Marc David Leviton - Fine Artist

Marc David Leviton

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Marc David Leviton

Tucson, AZ - United States

Marc David Leviton - Fine Artist

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About Marc David Leviton

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EDUCATION

2004 M.F.A. Studio, Sculpture
Life casting, kinetics, installation, foundry, fabrication, and found object construction emphasis
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1998 B.F.A. (Cum Laude), Studio, Sculpture
Foundry, earthworks, fabrication, and found object construction emphasis
Florida International University, Miami, FL

1991 'A' Journeyman-Wireman
National Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Electrical Industry, Flushing, NY

1988 A.S.
University of the State of New York, NY, NY

1984 Queensboro Community College
Bayside, NY

1981 Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

SCHOLARSHIPS

2004 Medici Scholarship Award, University of Arizona
2003 Medici Scholarship Award, University of Arizona
1995 Theodore R. and Vivian M. Johnson Scholarship, Florida International University

CURATORIAL/JUDGING

2009 The Art of Now: Lowbrow
Holy Joe Studio, Tucson, AZ

2008 Youth Rally Graffiti Art
Reid Park, Tucson, AZ

The Body and the Sexual Political Machine
Holy Joe Studio, Tucson, AZ

1996 Local Figures
Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

LECTURES

2009 Christ Statue Restoration Project
Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church, Tucson, AZ

2008 The Body and the Sexual Political Machine
Holy Joe Studio, Tucson, AZ
2007 Defining the Artist
El Ojito Springs Center for Creativity, Tucson, AZ
2006 Defining the Artist
Prescott College, Tucson, AZ

2004 SAGA, School of Art Graduate Association
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

1996 The Art Gallery at B.C.C.
Hollywood, FL

1995 Coconut Creek Art Guild
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Plantation Elementary School
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

RESIDENCIES

1995 Artist in Residence
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

COMMISSIONS

2009 Christ Statue Renovation and Restoration Project
Streams in the Desert Lutheran Church, Tucson, AZ

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2003-09 Industria Studios (Founder/President)

2008 Life Casters International

1997-98 Fine Art Students Association (President)
Florida International University, Miami, FL

Knickerbocker
NY, NY

1996-97 2+3: The Artists’ Organization
Fort Lauderdale, FL

1994 Artist Space Committee
Broward Cultural Affairs Council, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1984 Alliance of Queens Artist
Queens, NY

COMMUNITY SERVICE

2008 Youth Rally Graffiti Art
Reid Park, Tucson, AZ

1995 The 6th Annual Birthday Bash
Young at Art Children’s Museum, Davie, FL

Artist’s Dabble Day
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Images: Spring Recital and Art Exhibit
The Urban League of Broward County, Liberia, FL

1994 Third Annual Very Special Arts Festival
School Board of Broward County, Sunrise, FL

EXHIBITIONS

SOLO

2007 Sacrificed/Sanctified, Installation
Stone Dragon Studio, Tucson, AZ

Remnants, Installation
El Ojito Springs Center for Creativity, Tucson, AZ

2004 COMPROMISED, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Installation
Gonzalo Espinosa Arte Contemporaneo, Tucson, AZ

1998 Marc David Leviton
The Art Gallery at Broward Community College, Hollywood, FL

1995 Earthworks, Installation
The Young at Art Museum, Plantation, FL

1994 People and Their Pets
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

JURIED

2008 The Body and the Sexual Political Machine
Holy Joe Studio, Tucson, AZ

In Progress
Art Serve, Tucson, AZ

2007 IMPERMANENCE
Prescott College, Tucson, AZ

1999 CONTROVERSY (Best in Show)
Broward Art Guild, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1990 Spring Arts Festival (Honorable Mention)
Electric Industry Center, Flushing, NY

1986 Spring Arts Festival (Honorable Mention)
Electric Industry Center, Flushing, NY

1984 Alliance of Queens Artist Annual Juried Exhibition
Chung-Cheng Art Gallery, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY




INVITATIONAL/ GROUP

2006 Art Comes Home
Prescott College, Tucson, AZ

2002 GOCAIA
Tucson, AZ

2001 Festival for Life
13th Annual Exhibit & Auction to Benefit SAAF
Southern Arizona Aids Foundation (SAAF), Tucson, AZ

1998 Graduation Exhibition, BFA Thesis Exhibition, FIU Circle, Installation
Florida International University, Miami, FL

Masterpieces: Expressions of the Spirit
Invitational Exhibit & Auction to Benefit Young At Art Children’s Museum, Davie, FL

