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BUILDER LEVY Resume


ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2/16-3-16 Appalachia USA, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

7/15-9/15 Appalachia USA, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

12/14-2/15 Builder Levy Photographer, Arnall Golden Gregory, Atlanta, GA

10/14-11/15 Builder Levy Photographer, Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta, GA

4/13-8/13 Platinum, Gold, Silver Photographs, Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta, GA

6//12-8//12 Developing Nations, Flomenhaft Gallery, Chelsea, New York City

11/08 Appalachia USA, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

10/08-11/08 Appalachia USA, Doris Ulmann Galleries, Berea College, Berea, KY

4/07-5/07 Builder Levy Selected Work, O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York City

2/07-4/07 Builder Levy: New York City, Guild Gallery, Hudson Guild Elliot Center, Chelsea, NYC

12/06 Builder Levy Photographer Guest Photographer, Soho Photo, New York City

6/06-8/06 Builder Levy: Children, Culpepper Gallery, Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, NYC

2/06-4/06 Builder Levy Photographer, Labor Arts, Tamiment Library, and Robert Wagner Labor Archives, New York University Bobst Library, NYC

9/20/04 Appalachian Coalfield Images, Appalachian College Association Ledford Scholarship Endowment Dinner, Harvard Club, NYC

8/7/04 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, (Portfolio) 12th Annual Mountain Music Festival, Big Creek People in Action, Caretta, McDowell County, WV

8/02 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, (Portfolio) Mountain Eagle, Whitesburg, KY

6/01 Then and Now, Demonstrations in the 1960's and the New Millenium, Art Resources Transfer, Chelsea art district, NYC

1/00-2/00 New York City Photographs as Digitally Blownup C-Prints, Art Resources Transfer, NYC

6/98 Mongolia, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, Staten Island, NYC

11/97 Images of Appalachian Coalfields, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, CUNY, NYC

4/96 Mongolia, Land of Chinggis Khan, Embassy of Mongolia, Washington, DC

3/96 Images of Appalachian Coalfields, OK Harris Works of Art Gallery, NYC

1/96 Mongolia, Land of Chinggis Khan, Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO

2/95 Two Sides of the World:Appalachia and Mongolia, A Personal Vision, Gallery Taranto, NYC

7/94 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, (Portfolio) National Mine, Health and Safety Academy, Beckley, WV (On Permanent display)

Images of Appalachian Coalfields was shown at the following museums and galleries:

11/94 Shepherd College Arts Center, Shepherdstown, WV

1/94 Baldwin Photographic Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

8/93 Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV.

5/93 COMER Museum, now the Royce J. and Carolyn B. Watts Museum, West Virginia

Univeristy, Morgantown, WV

1/93 Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN

11/92 Ekstrom Library, Univ. of Louisville, KY

8/92 Kentucky Highlands Museum, Ashland, KY

6/92 Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

1/92 Marsh Gallery, Modlin Fine Arts Center, University of Richmond, VA

9/91 Loyola College Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD

6/91 Appalachian Museum, Berea College, Berea, KY

3/91-5/91 West Virginia State Museum, Charleston, WV

1/91 Alice Lloyd College Art Gallery, Pippa Passes, KY

11/90 Gallery of Fine Arts, Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona, FL

9/90 University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY

6/90 Johnstown Art Museum, Johnstown, PA

3/90 Appalshop, Whitesburg, KY

1/90 Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH 11/89 Midtown Y Gallery, NYC 7/89 International Center of Photography, NYC

9/86 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

3/83 Twenty Years of Photography, Ledel Gallery, NYC

1/81 Bushwick, Foto Gallery, NYC

11/80 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Guest Photographer, Soho Photo Gallery, NYC

3/78 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, West Virginia Institute of Technology, Montgomery,WV

12/77 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Double Exposure Gallery, NYC

4/76 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Milwaukee Center of Photography, Milwaukee, WI

4/76 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Della Brown Talyor Art Gallery, West Virginia State College (now University ), Institute, WV

11/74 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Soho Photo Gallery, NYC (

11/69 Soul of the Appalachian Mountain People, Donnell Library, NYC

6/68 Memphis to Atlanta: A King Memorial, Coleman Intermediate School 271K, Brooklyn, NY
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Timescapes, New York at its Core, Museum of the City of New York, 1 photo Dancing Girls

3/15-4/15 The I of the Camera, 12 Appalachia USA photographs, Flomenhaft Gallery, NYC

12/9/14 17th Annual Friends of Friends Photography benefit exhibition/auction for Friends Without A Border, Benefit exhibition/Auction, Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC

