Nate Lewis grew up in Beaver Falls, near Pittsburgh, Pa. He graduated from VCU with his BSN and was a practicing critical care nurse for five years as well as professional fine artist. He has been awarded prestigious residencies at Pioneer Works and Dieu Donne in NYC, Agora Culture on Martha's Vineyard and won a number of artist fellowship grants from the DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities. His artwork has been exhibited in "Plumb Line: Charles White and the Contemporary" at The California African American Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Yale Center for British Art, and "Men of Change: Power, Triumph, Truth" on view with the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services. His work is in the public collections of the Baltimore Museum of Art, The Blanton Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Grinnell College Museum of Art and the U.S. Department of State. He has been represented by Morton Fine Art in Washington, DC since 2014.