Genre:Text; Political; Appropriation; Collage; Found Materials; Violence; Sociological; Psychological; Gender/Sexuality; Conceptual; Feminist; Social Criticism; Nature; Trompe l'Oeil;
Elissa Levy lives and works in NY
1993 Rhode Island School of Design Providence
Bachelor of Fine Arts
1989-92 Brown University, Providence
1988, 1992 The American University in Paris
Liberal Arts, Division of Art History
1989 Instituto D'Allende San Miguel D'Allende, Mexico
1988 Parsons School of Art Paris
2008 Phantom, Stonefox Artspace, New York, NY
2004 Camoufleur, Brooklyn Fireproof Inc., Brooklyn, NY
1998 Symmetry, The Living Room, San Francisco, CA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Coordinated Disregard, Terrault Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
In Our Cave We See Shadows, Projekt722, Brooklyn, NY
2014 All the News That’s Fit to Print, Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
Out to See, Various location in the South Street Seaport, NY, Curated by Sara
2013 The Written Word, John A. Day Gallery, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Burying the Lede, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Paper, Mirror, Torn. Brian Morris Gallery, NY, NY
2012 Creative Nonfiction, Kunstalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY
Quantum Effect, The Active Space, Brooklyn, NY
Wise Blood, Field Projects, NY
Cut-Up, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Splitting Infinity, Studio Salon Series featuring Andrea Champlin, Elissa Levy
Joel Morrison, and Mary Murphy, curated by David Gibson
2010 What is Left, Curatorial Research Lab@Winkleman Gallery, NY, curated by Rachel
Painting with Pictures, Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education, Bronx, NY
curated by David Gibson, Savannah Spirit and Asya Geisberg
2009 NEVERandagain, International Studio and Curatorial Program, Brooklyn (ISCP), NY
curated by Elissa Levy
All Suffering to End Soon!, Callicoon Fine Arts, Callicoon, NY
Kayosties with Elissa Levy and Bjorn Meyer-Ebrecht, Pocket Utopia,Brooklyn, NY
2008 Enantiomorphic Chamber, NURTUREart Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Curated by Kevin
Regan and Christopher Howard
2007 One Day We Shall Control the Sun, The Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY
Playing With Fire, Texas Firehouse, LIC, NY
Pre-Primed, WPAC Auction, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
2006 Purfle; Cal Lane & Elissa Levy, Foley Gallery, New York, NY
Gimme Shelter, Shelter Island, NY, Curated by Megan Riley
Altoids Living Spaces 2006, Exhibition of New American Design,
Curated by Dave Alhadef & Jason Miller, Brooklyn, NY
Other than Art, G Fine Art, Curatorâ€™s Office, Provisions Library, Washington, DC,
curated by Milena Kalinovska
2005 Altoids 7th Annual Curiously Strong Collection,
Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA
Blue Star Arts Complex, San Antonio, TX
Soo Visual, Minneapolis, MN
New Museum Of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Luckman Center Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2004 Gifted, The Future Perfect, Brooklyn, NY
Shape-Shifter, Emerging artists at audioEngine, New York, NY curated by Elissa Levy
Extreme Diversity, Great Neck Arts Center, Great Neck, NY
White Columns Benefit Auction, White Columns New York, NY
2003 Wish for Color, Presented by Gen Art and Banana Republic, Tribute, NY, New York and
online at www.BananaRepublic.com
Breaking Ground, White Columns New York, NY curated by Lauren Ross
2002 Bodies and Forms, Art Under the Bridge Festival, Brooklyn, NY
2001 KIDSART Interactive Coloring Book for Children, published by Cliffordâ€¢Smith
Gallery; Boston, MA, curated by Bradley Rubenstein
1998 Chateaux Marmont International Art Fair, Santa Monica Museum of Art West
The Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Programme 2006, Dufftown, Scotland
The AltoidsÂ® 7th Annual Curiously Strong Collection, part of the New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY, permanent collection
2010 Visionaire 2010, A Survey of Art in the Year 2010, calendar curated by 52 influential figures, featured artist
Sewing Social, a monthly series of events where people are invited to wear clothing that needs repair and a special team of darners mends the clothing on oneâ€™s person; held at Robert Goff Gallery, NY and Morgan Lehman Gallery, NY
2009 NEVERandagain, ISCP, Brooklyn, NY curated by Elissa Levy featuring Alisa Baremboym, Balam BartolomÃ©, Rhys Coren, Rico Gatson, Rena Leinberger, Elissa Levy, Sam Martineau, BjÃ¶rn Meyer-Ebrecht, Austin Thomas and Ian Umlauf
2008 CAKE Magazine: Outhwith, cover image, curated by Hilary Nicoll and Claudia Zeiske
2007 Alex Da Corte, I Attach Myself to You, Stonefox Artspace, New Yor,k, NY solo exhibition curated by Elissa Levy
2005 Tour T-Shirt, The AltoidsÂ® 7th Annual Curiously Strong Collection,
Featured artist for annual t-shirt that accompanies the exhibition tour
Souvenir, Exhibition of emerging artists at audioEngine, New York, NY curated by Elissa Levy
2004 Soldiers Symmetry Wallpaper, Wallpaper of own design installed in and sold
exclusively at The Future Perfect, Brooklyn, NY
Shape-Shifter, Exhibition of emerging artists at audioEngine, New York, NY curated by
neverland, Exhibition of emerging artists at audioEngine, New York, NY curated by
Gifted, The Future Perfect, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Elissa Levy
2009 Guest Critic, Fine Arts Department, Video and Sculpture Studio, School of
Visual Art, NY
2001-2002 Continuing Education Faculty, Parsons School of Design, New
York, NY Design and Drawing Courses
Short, Aaron. Pocket Utopia Stumbles through Williamsburg, New York Post, November 17, 2009.
Reviews, Art Review, April 2009, p.96
Neyenesch, Cassandra. Enantiomorphic Chamber The Brooklyn Rail, March 2008, online (picture).
Lawrence, Sidney. Capital Roundup, Artnet,com, May 2006.
Cohen, David. Artworld Digest Magazine Unambiguous, 2006, p.11 (picture).
Dawson, Jessica. Art That Seeks Its Higher Purpose, The Washington Post, April 1, 2006, p. C01.
Abbe, Mary. Curiously Fun,Minneapolis Star Tribune, June 17, 2005.
Goddard, Dan R. Altoids Gives Art Show Breath of Fresh Air, San Antonio Express-News, March 13, 2005.
Isono, Nobue. 2005 New York Ateliers, 2005, p 14-19. (book)
Farr, Sheila. Altoids: A Refreshing Mixture of Work by Talked-About Young Artists, The Seattle Times, January 23, 2005.
Chen, Aric. Generation Next, Surface, November 2004, Issue #50, p. 64-6.
Kahn, Eve M. Power to the Paper, I.D., November 2004, p.86-9.
Wolff, ZoÃ. Renaissance Fair, TimeOut New York, June 3-10, 2004, Issue No. 453, p.46.
Ross, Lauren. Warcraft,NY Arts Magazine, Vol. 9 No. 5/6, 2004.
Harris, Jane. Breaking Ground, TimeOut New York, October 16-23, 2003, Issue No. 420, p.83.
Gibson, David. Featured Artists Portfolio, articlemagazine.com, Fall 1999 edition.
Berry, Colin. Top Picks Review, Citysearch San Francisco, citysearch.com, October 1998.