The following information was submitted in July of 2006 by the artist:
Donald S. Lewis, Jr., best known for his oil paintings of the rivers of Bath County, Virginia and the North Carolina and the Virginia coastline, was born the son of a prominate art dealer and collector in Norfolk, Virginia. Working summers at his father's gallery he learned to restore paintings, framing, art history and the business of art.
While attending Randolph-Macon College he majored in Fine Arts with the intent of joining his father at the gallery. He obtained his Masters of Fine Art from The University of Virginia and spent twenty years working at Auslew Gallery eventually becoming president. During this time, Lewis fou
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