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Memorial and exhibit celebrate life of Jack Lewis

Jul 26, 2013
Photo by: Deny Howeth

Friends and family gathered at the Rehoboth Art League July 19 to celebrate Jack Lewis' life and art, and to open the Memories of Jack Lewis Exhibition.

Lewis's daughters (l-r) Heather Lewis and Sallie Lewis Sharpless join Rebecca Raubacher, curator of the exhibit, next to a watercolor self-portrait of Jack.

Sandra Ridgely, a friend of Jack Lewis for 50 years, talks with Raine Lewis, a nephew of Jack, after the service. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Judith Roales shares memories of Jack Lewis. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
More than 50 people attended the memorial celebration honoring Jack Lewis. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A letter from Jack and a bucket of brushes rest in the family's corner gallery. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
An attendee examines some of Jack's early oil on canvas works. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
The family of Jack Lewis gathered for the celebration, Standing (l-r) are Sallie Lewis Sharpless, Secretary of State Jeff Bullock and Heather Lewis; in front are Sophie Sharpless Honeywell, John Edward Lewis Sargent, Lucy Sargent and Caitlin Sargent Roberts. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Macon Lewis Basinger, a niece of Jack Lewis, chats with Jim Flood while Fred and Mary Kaltreider listen to her story. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Granddaughters Caitlin Sargent Roberts and Sophie Sharpless Honeywell chat in the family section of the exhibit. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sara Sargent, left, and Olaive Jones, an RAL trustee, listen to a story from John Sargent about his grandfather. Sara is John's wife. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Heather Lewis points out some of her work to Sandra Ridgely. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A Jack Lewis Memorial sits on a table in front of his painting "The Outdoor Show," depicting the annual event at the Rehoboth Art League. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A portrait of Dorothy and Jack Lewis on their  60th anniversary rests in a case with other memorabilia. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Nancy Suniewick, executive producer of the movie, "If You Lived Here You'd Be Home By Now," writes about her memories of Jack Lewis. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Memory cards will be compiled and become part of the exhibit. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A framed linoleum block self portrait from 1960. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sheila Bravo, left, executive director at RAL, introduces Rebecca Raubacher, curator of the Jack Lewis exhibit. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Rob Schroeder talks with Heather Lewis and Lucy Sargent. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Rob Schroeder and Carol Short, children of painter Howard Schroeder, talk with Lucy Sargent, granddaughter of Jack Lewis. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
A whimsical signature by Jack. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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