Lewin was born in Manchester, and has become well known for his impressive landscapes of the cliffs, coastal scenes and the sea during extreme weather conditions. His work has been exhibited at Rainyday Gallery, Penzance. He is a regular exhibitor at Gallery Tresco, and also at Cornwall Contemporary in Penzance.

Lewin is a tutor at Newlyn School of Art (2016).

A book entitled Zawn : Walking West Penwith - Cliff Edge Paintings by Paul Lewin with text by Paul Gough was published in 2016.


Painting, mixed media, installation


2009: 'Painters of West Cornwall', Group Exhibition in Central London, Eleven and a Half Art Gallery

2011: 'Contemporary Impressionism' Solo show, 3-14 Sep, Beside the Wave Gallery + Falmouth Art Gallery

2013: Newlyn Art Gallery - Newlyn School of Art Tutors Fundraising Exhibition (24 Oct-2 Nov)

Open Studios Cornwall 2014; 2015; 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019; 2022; 2023

2016: Zawn : Walking West Penwith, Cornwall Contemporary, Penzance (9 Nov-3 Dec)

2016: Winter Collection Exhibition, Cornwall Contemporary, Penzance (Dec 2016-Feb 2017)

2017: Penwith and Travels, Cornwall Contemporary (30 Sept-21 Oct)

2021: Peninsular, Cornwall Contemporary, Penzance (13 Oct-6 Nov)


Programme notes: Painters of West Cornwall exhibition, press release

Exhibition card, illus, Beside The Wave Gallery, Falmouth

Zawn: Walking West Penwith - Cliff Edge Paintings by Paul Lewin - with Paul Gough (2016)