10/17/14 Atlanta Celebrates Photography Benefit exhibition/Auction, Mason Murer Fine Arts, Atlanta, GA (including a bidding war over my photo: Pigeon Cloud)

9/14-12/14 The Growth of a Collection, Part I: 1981-2001, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL

5/14-8/14 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA

4/14-6/14 Objective-Subjective, LeClerc Contemporay, Norwalk, CT

3/14-7/14 In the Streets, Photographs of Urban Spaces, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

1/14-3/14 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Evansville Museum, Evansville, IN
9/13-12/13 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Spellman College, Atlanta, GA

12/13/13 16th Annual Friends of Friends Benefit exhibition/Auction, Friends Without A Border,, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC

6/13-7/13, 9/13 Illuminators, O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York City

4/13 Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Affordable Art Fair, Metropolitan Pavillion, New York City

1/13-6/13 Civil Rights Photographs, 1956-1968, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

1/13-3/13 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH

12/12-3/13 The Segregation Story, Gordon Parks, et al, Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta, GA

11/12 Coal + Ice, Curated by Susan Meiselas and Jeroen de Vries, (sponsored by Asia Society)

Yixian International Photo Festival, Ming Dynasty Ancestral Hall, Anhui Province, China

9/12-11/12 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Figge Museum of Art,Davenport, Iowa

12/5/12 WBAI Benefit exhibition and auction, Stephen Kasher Gallery, NYC

6/12-8/12 Coal + Ice, Curated by Susan Meiselas and Jeroen de Vries, (sponsored by Asia Society) at The Resnick Gallery, Doerr-Hosier Center, The Aspen Institute, Aspen, Colorado

4/12-5/12 A Choice of Weapons: The New Renaissance Artists Tribute to Gordon Parks, 1199 SEIU Bread & Roses Gallery, NYC, Curated by African Voices and SAVAE

3/12-4/12 Gallery Review, Flomenhaft Gallery, New York City

2/12-4/12 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA

11/11-1/12 Mirrors and Reflections, Curated by Evelyne Z. Daitz with co-Curator Alison Bradley, Robert Anderson Gallery, 24 W. 57th Street, New York City

10/11 Builder Levy, a featured exhibition (13 photographs) at the Arnika Dawkins Gallery (Black & White and Color) in conjunction with Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Atlanta, GA

10/11-1/12 Photo Folio, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas

9/11-12/11 Coal + Ice, Curated by Susan Meiselas and Jeroen de Vries, (sponsored by Asia Society) at Three Shadows Art Centre, Bejing, China

9/11-12/11 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

6/11-8/11 Portraits, 5 photographs, Flomenhaft Gallery, N.Y.C.

3/11 AIPAD, 25 platinum prints at June Bateman Fine Art booth 425, NYC

2/11-5/11 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

1/11-until Energy Resources, National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, Leadville, Colorado

10/10-1/11 Appalachian Photographers Project, Carroll Reece Museum, Eastern Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, co-sponsored by the Mary B. Martin School of the Arts

9/10-11/10 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamtown, MA

7/10-8/210 A Summer of Photography: Builder Levy, Carrie Mae Weems, Neil Folberg, Keily Anderson-Staley, Gerlovin & Gerlovina, Flomenhaft Gallery, NYC (Levy: 14 photos: Appalachia: ‘For Miners and Mountains’

6/10-8/10 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Taubman Museum,Roanoke, VA

5/10-7/10 Summer Invitational, 9 photos of Coal Appalachia, OK Harris Works of Art, N.Y.C.

3/10-9/10 Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-68, curated by Julian Cox, Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY

1/10-5/10 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

12/09 Holiday Exhibition, Flomenhaft Gallery Annex, NYC

11/09-3/10 Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-68, curated by Julian Cox, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

8/09-10/09 Posing Beauty, curated by Deborah Willis, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, NYC

5/09-9/09 Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-68, Curated by Julian Cox The Field Museum, Chicago, IL

5/09-6/09 Flomenhaft Salon 2009, Flomenhaft Gallery, NYC

7/09-9/09 The Story of the Supremes from the Mary Wilson Collection, Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery, United Kingdom

3/09-6/09 The Story of the Supremes from the Mary Wilson Collection, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

1/09-4/09 Dancing Black Across Modern America, Centre National del la Danse, Pantin Cedex, France

1/09-3/09 African-American Art and Life, 7 photos, Flomenhaft Gallery, Chelsea, New York City

