Heroes & Hearts
Lewis Sykes was born in England and spent his childhood in Yorkshire. He emigrated with his family to Texas where he attended North Texas University and received a degree in art education. After graduation, he moved to Mexico City to study painting at the University of the Americas. A resident of San Francisco since 1960, he has pursued a successful career in retail store and event design. He has created décor for numerous gala parties benefiting San Francisco organizations including The San Francisco Ballet, the San Francisco Symphony, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and the Asia Art Museum.