Lewis Miller (Australian artist)
Lewis Miller (born 1959 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian painter and visual artist, known for his portraits and figurative works. His father Peter Miller was a painter in the social realist tradition. His sister Lisa Miller is an Australian singer/songwriter.
Lewis studied painting at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne from 1977 to 1979, and then travelled to London, Europe and Malaysia. He held his first solo exhibition in 1986 and is represented in the National Gallery of Australia, state and private galleries. In 1998 he won the Archibald Prize, which brought him greater prominence and led to many further commissions. He has travelled widely, including to the USA in 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2005.
His other commissioned portraits include Australian rules football coach Ron Barassi, mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary and scientist James D. Watson. In 2003 he travelled to Iraq as Official Australian War Artist.
- 1982 - Hugh Ramsay Portrait Prize
- 1998 - Archibald Prize - Portrait of Allan Mitelman No 3
- 2000 - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sporting Portrait Prize - Ronald Dale Barassi
- "Artists - Lewis Miller". Australian Galleries. Retrieved 2006-06-24.
for Portrait of Allan Mitelman No 3
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