«Born in 1986, Max Lewko is a french artist and designer from Lyon. Graduated from the Emile Cohl school in 2008, he has since juggled illustration, painting, comics, video and music and has developed projects for shows, performances and exhibitions in art galleries. His journey is punctuated by discoveries and encounters as evidenced by the sketchbooks of his many travels around the world. A “Swiss Knife” artist as some friends present him with humor, he is also teaches visual arts and runs workshops for various structures (University, associations, professional high schools, prison, etc.) for ten years ».

TRAINING : Graduated from Emile COHL school, 2008

 

ILLUSTRATION :
 

  • Saint Fons Jazz Festival, illustration poster, 2021

  • Greenpeace Belgium, illustrations The Lost City, 2019

  • Airbus, création / illustration of E-motion Game, 2017

  • Unicef, manuel Facts for Life, illustrations, 2014 - 2015

  • Maison des Journalistes, illustrations, 2015

  • Charlie & the Soap Opera, illustrations, 2012 

  • Bioderma, comics, 2008

 

COMICS :

 

  • Somaliland, Editions Jarjille, 2020

  • Bermuda II, IV, V & VI, Editions Expérience, 2009-2014 

  • Pat & Compagnie, Patatras Mag I à X, 2013-2014 

  • Fat Mag, I-III, 2012-2013 

  • Chock-A-Block I-XIII, 2010-2014

  • Arbitraire I-X, Editions Arbitraire, 2005-2011

  • Au pays de la Glace, Editions Arbitraire, 2009

  • Détours Jumeaux, Editions Arbitraire, 2007

  • Escale dans la Citée Verte, Lyon Capitale, 2008

Co-foundation and member of the artist collective and publishing company Arbitraire*, 2005-2011,

*Award for the best alternative comic strip of the International Festival of Angoulême 2011                       

 

VIDEO & ANIMATION :

 

 

LIVE PERFORMANCES :

  • Festival les Jeudis des Musiques du Monde, live performance with Sahra Halgan, Lyon, 2021

  • France 3 - Le Grand Bazh'Art - Jean Lebrun, illustration & live performance, Brest, 2021

  • Saint Fons Jazz Festival, original show Eloge Vagabond, 2021

  • Musée des Beaux Arts de Valenciennes, European musuem nights, 2021

  • Institut Cervantes, conference for bicentenary of Museo del Prado Madrid, 2019

  • Radio RTU - NOVA, Le Grand Mix, collective fresco, 2015

  • Festival Arts Pentes, concert and live performance, Lyon, 2014

  • CNR de Metz, original show, Une journée pas comme les autres, 2016

  • Galerie Sylvie Garrigue - Racont'Arts, original show Le Voyage de Talil Dhangal, 2013

  • ENM de Villeurbanne, original show Mr. Nobody, 2011

  • Fêtes des Lumières de Lyon, live performance Une nuit...Une ruelle, 2010

 

EXHIBITIONS :

 

  • Musée d'Allard, Montbrison, 2021

  • Hôtel de Ville de Lyon, 2021

  • 9th Art Biennal Hors Normes, 2021

  • Metamorphik Galerie / Galerie Sylvie Garrigue - Racont’Arts / Mairie de Lyon 9ème / Le Piano Galerie / Grand Salon de la Micro-édition - Ground Zero / Galerie All Over / Le Bal des Ardents / Galerie l’Epluche-doigts / Atelier Arbitraire, Lyon, 2009-2021

  • L’Escale, Neuilly, 2014

  • Le Village d’Artistes, Marols, 2014

  • Sismics Festival, Sierre, 2010

  • Petit Bain, Paris, 2010

TEACHING & WORKSHOP :

 

  • Public Libraries of Lyon 4 et Lyon 3, Comics workshops, 2021

  • Prison of Lyon-Corbas, fresco workshop, 2019

  • Visual arts IB teaching, Ombrosa International School, since 2017

  • Université Lyon I, drawing - painting - comics, 2016-2017

  • Institut Médico Educatif Le Grappillon, watercolor & drawing workshop, 2015

  • Lycées Professionnels Agricoles de Vienne / Voiron / Contamine-sur-Arve / Cognin / Romans / La Roche-sur-Foron / Noirétable, workshops comics - illustration, 2011-2016,

  • Association Les Péniches du Val de Rhône, travelbooks workshops, 2011-2014

  • Centre Artistique l’Ile Aux Talents, drawing, painting & clay modeling, 2009-2010

  • Private lessons, 2008-2013

TRAVEL BOOKS :

 

  • India / Island / Bolivia / Canada / Colombia / Maroco / Nepal / Peru / Thaïland / Portugal / France /           Czech Republic / Poland / Hungaria/ Spain / England / Slovakia / Italy / Switzerland, 2006 - 2019

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