1996 Local Figures
Indigo Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

1995 Gallery Artists Summer Group Show
Joel Kessler Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL

2+3: The Artists’ Organization, Group Show
The Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Selections from the Centers’ Collection
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

1994 1994 Florida Invitational
Joel Kessler Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL

Gallery Artist Group Show
Joel Kessler Fine Art, Miami Beach, FL

Art Visions Group Exhibition
Art Visions, Jupiter, FL

Third Annual Very Special Arts Festival
School Board of Broward County, Sunrise, FL

Turning Twenty, Two Decades of Selections from the Centers’ Collection
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

Art Gallery ABC
Boca Raton, FL

Raleigh Gallery
DCOTA Center, Dania, FL

Fragiles
Hollywood, FL

1993 Gallery of the Unknown Artist
South Miami Beach, FL

Mind Structures
Coconut Grove, Miami, FL

Sandra Neustadter Gallery
Delray Beach, FL

1991 Chelsea Arts
Long Beach, Long Island, NY

Follow Your Art
Long Beach, Long Island, NY

FLORIDA OUTDOOR EXHIBITIONS 1993-94

Pembroke Pines Festival of the Arts

Weston Art festival

Downtown Boca Festival of the Arts

6th Annual Las Olas Art fair

5th Annual Downtown Delray Festival of the Arts

7th Annual Boca Fest ’94

3rd Annual Aventura Festival of the Arts

19th Miami Beach Festival of the Arts

4th Art Festival, Stuart

6th Artfest ’94 by the Sea

8th Downtown Festival of the Arts, Ft. Lauderdale

4th Art Festival, Ft. Lauderdale

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

2003-09 Industria Studios (Founder/President)

2008 Life Casters International

1997-98 Fine Art Students Association (President)
Florida International University, Miami, FL

Knickerbocker
NY, NY

1996-97 2+3: The Artists’ Organization
Fort Lauderdale, FL

1994 Artist Space Committee
Broward Cultural Affairs Council, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

1984 Alliance of Queens Artist
Queens, NY

ARTICLES/ REVIEWS/ OTHER MEDIA

Stephenson, Hank. “Art Against the Machine,”
Tucson Weekly, (March 5-11, 2009)
Page 21.

Manser, Jamie L. “How Culture Reshapes Our Most Basic Instinct,”
Tucson Citizen, (Oct. 30, 2008)
Page 19 (Calendar).

Vanture, Bo. “Terminator,”
In The Know, University of Arizona, (June 2005, Vol.40)
Page 6.
Farver, Micheal. “Best Artistic Statement of 1999,”
City Link, (April 14, 1999)
Page 24.

Russell, Candice. “Marc David Leviton,”
City Link. (April 7, 1999)
Page 75 (Gallery).

Miller, Cythia Berman. “Is Artwork in Question,”
Miami Herald, (April 5, 1999)
Page 13A.

Sanchez, Yolanda. “And Able to Make the Human Connection,”
Miami Herald, (March 21, 1999)
Page 7L

Morgan, Dahil. “Out of the Plumber’s Shop, into the Museum,”
Miami Herald, (March 21, 1999)
Page 7L

Terilli, Sam. “Is it Art?,”
Miami Herald, (March 21, 1999)
Page 7L.

Damian, Carol Dr. “Always Protect and Respect Artists Rights,”
Miami Herald, (March 17, 1999)
Page 20A.

Rogers, Paul Brinkley. “Art or Junk?”
Miami Herald, (March 11, 1999)
Cover, Page 15A.

Rowe, Sean. “You Call This Art and Culture?,”
New Times, Vol. 1, No. 21, (March 26- April 1, 1998)
Inside Cover, Page 5, 7.

Ramirez, Jose. “FASA at Work,”
The Beacon, Vol. 9, No. 12, (Nov. 12, 1997)
Page 11.
Editor. “Our Face is Red,”
XS Magazine, Vol. 7, No. 14, (April 15-21, 1997)
Page 11.

Davis, Phil. “Look What They’ve Done to My Art, Ma,”
XS Magazine, Vol. 7, No. 13, (April 8-14, 1997)
Page 12.
Cazares, David. “ART ATTACK?,”
Sun-Sentinel, (Sept. 29, 1995)
Cover Section B, Page 7B.

“Earthworks,”
The Drawing Board, Vol. 6, No. 3, (May 13- Sept. 4, 1995)
Cover.

