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     About Lewis Matheney

Lewis Matheney is a writer and illustrator whose poems and cartoons

delighted young readers in his first book "Zoom Cat Zoom!"

He is the illustrator of two other children's books;

"Ice Cream Dreams" by award-winning poet Karla Kuskin,

and "Crazy Old Aunt Helen" by Janet Carlson,

and the writer of "What The Hawk Saw," illustrated by Cathy Begg. 

His essay on cartooning was featured in Jon Friedman's book "Rejected."

His cartoons, drawings, and illustrations have been exhibited

at The Chrysler Building, Venu Gallery, Paradisus 121,

and Formerly Gaga Gallery (all NYC),

New Hope Arts Center, Sidetracks Gallery (New Hope, PA)

and historic Prallsville Mills (Stockton, NJ).

His photography has been exhibited at DopDop Salon and in the exhibit

"Photography of the 20th Century" at Boylan Studios (both NYC),

and at the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (San Juan, Puerto Rico).

Matheney was named one of the Top 100 Cool New Yorkers by

"The Daily News" and he resides in NYC, Chicago, and Cookeville, TN. 





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