6/09-12/09 Learn, Promote, Defend, juried exhibition on Metro-Atlanta Billboards (one photo), Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights –CCHR*

12/08 Learn, Promote, Defend, Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights, juried benefit exhibition & auction (12/10), for Center for Civil & Human Rights, * Mason Murer Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia

11/08-2/09 The Story of the Supremes from the Mary Wilson Collection, Grundy Art Gallery- Blackpool, United Kingdom

11/08 Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-68, Curated by Julian Cox, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC

9/08-12/08 1968: Then and Now, curated by Deborah Willis, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Chelsea, N.Y.C. 8 photos

9/08-11/08 1968: Then and Now, curated by Deborah Willis, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, N.Y.C. 8 photos

6/08-10/08 Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-68, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, Curated by Julian Cox. 3 photos

5/08-8/08 The Story of the Supremes from the Mary Wilson Collection, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

2/08 The Fifth PAI Membership Photography Exhibition, National Arts Club, NYC

10/07 Photo Review benefit Auction Preview exhibit, Yossi Millo Gallery North, NYC

9/07-12/07 Here in New York: Remembering 9/11, New York Historical Society, NYC

6/07-9/07 Summer Invitational, 10 New York City Photos, OK Harris Works of Art, Soho, N.Y.C.

3/07 That 70s Show, New York City in the 1970s, PowerHouse Arena Gallery, Brooklyn, NYC

(5 photos)

12/06-1/07 Wild Weird & Wonderful, A Little Gallery at 1125, Philadelphia, PA

11/06-3/07 Mongolia: Beyond Chinggis Khan, Rubin Museum of Art, NYC—14 photos

10/06 Photo Review benefit Auction Preview exhibit, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

10/06 Photo New York (Photo Review benefit Auction Preview exhibit), NYC

9/06-1/07 Tropicalism, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

11/05 Photo Review benefit Auction and Preview, University of the Arts, Phila, PA

10/05 Photo Review benefit Auction Preview, Sarah Morthland Gallery, NYC

12/04 pres. Appalachian Miner (Portfolio),Elkhorn Inn & Theatre, Landgraff, McDowell Cty, WV

10/03-11/03 The Affordable Art Fair, June Bateman Gallery, Pier 92, NYC

3/03 A.R.T. Benefit Auction Exhibition, Art Resources Transfer, Chelsea art district, NYC

3/03 In Motion/Justice for All Women, 10th Anniversary Auction & Benefit, Sotheby’s, NYC

1/03 June Bateman Gallery, 12th International Los Angeles Photographic Exposition

9/02—3/03 Graver la lumière, La Reconquête d’un Instrument Perdu, Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland

9/02 Vintage New York, June Bateman Gallery, 13 photos, Soho, NYC

5/02 Photography Show, Dragon Fly Gallery, Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

5/02 Craven Gallery, West Tisbury, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

5/02 A.R.T. Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview, Art Resources Transfer, Celsea, NYC

11/01 Photo Review Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview, University of the Arts, Phila, PA

9/01 Photo Review Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview, Sotheby's, NYC

6/01-8-01 Sotheby's Online Photography Auction, also 9/00-11/00

5/01-601 photo.soho, 3rd Biennial Exhibition/Auction, (on 5/30) ACE Programs for the Homeless, Exit Art, NYC

4/01 A.R.T. Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview Art Resources Transfer, Chelsea, NYC

3/01-9-01 Dressing for a New York City Childhood, Museum of the City of New York, NYC

4/00 Urban Landscape, Artnet Online Photography Auction

4/00 A.R.T. Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview, Art Resources Transfer, Chelsea, NYC

7/99 Taranto Collection, Taranto Gallery, N.Y.C.

5/99 A.R.T. Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview, Art Resources Transfer,Chelsea, NYC

2/99 AIPAD Exposition, Camera Obscura Gallery Booth # 126, New York Hilton Hotel, NYC, also included for the years 2/98, 3/97, 2/96

1/99 Conversation Exhibit with painter Emma Amos, Art Resources Transfer, Chelsea, NYC

10/98-1/99 Eight Million Stories, New York City Centenniel, The New York Public Library, NYC

10/98 Photo Review Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview Howard Greenberg Gallery, NYC

10/97 Photo Review Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview Swann Galleries, NYC

6/96 Masters of Photography, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto PA

4/96 The Art of Mongolia, Perry House Art Gallery, Alexandria VA

3/96 Der Soziale Blick (juried), ART Frankfurt 96, Germany

2/96 Contemporary Photographs of the American South, Columbus Museum, Georgia

1/96 Winter Show, Goldstrom Gallery, NYC

12/95 Holiday Show, E3 Gallery, NYC

11/95 Photo Review Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA Also included in benefit exhibit & auction in 11/96, 10/94, 11/91, 4/90

7/95 Museum of Mongolian History, Ulaanbaatar

5/95 Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

9/94 Empire Beyond the Great Wall, American Museum of Natural History, NYC.

