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Carol A. Levy

  • 8 Moody Court, San Rafael, CA 94901, USA

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I have been a professional artist and College art teacher for 50 years. I currently teach figure drawing at City College of San Francisco. Included is my resume…. Carol A. Levy 8 Moody Court San Rafael, California, 94901 415: 456-3194,   Education Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., Post- Graduate, Printmaking Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., M.F.A., Painting Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, B.F.A. Painting Syracuse University, Florence, Italy (Semester abroad) Teaching 2001-2023 City College of San Francisco, San Francisco, Ca, Painting, Figure drawing & Basic Draw 1987-2004 Solano Community College, Fairfield, Ca Figure drawing & Painting, Basic Drawing 1976-2003 College of Marin, Kentfield, CA: Figure Drawing & Painting, Painting, Basic Drawing, 1992-1994 California College of the Arts, Oakland, Ca. Lithography, 2D Design, Color Theory. 1981-1989 S.F. Academy of Art University: San Francisco, Ca. Basic & Int. Drawing, Painting, Figure Drawing, Figure Painting, Basic Design 1978-1980 San Francisco Art Institute, Visiting Instructor: Basic Printmaking (all processes.) Lithography. 1967-1973 Martin Luther King Community College, Chicago, Ill, Tenured Assistant Professor: Basic Design, Basic Drawing, Painting, Figure Drawing. 1966-1968 Chicago Art Institute, Chicago Ill., Lithography, Beginning Printmaking, Solo Exhibitions 2019   Far Out Gallery, “Tides” San Francisco, Ca. 2017/18 Avenue 12 Gallery,” Journey”, San Francisco, Ca. 2014    Art Works Downtown Gallery, “Delicate Balances” San Rafael, Ca. 2012    Sandra Lee Gallery, 251 Post St, San Francisco, Ca. 2005    California Modern Gallery, San Francisco, Ca., Retrospective: “An Artists’ Journey” 2000    Oakland Museum Collectors’ Gallery, Oakland, Ca. (Paintings, Drawings, &Monotypes). 1998    Atrium Gallery, Greenbrae, Ca. (Paintings, Drawings, &Monotypes) 1989    Victor Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. (Paintings on Mylar) 1988    Marin Theatre Company Gallery, Mill Valley, Ca   (Paintings &Monotypes) 1988    Gallérie du Monde, Hong Kong. (Monotypes &Drawings) 1986    Victor Fischer Gallery, Oakland, CA. (Paintings &Drawings) 1984      Anna Gardner Gallery, Stinson Beach, Ca. (Paintings). 1982    Academy of Art Gallery, San Francisco, Ca (Paintings &Monotypes) Primary Colors Gallery, Sacramento, Ca. (Paintings & Monotypes) Falkirk Cultural Art Center, San Rafael, Ca (Paintings) 1980    Dominican College, San Marco Gallery, San Rafael, Ca. (Paintings, & Monotypes) Elmhurst College Gallery, Elmhurst, Illinois. (Paintings & Drawings) 1978    Highland Park Gallery, Highland Park Illinois (Drawings & Prints) 1974    Kretzman Gallery, Concordia College, River Forest, Illinois (Paintings & Drawings)                 Selected Group Exhibition   2023   Gallery, City College of San Francisco, Faculty exhibition, SF, CA ArtWorks Downtown, Members exhibition,Small works. 2022   Far Out Gallery, Selected artist exhibition, F, Ca             Far Out Gallery, Flowers, S.F Ca.   2012   Saint Stephens’ Church, Installation, “Guardian Presence” Tiburon, Ca. Sandra Lee Gallery, Asia Pacific Exhibition, San Francisco, Ca. Artworks Downtown Gallery, “The Elements” Painting, San Rafael, Ca. 750 Lindaro Building Gallery, Installation, “Forces” Paintings on Mylar, San Rafael Ca. 2011    Doug Adams Gallery: Bade Museum; Gendered Images: The Female Divine, Berkeley, Ca. Sandra Lee Gallery, THE ABSTRACT, Juried exhibition, San Francisco, Ca. Museum of Modern Art Collectors’ Gallery, Warehouse Sale, San Francisco, Ca. City College of San Francisco Gallery, Faculty Exhibition, San Francisco, Ca. 2010    Ann O’Hanlon Gallery, Ebb and Flow: Juried exhibition, Mill Valley, Ca. 2009    Dominican University Gallery; PAINTING