Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury resident program development coordinator Amy Lewis of Weems comes by her interest in the arts quite naturally.
Her father is involved in theater and the performing arts. Her mother is musically inclined and her sisters have always enjoyed painting and drawing. A brother has been creative director for major ad agencies in St. Louis and Chicago and now owns an agency in Pittsburgh.
While Lewis has been a director, actor and board member with the Lancaster Players over the course of 25 years, RWC’s featured artist for June is relatively new to the visual arts community. She has a group of local professional artists, including two RWC residents, whom she considers strong supporters and valued mentors.
Describing herself as an “impatient” artist, Lewis often has several projects, employing varying techniques, in the works at the same time…