9/94 Anniversary Celebration, Russell Lee & Builder Levy, Lafayette Miners Museum, Lafayette, CO

10/93 Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

11/92 Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA

11/92 Photo Review Benefit Auction Exhibition Preview, Nesbitt College of Design Arts, Drexel University, Philadelphia. PA

8/92 Recent Acquisitions, Marsh Gallery, Modlin Art Center, Univ. of Virginia, Richmond, VA

1/86 Black and White Photography, Recent Acquisitions, Brooklyn Museum, NYC

3/83 Das Andere Amerika/The Other America, Art and the Labor Movement in the United States, including 30 Builder Levy photographs, Kunsthalle Berlin, Germany, traveled to the following 16 other European galleries and exhibition spaces: 6/83 Stadtische Galerie, Oberhausen, Germany, 10/83, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden, 3/84 Kampnagelfabrik, Hamburg, Germany, 9/84 Festival Dell' Unita Press Festival, Rome, Italy, 11/84, Galerie Q, Pforzheim, Germany, 5/85 Kassel, Orangterie, Germany, 8/85 Kassel, Gesamthochscule, Germany, 11/85Royal Festival Hall, London, Great Britain, 10/86 Great Hall, Town Hall, Manchester, Great Britain, 12/86 Orchard Gallery, Derry Northern Ireland, 9/88 VHS Galerie, Bremerhaven, Germany, 5/88 European Parliament, Strassbourg, France, 5/89, The Workers Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark, 6/92 Filderhalle, Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany, 8/94 OGB Galerie, Graz, Austria, 4/94 Arbeiterkammer, Vienna, Austria

7/81 10th International Press Photo Exhibition, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

6/81 Photo Vision 81, (juried), Foto Gallery, NYC, Honorable Mention

12/79 Photographers Forum, Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York

11/79 Fourth Annual Show and Auction (12/2), Cameravision Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

10/79 American Vision, National Artists' Alliance, East Galleries, New York University, NYC; 2 Honorable Mentions

9/79 Fragments and Details, Architectural Photographs, Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery, NYC

9/78 Rosenblum Collection, Port Washington Library, Port Washington, NY

7/78 XI International Festival of Youth and Students, U.S. Exhibit, International Circle of Young Artists, Havana, Cuba

5/78 Rosenblum Collection, Queens Museum, NYC

4/78 Miners Art Group, West Virginia State Museum, Charleston, W.V., traveled to 9 other exhibit spaces including, 10/78 Richard M. Daly Center, Chicago, IL, 4/79 Southern West Virginia Community College, Logan, WV, 5/79 War Elementary School, War, WV, 6/79 West Virginia Institute of Technology, Montgomery, WV, 9/79 Beckley High School, Beckley, WV 10/79 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 12/79 Reuther Library, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

4/78 2nd International Press Photography Exhibition, Riga, Latvia

2/78 Photographers Forum, Milwaukee Center of Photography, Milwaukee, WI

2/78 Artwords and Bookwords, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, traveled to 6/78 Franklin Furnace, NYC, 9/78, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, 10/78 New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

1/78 2nd International Press Photography Exhibition, Vilnus, Lithuania

12/77 New Talent, Port Washington Library, New York

10/77 2nd International Press Photography Exhibition, House of Friendship, Moscow; U.S.S.R., Awarded Third Prize and Prize of the Soviet Photo for Portfolio, Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner photographs

7/77 New Talent, Marcuse Pfeifer Gallery, NYC

2/77 African Americans, House of Friendship, Togliatti, U.S.S.R.

9/76 African Americans, House of Journalism, Moscow, U.S.S.R.

6/76 African Americans, State University of Leningrad, U.S.S.R.

