Visiting Artist Builder Levy will give a lecture at the Fine Arts Building.
Levy was born in Tampa, Florida in 1942, but grew up in Brooklyn. Levy’s photographs have appeared in more than 200 exhibitions including 51 one-person shows. His photographs are in the collection of many institutions including the Museum of Fine Arts of Houston, the High Museum of Art, and the Museum of the City of New York. He was awarded fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Alicia Patterson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Puffin Foundation. He is the author of three books Appalachia USA: Photographs, 1968-2009; Images of Appalachian Coalfields; and Builder Levy: Photographer.