Orozco, Stacie, “Earthworks,”
Westsider, Vol. 4, No. 11, (May 17, 1995)
Page 3, 4.

Hopkins, Mary Ellen. “Hands on Exhibit,”
Sun-Sentinel, (March 25, 1995).

Simon, Arnold. “2+3 Exhibition,”
Eastsider, Vol. 8, No. 9, (Feb. 8, 1995)
Page 12.

Martorelli, Rhonda. “Punk…Junk…,”
XS Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 31, (Aug. 17-23, 1994)
Page 48, 49.

Kohen, Helen. “Freewheeling Art Exhibit,”
Miami Herald/Living Arts, (July 30, 1994)
Page 2G.

Pazdera, Donna. “Artists Plan Open House,”
Sun-Sentinel/Southeast Plus, (June 5, 1994)
Page 3.

XS Magazine. Gallery: “Monster Machines,”
(May 18-24, 1994) Vol. 4, No. 18, Page 3, 58.

Brown, Greg. “From Techno-Trash to Lots of Cash,”
Miami Herald/Hometown, (May 15, 1994)
Page 2.

Hapler, Marsha. “Taking Art to the Little People,”
Miami Herald/Hometown Herald, (Feb. 6 1994)
Cover, Page 3.

Halper, Marsha. “Color of Success? They See Green,”
Miami Herald/Hometown Herald, (Nov. 7, 1993)
Cover, Page 3.

Artwork appeared in “The First and the Last” a film by
Planting Impossible Gardens Film Company (1992).
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2006-09 Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ

Adjunct Faculty: Teaching credited and non-credited classes.
A list of course descriptions are on the last pages of this CV.

2004-09 Prescott College, Tucson, AZ

Adjunct Faculty, Mentor, Practicum Supervisor and Graduate Supervisor.
Education and assessment of students in art history, art movements and
philosophies, critical thinking, critiquing, technical advisement, and
writing. Working directly with graduates and undergrads in the fields of
painting, drawing, photography, site specific installations, and sculpture.

2003-09 Industria Studios, Tucson, AZ

Founder and President. Industria is a non-profit organization. Providing education in sculptural
arts, artist-in-residencies, and a sculptors guild (Arizona Sculptors Society). Courses include foundry,
life-casting, clay modeling, casting, carving, mold making, kinetics, wood and steel fabrication.

2003-04 University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Foundry Technician: Responsible for maintaining foundry and providing
educational and technical assistance to undergraduates.

1995 Arby’s / Royal Crown Arts Alive ’95 Summer Program
Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Primary teacher during the summer session. Taught found object
construction to children between the ages of 10 through 15.

SUMMERART ’95
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

Primary teacher; Instructed children between the ages of 6 and 11 in robot
constructions made out of household items. Instructed teens between ages
12 and 17 in fired clay relief pieces and mold making of body parts.
using alginate and plaster casting. Development of basic skills and
encouragement of personal vision.

The Human Form Drawing and Sculpture Studio
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

Primary instructor for an adult live model class. Instruction included
painting, drawing, clay rendering and mold making demonstrations.
Students were instructed on seeing and delineating the figure. In addition
students were taught to see light and its interplay with surfaces.

1994 WINTERART ’94
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

Primary instructor; taught students between 6 and 10 years old basic
construction skills with concentration on personal vision, artistic
accomplishment, and ability to help and work with others.

SUMMERART ’94
Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL

Primary instructor; taught students between 6 and 10 years old basic
construction skills with concentration on personal vision, artistic
accomplishment, and ability to help and work with others.

ARTREACH ’94
Martin Luther King Community Center, Liberia, FL

Primary instructor; outreach program was designed to provide an arts
education to underprivileged children.

1986-87 Levlowe Art Gallery
NY, NY

Owner/operator. Gallery was open during the East Village art movement in
NYC. Show casing local, regional, and international contemporary artists.

1985-06 Local Union #3 Electrician Journeyman-Wireman
Flushing, NY

Began five-year apprenticeship program with an eighteen month MIJ
(Junior Wireman) program. Received Journeyman status in 1991.

1984-86 Freelance Commercial Artist

Working in the NYC, Long Island area for large and small firms. Jobs
preformed were page layout, paste ups, copy stand, illustration, and mock- ups.

Art Director/ Instructor
Summer Camp, Eastern Queens YMCA, Queens, NY

Performed all duties and responsibilities that made the summer camp art
program function.

