Tau Lewis (b. 1993) is a Jamaican-Canadian sculptor living and working in Toronto, Canada. 

Contact: tau.lewis@gmail.com

COOPER COLE, Toronto


Installation view at "All the Threatened and Delicious Things Joining One Another", New Museum, New York, NY.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017                    "cyphers, tissue, blizzards, exile." 8-11 Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2016                    "foraged, ain't free," The Pendulum Project, (Studio 223a,) Toronto, Canada


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017                    "Red Hills of Lardossa," Downs and Ross, New York, NY

2017                    "Ragga NYC: All the threatened and delicious things joining one another," New Museum, New York, NY

2017                    "DOORED 29," Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

2017                    "CAN'T TOUCH THIS," Mulherin New York, New York, NY

2017                    "Spring Break Art Fair," (Mulherin New York), 4 Times Square, New York, NY

2017                    "The Un-Othered Body," OCAD Graduate Gallery, Toronto, Canada


2016                    "Open House," Sleep Center, New York, NY

2016                    "Fresh Constructions," Katzman Contemporary in collaboration with YTB Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2016                    "PRISMATIC," The Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada

2016                    "Future 33," Younger than Beyoncé Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2016                    "BODY TALK,"Project Gallery Studios, 184 Munro St, Toronto, Canada

2016                    “Massive Party 2016: Midnight Massive,” Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

2016                    "Nice Pile of Bricks," 950 Dupont (House of Vans), Toronto, Canada

2016                    "DON'T CARE ABOUT LOSING," 1287 Dupont, Toronto, Canada


2015                    "GHOST HOLE VII," Jam Factory Co., Toronto, Canada

2015                    "Bad Girls Club," 116 Geary Ave, Toronto, Canada

2015                    "Carbon Paper Issue #4 launch," 8-11 Gallery, Toronto, Canada

2015                    "Women In Music and Arts," Emmanuel Howard Park United Church, Toronto, Canada

2015                    “Massive Party 2015: HOTBED,” Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada


2014                     "TAVES 2014," Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Canada

2014                     "This Is Not For You," Brockton Collective, Toronto, Canada

2014                     "This Is Not For You," Creatures Creating, Toronto, Canada

2014                     "This Is Not For You," Edward Day Gallery, Toronto, Canada


COLLABORATIONS

2016                    Art Toronto MOCA Benefit Edition, "Fourth Floor with Tau, Portrait," collaboration with Jeff Bierk, 

                            Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

2016                    Performance Night Curated by Tau Lewis, with performances by Kiera Boult, Jazmine VK Carr, 

                            Danièle Dennis, Erika De Freitas and Jazmyn Fyffe. Xpace Cultural Centre.


ARTIST TALKS/ PANELS

2017                  "The Hallmark of Tolerance," Panel discussion with Ayisha Gariba, Alana Butler, Gyimah Gariba and Huda Hassan. University of Toronto.

2017                  "The (Un)Othered Body," Panel discussion with Oreka James, Dainesha Nugent-Palache and Mariam Magsi, mediated by Jessica                                               Karuhanga, OCAD University

2017                  "Black cultural appropriation vs. reclamation" Panel discussion with Lou Boileau, mediated by Sheniece Cater, OCAD University

2017                   "Tau Lewis in Conversation with Yaniya Lee." Artist talk in conjunction with 'cyphers, tissue, blizzards, exile." 8-11 Gallery

2016                   "City Limits," Panel discussion with Karimah Gheddai, mediated by Sydney Allen-Ash, Xpace Cultural Centre.

2016                   "Sorry, Not Sorry." Panel iscussion with Merray Gerges, mediated by Dainesha Nugent-Palache, Art Gallery of Ontario

AWARDS/ GRANTS

2017                    Emerging Visual Artists Grant, Ontario Arts Council

2017                    Exhibition Assistance for Visual Artists, (Third Space Art Projects), Ontario Arts Council

2017                    Exhibition Assistance for Visual Artists, (The Power Plant Contemporary), Ontario Arts Council

2016                    Emerging Visual Artists Grant, Toronto Arts Council

JURIES

2016                   Project Grants to Visual Artists, Canada Council


Private collections held in New York, NY and Toronto, Canada.



With thanks to the generous support of the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.






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