CV

CV

 

EDUCATION

2016

MFA, Studio Art, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2010

BFA, Photography, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018

Restoration Apprentice, Claremont Rug Company, Oakland, CA

2016

Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (Low Budget, High Art [Alicia McCarthy], Spring 2016)

2015

Teaching Assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (Contemporary Practice [Alicia McCarthy], Fall 2015)

2011-13

Instructor, Mansfield Community Center, Storrs, CT (Digital Photography)  

Instructor, Mansfield Community Center, Storrs, CT (Experimental Art)

2012

Ceramics Intern, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (Department of Ceramics [Monica Bock], Spring 2012)

2010

Art Director, Camp Create-A-Summer, Solomon Schechter Day School, West Hartford, CT 2009-10 Chief Organization Officer, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (UConn Photography Club) 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018

Introductions 2018, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

Elevate, Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley, CA

Intertwined, Healdsburg Center for the Arts, Healdsburg, CA

10 x 10 x 10, Borderline Art Collective, San Francisco, CA

The Magic of Collaboration: A Group Invitational Exhibit, Adobe Art Gallery,  Castro Valley, CA

BOLD: Unpretentious, Paolo Mejia Fine Art and Design, Oakland, CA

The Ugly, Beautiful and Surreal, Paolo Mejia Fine Art and Design, Oakland, CA  

U.B.U., Last Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Simmer, Root Division, San Francisco, CA

2017

Two-Person Exhibition, Surface, Miranda Kuo Gallery, New York, NY

Bite-Sized Beauties, ArtVale Gallery, Oakland, CA

Le Salon de Diego, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

The Gathering, Shambhala MCC, San Francisco, CA

Courtyard Alumni Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2016

REGRESS: Sankofa, ArtVale Gallery, Oakland, CA

SCHEMA, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

SF Art Show, FLAX Art & Design, San Francisco, CA

SFAI MFA Highlights, Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Vision: An Artist's Perspective, KALEID Gallery, San Jose, CA

Graduate Exhibition, Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, San Francisco, CA

The Artist's Body, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Zeitgeist, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

One Year Anniversary Show, NoRoof Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015

Creatrices, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

(Un)Seen, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

Open Studios Group Exhibition, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013

WOMEN IN CHARGE!, SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY

2010

BFA Thesis Exhibition, ArtSpace, Willimantic, CT

School of Fine Arts Juried Show, Contemporary Art Galleries, Storrs, CT

2009

School of Fine Arts Student Union Show, Student Union Art Gallery, Storrs, CT UConn Photography Club Exhibition, Starbucks, Storrs, CT

 

AWARDS / HONORS

2016

Ella King Torrey Award, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2015

Cadogan Scholarship, The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

SFAI Graduate Grant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2014

SFAI Graduate Grant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

2010

Dean’s List, (Fine Arts, Fall 2010), University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

 

LECTURES / PRESENTATIONS / WORKSHOPS

2018

Artist talk and demonstration, College of Marin, Kentfield, CA (Fiber Sculpture I-IV [Carole Beadle], Spring 2018)

2016

Artist talk, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA (Low Budget, High Art [Alicia McCarthy], Fall 2016)

Artist talk and demonstration, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA (Introduction to Visual Thinking [Sahar Khoury], Spring 2016)

2015

Workshop Instructor, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA (Wire Working) 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016

Monica Westin, “Structural Integrity: Rooted Idealism at SFAI,” Art & Education. https://www.artandeducation.net/schoolwatch/65881/structural-integrity-rooted-idealism-at-sfai

Alan Bamberger, “Andrea Schwartz – Rayko,” Art Business, Aug 03, 2016. http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/080316.html

Alan Bamberger, “San Francisco Art Institute: 2016 MFA Graduate Exhibition,” Art Business, May 11, 2016. http://www.artbusiness.com/1open/051116.html 

 

BLOGS

2016

Poppy Rooney, “Artfinder Meets: Becca Levine,” The Artfinder Blog: Inside the Studio, July 26, 2016.http://www.artfinder.com/blog/post/becca-levine

Jonas Almgren, “Welcome to Grad Week!,” The Artfinder Blog: News and Events, July 25, 2016. https://www.artfinder.com/blog/post/grad-week

Emily Alexander, “Review of 'Creatrices' at the Swell Gallery,” Swell Gallery, March 8, 2016. http://swellgallery.tumblr.com/post/140670716957 

 

COLLECTIONS

Dale Cook, San Francisco, CA

George Massar and Doug Kinzley of Kneelder Fauchère, Sydney Australia

Mike Krouse, San Francisco, CA