MAY 2009 FEATURED ARTIST || Michael Lewy

Michael Lewy (Jamaica Plain, MA) earned his MFA from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 1996. Featured in the 2005 DeCordova Annual, he has won a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center and the Calumet Emerging Photographers Award. His book, Chart Sensations, was published by J & L Books in 2004 and shown at several national galleries. Lewy's video work will be highlighted in an upcoming exhibition at Carroll and Sons in Boston.

Featured online are selections from Lewy's magnum opus “City of Work,” including cyanotypes, Powerpoint charts, and videos. Using computer programs and 3D rendering software, Lewy inserts himself into a world of his creation, thereby commenting upon the world and language of corporate culture (and likely his own desk job). He currently works at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in an administrative position. He submits that he always wears his suit when he is making art.

  - Leslie K. Brown, PRC Curator

Click here for Lewy's artist web site
Click here for the "City of Work" web site

* This NEO is a part of the PRC's Boston Cyberarts offerings (April 24 - May 10, 2009), along with the exhibition SYNTAX, on display in the gallery through May 10th



At The City of Work we are excited about the future and what it holds for our metropolis. One reason we are confident about our future is our people. The citizens who drive The City of Work are the reason for our progress to date. And they will be the reason for our success in the future. We believe The City of Work to be an exceptional place—a place of people proud of the work they do and the solutions they provide. It is a place defined by the character and integrity of its people.

As we work to serve our citizens, to build strong relationships and deliver innovative and creative solutions to their challenges, we rely on our core principles to guide our decisions and actions, ensuring everything we do is beneficial to our way of life. I speak for all of the exceptional citizens at The City of Work when I say we are totally committed to providing exceptional solutions and outstanding service to you. We believe our job is not only to ensure that we continue to live up to the standards we have set, but also to advance our awareness of our citizens needs to even higher levels.

Thank you for your interest in The City of Work. However, if you really want to get to know our way of life and what we are all about, please visit us. We welcome the opportunity to speak with you and to contribute to your success. And always remember our motto “if you worked here you would be at work right now.”


Marcus Sterling L'amour

CEO Omnipresent Industries, City of Work, USA

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