Kathy Levine is an ecologically minded, mixed media artist who creates relief paintings and sculptures from recycled cast paper, oil and acrylic paint, water based photo-transfers as well as other materials. She received her Master of Fine Arts degree from Pratt Institute. Ms. Levine was awarded a grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council and selected to be an artist in residence at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Petrified Forest/Painted Desert National Park, Waterfall Arts and the Millay Colony for the Arts. She was also awarded an artist in residence fellowship at Yellowstone National Park and an honorarium from the Women’s Caucus for Art. In addition, Ms. Levine was a founding member of C.A.I.R.N. (City Artists in Response to Nature), a group of NYC visual artists who explored the individual and collective need to connect with the natural world in a contemporary way.
Her work is in the collections of The Federal Reserve Bank, Dun and Bradstreet, and St. Joseph’s College to name a few, and she participated in Go Brooklyn organized by the Brooklyn Museum. Ms. Levine has shown at the Islip Art Museum, Cornell Medical Center, The New York Law School, Soho Center for Visual Artists, The PanAm Building (now MetLife), New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Denise Bibro Gallery, The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and the Federal Plaza among others. In addition, Ms. Levine has taught at The New School, Brooklyn College, Pratt Institute, Adelphi University, Dowling College, the Fashion Institute of Technology as well as at Nassau, Suffolk and Kingsborough Community Colleges.