

The Self as a Stranger, monograph on the work of Simon Lewty, Black Dog Publishing Limited, London.

This is the first extensive monograph on the life and work of Simon Lewty, published to coincide with the opening exhibition of Art First’s new gallery. The detailed overview of Lewty’s work is brought together by a distinguished group of writers, including informative contributions from the artist himself.



Radio,Television, Film, Sound Recordings

1987 Holding Your Ground, Central Television, Birmingham

1988

Maps for an Inner Landscape – The Work of Simon Lewty, film directed by Terry Bryan, Contrasts , Central Television

1992

Third Ear, Interview with Timothy Hyman, BBC Radio 3 (20th March)

2008

Sound recordings of the artist reading texts from his own work, Art First

2006-09 Artist's Lives, British Library Sound Archive (interviewed by Cathy Courtney)

2010

Through the Surface – The Work of Simon Lewty, film directed by Tom Hudson, Art First