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

Contact: tau.lewis@gmail.com


Solo booth with Cooper Cole at Frieze New York, 2018


2018                   'when last you found me here', The Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Canada

2018                    Cheyenne Julien and Tau Lewis, Chapter NY, New York, NY

2018                    'making it work to be together while we can', Jeffrey Stark, New York, NY

2018                    Solo presentation with Cooper Cole at Frieze New York, NY

2018                    Solo presentation by Tau Lewis, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

2017                    "Through the people we are looking at ourselves," with Curtis Santiago, COOPER COLE, Toronto, Canada

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

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


2018                    "Ragga NYC x Mercer Union," Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada

2018                    "Yard Show", curated by Marcus Jahmal, Shrine Gallery, New York, NY

2017                     NADA Miami (represented by COOPER COLE), Miami, FL

2017                    "Unmasked," Art Gallery of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

2017                    "In Pursuit of the Perfect Pose," Gallery 44, Toronto, Canada

2017                    "Ragga NYC x MoMa PS1: Back to school," MoMa PS1, New York, NY

2017                    "Entering the Landscape," Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada

2017                    "Migrating the Margins," Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada

2017                    "TRUE LIES," Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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 (presented by 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


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.


2018                 Art and Black Canada, with Charmaine Lurch and Yaniya Lee, moderated by Katherine Mckittrick, Queen's University, Kingston, ON.

2018                 Tau Lewis in conversation with Katherine Mckittrick, Mercer Union, Toronto Canada

2018                 Artist Talk at OCAD University for "Crit Club", Toronto Canada

2017                 "Triangle Trade Conversations," Artist talk with Charmaine Lurch, mediated by Yaniya Lee, Gallery TPW, Toronto,  


2017                 "In Pursuit of the Perfect Pose," Panel discussion with Rajni Perera, Rah, Dalia Amara, and Shellie Zhang, 

                          mediated by Leila Fatemi, Gallery 44, Toronto, Canada.

2017                 "Entering the Landscape," Panel discussion with Xaviera Simmons, Jamie Ross, Jaime Black, Dominique Rey, 

                          mediated by Jenifer Papararo and Sarah Nesbitt, Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada.

2017                  "Magic in Limitation," Artist talk at Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada.

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


2018                     Costume making workship inspired by Rammellzee's Garbage Gods, with Abrons Arts Center Kids Summer Camp. Redbull Arts, NY

2018                     Quilt making with Roots and Wings Foundation, The Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Canada

2017                    "Magic in Limitation (Sculpting with found objects)," Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada.


2017                   "Everything is a time capsule" Published by Magenta Foundation. (National Gallery of Canada, Library and 

                            Archives Collection)


2018                    Frieze Frame Stand Prize, solo presentation with Cooper Cole , Frieze New York 2018

2018                    Exhibition Assistance for Visual Artists, Third Space Art Projects, Ontario Arts Council

2017                    William and Meredith Saunderson Prize for Emerging Artists, The Hynatyshyn Foundation, Ottawa, Canada.

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


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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