Helen Levin: resume
PERMANENT MUSEUM, CORPORATE, PUBLIC, Selected PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
  • Museum of Fine Arts of St. Petersburg, FL: Twins of a Different Mother
  • NYPL Stapleton Branch Library, 2 paintings: Nature and Journey Sequence
  • YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, NYC: Painting, (Jerusalem) Marketplace Reverie
  • Brauer Museum of Art, IN: Wallbook W and Wallbook X
  • Hilliard Art Museum, paintings: Arch-Homage(s) C and H
  • Museum of Modern Art, Nested Pentabook (artists’ book)
  • Brooklyn Museum of Art, L’Etang Chimérique by Léo Ferré, transl./ Illustr. artists book
  • Staten Island Museum, 2 paintings: Arch-Homage VII and Mindscape R.
  • Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel, from Mail Art Show (’86); sculpture, Baby Punk.
  • Museum of the City of New York, Painting: Conference House.
  • Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art (SI,NY) Abstract Flag SerIes
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering, NYC Clinics: Five paintings.
  • Signature Bank, Painting, Fervent Verdant
  • Inselgalerie of Berlin, Germany, Painting: Soupçon.
  • Audio Engine Corp., NYC Painting: Athena Series C
  • NYPL, Huguenot Branch, SI. Macquettes for sculpture series, Family Configurations.
  • International House Residence, Riverside Dr.NYC: Two shaped paintings.
  • Yellow-Fellow Foundation, the Netherlands, CEO: Jan Verhoeven. Abstract art, the Netherlands: Paintings on paper: Spring Etude, Distant Shores, Wallbook Z
  • Staten Island University Hospital South: B/W Photograph
  • Artists book, Brainstorms: My Autobiography in Poems and Drawings, in these collections: MoMA, Guggenheim, Frankin Furnace, Donnell, Bklyn Museum of Art, Avery of Columbia University, others.
  • Catalog of exhibit I curated: Orihon and More, Books by Artists is in collections of Tate Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, and many others.
  • Joanne Bober, CEO and attorney for JC Penney Corp. Texas : 2 Paintings
  • Dr. Pavla Bednarek, MD, in CA. Four paintings.

ARTISTS GRANTS, AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, and RESIDENCIES

  • 2008 Chenven Foundation, Grant for Painting
  • 2002 Richmond County Savings Foundation, S.I., N.Y. Book Art catalog grant.
  • 2002 Organization of Independent Artists, NYC., Exhibit - curation award
  • 1993,1994 Dept. Of Cultural Affairs, Greater NY Arts Dev. Fund - 2 solo exhibits grants
  • 1980 Artists Space, NYC- Exhibition grant
  • 1994 Vermont Studio Center - residency
  • 1992 Saskatchewan Artists ⁄ Writers Guild - Painting residency Muenster, SK
  • 1991 Palenville Interarts Center painting residency
  • 1983 Artpark Family Art Workshops
  • 1963 Columbia University Scholarship, Grad. Program in the Arts - Painting scholarship

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

  • 2011 Staten Island Museum - Gesture in Paint and Software. Helen Levin and Golan Levin, intergenerational exhibit. July 7, 2011 - Jan. 8, 2012
  • 2010   Ezair Gallery, NYC
  • 2008   Agence BNP - Paribas, Espace Culturel, Nice, France - Paintings
  • 2007   Mikst Media Gallery, Woudrichem, the Netherlands - Paintings
  • 2006   Ceres Gallery, NY: Paperworks: Dreams and Innovations - Collages
  • 2005   55 Mercer Gallery, - NYC, Large 2-person show, paintings, Invitational
  • 2000   Art Lab Gallery ⁄ Snug Harbor Cultural Cntr: “Helen Levin, Creative Output” SI, NY
  • 1998-2007   Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art Garden, Flag Series Installation, SI,NY
  • 1994 ­   Wagner College Gallery, SI, NY : “Helen Levin: Paintings on Paper and Canvas”
  • 1986   New York Open Center, NYC - “Earth Celebrations” - Paintings
  • 1984   Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ “Recent Paintings”
EDUCATION

  • 1962   Hunter College, NYC, Painting BFA
  • 1963   Columbia University, NYC, MFA Painting
  • 1980s and 1990s   Post graduate workshops: Women’s Studio Workshop, Pratt Manhattan Center, School of Visual Arts, Center for Book Arts

