Stanley Lewis was a Jewish Canadian sculptor, photographer and an internationally renowned art teacher born on March 28, 1930 in Montreal. His works are held in many public collections such as the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, and the National Gallery of Canada, as well as in numerous private collections. Since the 1950, Lewis' sculptures and lithographic works have been displayed in the galleries and museums around the world in cities such as Paris, Florence, New York City, and Mexico City.
Lewis died on August 14, 2006 at the Montreal Jewish General Hospital due to a heart failure.
He is survived by his sister, Sheila Lewis Kanter, and his daughter, Alyssa Savage.