Kris Lewis was born in 1959 and has worked in South Western Ontario most of her life. Lewis is a mixed media artist painter, street photographer, found object sculptor and writer. Her formal academic training is not in the arts. However, in her family of origin you can find, artists, artisans, writers and inventors. Her belief has always been that human life is inseparable from creativity.The many peers in her network have been important role models and mentors further unlocking her inherent creative force and allowing her art, in whatever chosen medium, to create her stories.