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Overfalls Foundation Guest Speaker Event: The Life and Art of Delaware Artist Jack Lewis

January 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Please join us at the Lewes Public Library at 5 pm for our first guest speaker event of 2024 as we host the Lewes History Museum Coordinator, Alan Jensen, who will provide a presentation about Delaware artist Jack Lewes.

Jensen will explore Lewis’ life including his work as an artist in the Depression-era Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps in Delaware. He will touch on several key influencers in Lewis’ life, including his work with the Rehoboth Art League and his love and depiction of Delaware’s coast and people. This program will also include recollections on pre-recorded video provided by Jack Lewis’ daughter Heather Lewis, who resides in Maine and is an artist herself.

About the speaker:  Alan Jensen has worked as a corporate trainer for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and Citibank.  He also worked as an educator for many years in Loudoun County, Virginia.  He is currently the Museum Coordinator at the Lewes History Museum.

Picture of Depression Era Delaware Artist Jack Lewes.
Delaware Artist Jack Lewes

This event is free and open to the public.  Please arrive 15 minutes early to avoid disrupting the speaker.


January 29
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Lewes Public Library
111 Adams Ave
Lewes, DE 19958 United States
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