GROUP EXHIBITIONS - Recent, from over 100

  • 2015 Carter Burden Gallery, NYC
  • 2015 Arts Unbound, Orange, NJ (Invitational)
  • 2015 Arts Council, SI. 2 Paintings in new offices / site in SI Ferry Terminal
  • 2014 Westbeth Gallery, NYC. 4 person show, paintings, invitational.
  • 2011 Inselgalerie -International Jewish Women Artists. Berlin, Germany. Paintings
  • 2011 St. John′s University of SI. - Collage
  • 2008 and 2006 - Pleiades Gallery
  • 2008  S I Museum, Craftcase Exhibit, - Artist’s Book
  • 2006   Mauro Graphics Gallery, Artists as Artists as Art, SI, NY, Photographs
  • 2006   Paper Slam, Innovative Paperworks. NY Law School, NYC, Collages
  • 2007  Pleiades Gallery - UCAE group show - Collage
  • 2006 and 2005   Ceres Gallery group show, co-op members, Friends of Ceres
  • 2005   Synagogue for the Arts, NYC - Paintings, Gestural Abstraction, Curator
  • 2005  Gallery 402 of Organization of Independent Artists - Works on Paper, NYC
  • 2004   Camera Club Gallery, NYC Group show: May 1 - May 15 - Photo
  • 2003   SOHO 20 Invitational, NYC - Painting, Invitational
  • 2003   Kentler International Drawing Center - Wallbooks, Bklyn
  • 2006 - 2002 and 1999, 1997, 1991   Broome Street Gallery, NYC - Paintings
  • 2003, 1998, 1992   SI Institute of Arts and Sciences Biennials, N.Y. - Paintings, artists’ books.
  • 2002   Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Access Gallery, SI- artists’ books - Curator
  • 2002  Organization for Independent Artists Gallery, NYC - artists’ books
  • 2000   Gallery 2/20, NY - Artists’ books, Wallbook
  • 2000   Atrium Gallery of Chubb Ins.Corp., Warren, NJ - Paintings, Women Abstract Painters - Curator
  • 1996 and 1994   Westbeth Gallery, NYC - Painting
  • 1989   Nabisco Brands Gallery, E. Hanover, NJ - Painting show, Curator for Women in the Arts   

ART REVIEWS AND FEATURES ABOUT HELEN LEVIN

  • 2011 “Opposites Attract,” R.Molaro, Industry Magazine, P. 60-61. July, Aug.
  • 2011  “Helen Levin and Golan Levin...” Ed McCormack, Gallery and Studio July, Aug.
  • 2011  “Like Mother Like Son,” M. Fressola, “Arts and Leisure” section. SI Advance. Oct.2, 2011.
  • “ Helen Levin in Mikst Media Gallery” - De Cultuurkrant - Dutch Publication, April - May 2007
  • “Helen Levin” review, Ceres show by Robert Sievert, ARTEZINE.online, Issue #13, 7-2006
  • “Six Artists Prove Primacy of the Gesture”, J. Sanders Eaton,GALLERY & STUDIO 11/12-05
  • “Newhouse Exhib. Suggests New Ways of Viewing Books”, M. Fressola, SI ADVANCE 8-23-02
  • “Helen Levin: Profile” Council on the Arts and Humanities of SI newsletter 2-94
  • “The Artist as Teacher...” Howard Farber, ARTSPEAK 5-93
  • “Art Lab Exhibiting Works by Helen Levin”, M. Fressola, SI ADVANCE 10-13-00
  • “Abstract Expressionism at Wagner College Gallery”, M. Fressola, SI ADVANCE, 10-28-94
  • “Awakening the Spirit of Abstraction”, CREATIVE INSIGHT - magazine, NYC
  • “Four Rewarding Solo Shows”, J. Merkel, ARTSPEAK, NYC 12-96
  • “Exhibit Belies Smug Assumptions...” Eileen Watkins, NEWARK STAR LEDGER 3-5-89
  • “Discoveries of a New Season”, B. Palmer Poroner, ARTSPEAK 9-17-81
  • “Eight Women Display Artistic Talents”, DAILY NEWS SI ed. 11-11-79

CATALOGS ⁄ PUBLICATIONS CONTAINING ARTWORK ⁄ CITATIONS

  • 2011 SI Museum: 130th Anniversary Journal cover. Painting: Arch-Homage VII
  • 2011 Jewish Women Artists IV, Book by Hedwig Brenner (in German).
  • 2011 Jewish Women Artists exhibition catalog, Inselgalerie, Berlin, Germany.
  • 2008 Textbook Cover: Thinking Through Communication (Trenholm) Painting: Mindscape S
  • 2006 Krasdale Foods Corporation, catalog: “Ceres Gallery Revisited”
  • 2003 “Beyond the Page” Kentler Internat’l Drawing Cntr., Bklyn Pub. Libary, catalog
  • 2002 Newhouse’s Access Gallery, SI, NY. - catalog - “Orihon and More”, etc.
  • 1998 “World Artists for Tibet” Internat’l Events Calendar Booklet
  • WILSON LIBRARY BULLETIN, Cover reproduction: Painting,“Autumn Ground” - May 1994
  • 1993 Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences Biennial Juried Art Exhibition - catalog
  • 1992 “Women: Diversity and Vision” Art Lab Gallery, Snug Harbor Cult. Ctnr., SI - catalog

PUBLISHED ARTICLES BY LEVIN
  • New York Arts Magazine - 7 articles since 2004
  • Leonardo and Leonardo Online 2002 - 2008
  • Staten Island Advance - 5 articles in 1980s
  • SI Register - 30 articles in1970s
  • Women Artists News 1980s
  • New Directions for Women 1980s
  • Evaluation reviews of Visual Arts programs for the NY State Council on the Arts as a Field Representative 1981-1983

Helen Levin has curated 9 large group exhibitions.

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