1981 Frank Walcott Art Studio
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

In-house artist. Responsibilities were staining and maintaining integrity of
shadowing and highlighting of paintings with studio standards.

SELECT PRIVATE & PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Museums

Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, Fl
Young at Art Children’s Museum, Davie, FL

Private

Gotham Acupuncture, Brooklyn, NY
Laura McManus, Queens, NY
Ilyce Maranga NY, NY
Darren Stance, Aventura, FL
Peter Merl, Aventura, FL
Staci Laurie, Miami, FL
Francine Bishop Good, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Madelyn Denaro, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Richard Lund, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tin Lee, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dr. Donald Weisman, Beverly Hills, CA
Atlanta, GA - 1 painting
Pineapple Therapy Clinic, Delray, FL
Joe Kessler, Miami, FL
Michael Bernstein, Tucson, AZ
Jeffrey Leach, Tucson, AZ
Steve & Maxine Murray, Tucson, AZ
Gregory & Rosalind Hodgins, Tucson, AZ
Kyle Johnston, Tucson, AZ

TOPICS OF RESEARCH

In depth research on the subjects of mythology, archeology, anthropology, religion, and art history,
combined with sculpture. Subjects are applied in creating themes for art making.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Welding Technologies (arc, mig, tig, soder, brazing, oxy sedelin, spot welding).
Foundry (bronze and aluminum). Life casting. Casting and mold technologies, rubbers, plastics,
resin, epoxies. Wood and steel fabrication. Found object and mixed media constructions.
Electrical, lighting, fiber optics and kinetic technologies.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Image Ready, In Design, Live Cycle Designer, Microsoft
Word, Power Point, Excel, Office Publisher, Outlook Express, Internet, Google, Nero Express,
Win Zip.

WEB PAGE

www.myspace.com/marcdavidleviton
www.facebook.com

Classes listed are designed by Marc David Leviton for Industria Studios & Pima Community College

Art 120 - Sculptural Design. Extension of design into three-dimensional
concepts and media. Focuses on the study of volume and spatial
relationships through modeling, casting, carving and construction. Includes
elements of color, texture and line as applied to three-dimensional design.

PH132 – Photography in Public Places

CR553 – Building Stretcher Bars and Stretching Canvas

AR524 - Industrial College

AR525 - Sculpture in a Box

CR204 – Oil Based Clay, create your own oil based clay

AR 048 – Art Forum. Art Forum meets for three hours per week for three,
three week sessions. Art Forum is a moderated open discussion and lecture
series starting with the Dadaist and Duchamp, moving through Surrealism
and Fluxus and then ending with Pop-Surrealism and Lowbrow.

AR627 - Intuitive Drawing. Students learn intuitive line drawing using
charcoal sticks, graphite sticks, caulk and other drawing tools. Explore
physical and mental expressionistic processes while learning to release
emotion and energy during the activity of drawing. Several intuitive
methods and expressive techniques will be investigated.

AR332 – Expressive Painting. Educating students in the use of painting
tools, intuitive methods, expressive techniques, historical background, and
terminology.

AR733 – Beginning Mold Making, consisting of open face, two part, and
facial life cast molds. Discussions about historical information, strength and
weaknesses of each product and system, and safety procedures.

AR734 – Advanced Mold Making, consisting of multi-section molds, molds
with sprues and venting systems build in, and blanket molds. Discussions
about historical information, strength and weaknesses of each product and
system, and safety procedures.

AR735 – Sculpting in Plaster. Educating students in the properties of plaster
as a sculpting medium. Students learn of proper tool use, terminology, and
expressive techniques.

AR736 – Clay Sculpture. Students learn control and manipulation of clay
through the use of tools, touch, and learning to feel the model by using their
eyes.

AR737 - Hot Products: Mold Making Workshop. Students learn to use
three products that are not only heated, but are reusable which makes them a
good investment for the casting process. The products are Seals Peel,
Prosthetic Wax and Moulage. The following types of molds will be
examined: blanket mold, open face and two part molds.

AR738 - Life Casting. Students learn basic techniques and supplies
necessary for life casting in this advanced workshop. Casting is preformed
on live models, so there is the possibility of nudity.

AR739 - Wire Sculpture. Students learn basic wire techniques such as wire
joining, knotting buttressing, shaping and armature design.

DY405 – Hand Tools for Women. This is an introductory class on basic
hand tools, their usage and safety methods.

DY406 – Power Tools for Women. This is an introductory class on the
properties of power tools. Terminology, proper use, care, and safety are edict
of this class.


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