LARGE, Juried exhibition, San Rafael, Ca. Crossing the Line:  An exhibition of Drawings; Juried exhibition, AWD gallery, SR, Ca. 2008    Dorothy Herger Gallery, “To Honor Teaching, Fairfield, Ca. The State of Painting, Juried exhibition, AWD gallery, San Rafael, Ca. Artworks Downtown Gallery, “Singular Impressions: Monotypes,” San Rafael, Ca, 2007    Dorothy Herger Gallery, “The Figure in Art”, Fairfield, Ca Donna Seager Gallery, “First Anniversary Exhibition: Gallery Artists”, San Rafael, Ca Fort Mason Gallery, CCSF, Faculty exhibition, San Francisco, Ca 2006   Donna Seager Gallery, Inaugural Exhibition, San Rafael, Ca 2005   Art Works Downtown,” Strong Ties: Diverse Connections” San Rafael, Ca. California Modern Gallery, “The Best of California Modern” ,SF, Ca. CFA Gallery, “Figures without Form: a look beneath the Skin,” San Anselmo, Ca. Sanchez Gallery, “Dialogues” City College of San Francisco, SF. Ca. Artworks’ Downtown, “Originals”, San Rafael, Ca. 2004     CFA Gallery, “The Figure in Art,” San Anselmo, Ca Artworks Downtown Gallery, “Inspired by the Figure,” San Rafael, Ca. San Francisco City College, “Faculty Exhibition”, San Francisco, Ca. City College of San Francisco, “Faculty Exhibition,” San Francisco, Ca. California Modern Gallery, Opening exhibition, San Francisco, Ca 2003   CFA   Gallery, “The Painterly Print,” San Anselmo, Ca. 2002   San Francisco City College, “Faculty Exhibition,” San Francisco, Ca The Downtown Art Gallery, “Best of Open Studios,” San Rafael, Ca Artworks Downtown Gallery, “Four on Fourth S”, San Rafael, Ca. 2001    Artisans Gallery, “Spirituality in Art” Mill Valley,  Ca. 2000    The Atrium Art Gallery, “The Millennium Exhibit” Greenbrae, Ca. Art Works Downtown Gallery, “South of Fourth Street” San Rafael, Ca                                                       1998    Dorothy Herger Gallery, “New Faculty Exhibition,” Suisan, Ca. The Underground Gallery: Downtown   Art Center, “South of Fourth St” San Rafael, Ca. Marin Arts Council, Marin Civic Center, Drawings.” Marin Civic Center. Marin Printmakers,” San Rafael, Ca. 1997    Falkirk Cultural Center, “The Figure,” (4 person exhibition), San Rafael, Ca.            Gallery Route One,” Guest Artists,” Point Reyes, Ca. Marin Civic Center, “Objects Examined”. Marin Arts Council, San Rafael, Ca. Marin Arts’ Council, “Interior Spaces Exhibition”, Larkspur, Ca. 1994    Artisans’ Gallery, “Marin Scene,” Mill Valley, Ca. Marin Civic Center, “The Dinner Group,” San Rafael, Ca. 1993    Triton Museum of Art, ”9th Biennial Drawing and Print Exhibition.” Linda Panzer Gallery, “4 Printmakers,” San Anselmo, Ca. Claudia Chaplin Gallery ” Group Exhibition,” Stinson Beach, Ca. Center for Global Spirituality  Fine Impressions”,, Tiburon, Ca. 1992    Juniper Gallery: Napa Art Center, “ Figurative Painting,” Napa, Ca. 1991   Artisans Gallery, “Printmakers” (best in show) & “Portraits of the Artist”, Mill Valley, Ca SOMAR Gallery “Fired” San Francisco, Ca. Victor Fischer Gallery; “Three Artists’ Work on Paper.” Oakland, Ca. College of Marin Fine Arts Gallery; “String Along,” Kentfield, Ca. 1990    Mendocino Art Center; “Figurative Art”, Mendocino, Ca. Route One Gallery, “Artists and the Environmental Crisis” Pt. Reyes,  Ca. Grants Pass Museum of Art,” Collectors Choice Exhibition,” Grants Pass, Or. Victor Fischer Gallery, “GRAND OPENING”, San Francisco, Ca. 1989    Concordia Argonaut Gallery, “Four Painters,” San Francisco, Ca 1988    Susan Cummins’ Gallery; Group Exhibition, Mill Valley, Ca. Victor Fischer Gallery. Group Exhibition; San Francisco, Ca. 1987    Claudia Chapman Gallery, “On the Road” Stinson Beach, Ca Gallery Sanchez, “Symbols of Feminist Spirituality, San Francisco, Ca. Susan Cummins Gallery, Paintings on Paper, Mill Valley, CA. Jean Albano Contemporary Art, Selected Works, Chicago, Illinois Victor Fischer Gallery, “Gallery Artists,” Oakland, Ca. 1986    Shasta College Gallery, “Works on Paper,” Mt. Shasta, Ca. Koret