About and Contact

Dani Levine is an artist and educator living in Astoria, NY. Combining an alchemical practice of mixing pigments and binders with other found materials, Dani’s work celebrates imaginative thinking through investigations of craft and abstraction. She currently works as an adjunct professor at Pratt Institute and is a recurring lecturer at schools such as Princeton and Boston University. She received her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Yale School of Art. Her honors include exhibitions at SOLOWAY, The Alfred Museum, The Abrons Arts Center, Field Projects Gallery, and Fjord Gallery.


Contact her here at:dlevinestudio@gmail.com

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EDUCATION
2016 MFA, Yale University
2012 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
2011 Norfolk Summer School of Art

TEACHING/ MATERIAL WORKSHOPS
2021-Present Adjunct Professor, Light Color Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. 2016-Present Co-founder: Fabrication and Material Specialist, “CoffinLevine”, Astoria, NY. 2021-19 Pigment Workshop and Lecture, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
2022-19 Pigment Workshop, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
2022 Guest Lecturer and Mediums Workshop, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
2022 Guest Lecturer for Art and Industry, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.
2020 MFA Painting Critic, Boston University, Boston, MA.
2020-19 Adjunct Professor, Intro to Painting, Boston University, Boston, MA.
2020-17 Graduate Grounds Workshop, Boston University MFA program, Boston, MA.
2020 MFA Pigment Workshop and Lecture, Boston University, Boston, MA.
2019 Guest Lecturer for Contemporary Issues, Boston University, Boston, MA.
2018 Guest Lecturer and Paint Workshop, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
2018-17 Materials Technician, Kremer Pigments, New York, NY.
2018-17 “Crash Course” Pigment Lecture, Kremer Pigments, New York, NY.
2018-17 “Crash Course” Grounds Lecture, Kremer Pigments, New York, NY.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018 Conversations Between Women, group exhibition, Boston University, Boston, MA.
2018 Bang on, Divine Hammer, group exhibition curated by Jenna Pirella, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME.
2018 The Hard Problem, two person exhibition with Sara Coffin, The Abrons Art Center, New York, NY.
2018 Queering Space, group exhibition curated by Queering Space members Loren Britton, Christie DeNizio, Asad Pervaiz, Res and Erica Wessmann with Alfred University Visiting Assistant Professor, Sara Ferguson, Alfred University, Alfred,NY.
2017 Collect, group exhibition curated by Soloway Gallery Directors, Soloway Gallery,Brooklyn, NY.
2017 Close Quarters, curated by Keiran Brennan Hinton, 1969 Gallery, New York, NY. 2016 Culture, group exhibition curated by Marcel Alcalá, Arend deGruyter Helfer, Kate
Ruggeri, & Lauren Taylor, Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL.
2016 Partners, Curated by Anoka Faruqee and Michael Queenland, Abrons Art Center, NewYork, NY
2016 Yale Student Benefit Auction, Field Projects, New York, NY
2016 Double Dip, MFA painting thesis, curated by Molly Zuckerman-Hartung and Sheila Pepe, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2015 Zoe Walsh, Erin Ikeler and Dani Levine, The Study, New Haven, CT
2015 Gift Shop, curated by Sara Coffin, Tommy Coleman and Allyn Hughes, Sam’s Space, New Haven, CT
2015 Behind the Eight Ball , two person show with Kristin Walsh, Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Yale School of Art Silent Auction, FRONT art space, New York, NY 2014 First Things, MFA first year exhibition, Yale University, New Haven, CT

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2015 Dumfries House Fellowship and Drawing Residency, London 2014 Vermont Studio Center Staff Artist Johnson, VT
2013 Vermont Studio Center Grant Johnson VT
2011 Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship Norfolk, CT

PUBLICATIONS
2018 Sara Coffin and Dani Levine Present “The Hard Problem”, interview with Alec Coiro, Ravelin Magazine, Sweden Unltd.
2017 Crone Space, Collection of works compiled by Brook Hsu, Lydia Glenn-Murray and Maren Marlson. With Kira Scerbin, George Carr, Jeffrey Krikscium, Halsey Rodman and Dani Levine.
2017 Connected, Read This When, Issue 2
2014 What Lives in My Backyard,New Folklore Anthology, Vol. I 2013 Forget Good, Issue 12

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