Gallery, “Works on Paper,” Palo Alto, Ca. 1984    Cabrillo College Gallery. “The Singular Image,” Aptos, Ca. 1983    Artisans’ Gallery; “Response,” Mill Valley, Ca. College of Marin, “Myth and Fantasy,” Kentfield, Ca 1982    World Print Gallery; “Bay Area Monotypes,” San Francisco, Ca. Anna Gardner Gallery, “Monotypes,” Stinson Beach, Ca Tri-Gallery, “Figuration,” Walnut Creek, Ca. 1981   Falkirk Cultural Center Gallery, “Juried Marin Exhibition”, San Rafael, Ca. Richmond Art Center, Drawings, Richmond, Ca Bank of America, “Prize Winning Drawings,” Chicago, Illinois 1972    Art Institute of   Chicago, “Critic’s Choice,” Chicago, Illinois. Illinois Artists’ Council, Congress Building Springfield, Illinois. Northern Illinois University, “Chicago Printmakers,” Chicago, Illinois 1970   Art Institute of Chicago, “71st Exhibition: Artists of Chg & Vicinity,” (Prize). Fisher Gallery, Monotypes, Paintings and Drawings, Dallas, Texas Rockford Art Gallery, Paintings and Drawings Rockford, Illinois. Hyde Park Art Center, Participating Artists of Chicago “After Seurat’s A Sunday…” 1968   Art Institute of Chicago, “69th Exhibition: Artiists of Chg & Vicinity,” (Prize)   Art Related Experience   Art Exhibition Curator, Art Works Downtown Gallery, San Rafael, Ca. “ Harry Cohen” (solo exhibition), 2010. “Singular Impressions: Monotypes, 2008. “Realism, Five painters,” 2006. “Inspired by the Figure”, 2004.   Exhibition Committee, Art Works Downtown San Rafael, Ca (10+ yrs) City of San Rafael Commissioner, Cultural Affairs Commission, San Rafael, Ca. (Three years) Gallery Installations: City College of San Francisco. 2000-2014.             Bibliography          Leaping Clear on line magazine, 5th Anniversary Issue, Carol A. Levy featured visual artist, Fall,2021,          Leaping Clear On line Magazine, Article about Carol A Levy, 5 Images, Fall 2018          Inquiring Mind, Volume 30, “War and Peace” pg. 22,”Journey,” pg 24,”Arising,” Spring, 2014          Inquiring Mind,” Volume 25,” Heavenly Messengers” Full pg. image “Lighted  Way,”  Fall 2008, Art of Northern California, Alcove Books, Photo’s Pg 138 & 139, 2003 Fitzsimons, Casey;, Serious Drawing: A Basic Manual, Prentice Hall, “The Dance” pg.165 Kenneth Baker, S.F. Chronicle, March 9, l991, Review of SOMA Gallery Exhibition. Kenneth Baker, S.F. Chronicle, April 1, l989, Review of Victor Fischer Exhibition. Art Week, photo, “Tree of life”, March 18, l989. Art Week, photo, “Rites of Passage”, Oct. 18,1986. The Tribune, Oakland, Ca, Nov. 4, 1986. Pacific Sun, Art Gallery of Marin Theatre Co., photo, March 1987. Art in America, full-page color photo, page 87, summer 1984. Art Week, Photo,” The Leap” Nov.. 3, 1984 Art Week,  SF Art Institute Diego Rivera Gallery “Scoring a Hit,” performance, Nov.3 1984. Point Reyes Light, photo & review, Anna Gardner Gallery, Oct. 1984. Phyllis Bragdon, Independent Journal, July 16, 1983. Art Week, photo “Shadows”, Sept. 18, 1982. Phyllis Bragdon, Marin/Sonoma Independent Journal, July 17, 1982 Zea Morvitz, “Arts, An Interview with Carol A. Levy”, Pacific Sun, Ada Garfinkel, Marin/Sonoma Independent Journal, photo & review, Sept12, 1980 Art Institute of Chicago, “Chicago & Vicinity   Exhibition” Catalogue, photo. Richard Gray, Chicago Tribune, Art Institute of Chicago & Vicinity Exhibition Art Institute of Chicago & Vicinity Exhibition Catalogue photo, April Chicago Daily News, Panorama Magazine, Cover photo, “Fresh Controversy,” Art Institute’s Chicago and Vicinity Exhibition. Edward Barry, Chicago Tribune, Art Institute of Chicago & Vicinity Exhibition.  

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Oil Paint, Acrylic Paint, Drawing, Prints and Printmaking

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BFA: Syracuse University: Painting

Syracuse Semester: Florence, Italy

MFA: Art Institute of Chicago: Painting

Post Graduate work: Printmaking/Drawing


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