10/75 Photographers Forum, Brooklyn Museum, NYC

2/75 Six Contemporary Artists, Union College, Schenectady, NY

5/74 Soho Gallery, NYC

4/74 Soho Gallery, NYC

3/74 Chile Emergency, O.K. Harris Gallery, NYC

8/73 Tenth World Youth Festival, Berlin, German Democratic Republic

5/73 Society for Photographic Education, New York Public Theater, NYC

8/69 Focus on Brooklyn, BACA, Brooklyn Museum, NYC

9/68 Afro-American Arts, Brooklyn Museum, NYC

8/66 Photographers Forum, Gallerias Norte Y Sur, Instituto Mexicano Norteamericano de Relaciones Culturales, A.C., Mexico

10/64 Photographers Forum, Donnell Library, NYC



GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS & COMMISSIONS
2008 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Photography

2004 Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship: Selelcted from among the eight winners of the award to be named the Josephine Patterson Albright Fellow, 2004 for his photo project to revisit Appalachia.

2003 Furthermore, the Publication Program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund for Retrospective Monograph

2002 Appalachian College Association: Commission to photograph in Central Appalachia

2001 Puffin Foundation Grant to Photograph Demonstrations in New York City

1998 NYC Board of Education Photography Sabbatical

1982 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship in Photography

1981-1982 NYC Board of Education Photography Sabbatical to Photograph in Ottawa in Winter



COLLECTIONS (Selected)

Emma Amos

Appalachian College Association

Appalachian Museum, Berea, KY

Arnika and Stephen Dawkins

Arnall Golden Gregory

James T. and Hanna Bartlett

Jean Carey Bond

Berea College Art Department

La Bibliotheque nationale

Bilderwelt (Reiinhard Schultz), Berlin, Germany

Brooklyn Museum

Chrysler Museum of Art

John Cleary Collection

Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA

Elkhorn Inn & Theatre, McDowell County, WV

Bruce and Barbara Feldacker Labor Art Collection

Peter Fetterman

Fondation William Cuendet & Atelier de Saint-Prex

Here in New York (New York Historical Society)

Highlander Research and Education Center

High Museum of Art

Houston Center for Photography

Indiana University Art Museum

International Center of Photography

Sir Elton John Collection of Photographs

Lafayette Miners Museum, Lafayette, CO

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC

Lincoln University

Marshall University, Huntington, WV

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Watson Library

Miner's Museum, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.

Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Arts, Prints and Photog, N.Y. Public Library

Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of Mongolian History, Ulan Bator

National Gallery of Canada, (Archives), Ottawa

National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, Leadville, Colorado

New York Historical Society

New York University Tisch School of the Arts Dept. of Photog. and Digital Imaging

National Mine, Health and Safety Academy, Beckley, WV

Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Photographic Archives, Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville

Photography Department, Middle Tennessee State University

Port Washington Public Library Videotape-Art Documentation Archive

John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

The Rosenblum Collection

Ruhrland Museum, Essen, Germany

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Seattle Art Museum

Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art

Southeast Museum of Photography

Paul Strand Archives

Studio Museum of Harlem

Tampa Museum of Art

Spencer Throckmorton

United Mine Workers of America

University of Kentucky Art Museum

University of Richmond Museums, Virginia

Weatherford-Hammond Mountain Collection

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

West Virginia Institute of Technology

West Virginia State University



West Virginia State Museum


PUBLICATIONS: Books
Appalachia USA Photographs by Builder Levy, 69 spot-varnished tritone photographs, 128 pages, hardback, 9 9/16” w x 12” H, foreword by Denise Giardina, designed by Jerry Kelly, David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston, 2014
Builder Levy Photographer, Introduction by Naomi Rosenblum, 143 spot-varnished tritone photographs, 169 pages, designed by Katy Homans, hardback, Art Resources Transfer/ART Press, New York, 2005
Builder Levy: Images of Appalachian Coalfields, Temple University Press; foreword by Cornell Capa, Introduction by Helen Lewis; 93 duotones, hardback, 1989


PUBLICATIONS: Portfolio
Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, By Builder Levy, Portfolio--12 Stonetone photographs in a dye-cut, spot-varnished folder, 2 essays by Walter Rosenblum and Paul Nyden, respectively, printed by Sidney Rapoport, NY, 1976
(Selected) PUBLICATIONS: Included in Other’s Books
Harlem, A Century in Images, Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, 2010, Skira Rizzoli, essays by Thelma Golden, Deborah Willis, Cheryl Finley, and Elizabeth Alexander, photo on 107 and a 2 page spread on pp 178-179
Ain’t No Grave, The life and Legacy of Brother Claude Ely, by Macel Ely II, Dust to Digital, Altlanta, GA 2010, 2 photos: Coal Camp p 200, End of Shift, p 236
Coal Country, Rising Up Against Mountaintop Removal Mining, Sierra Club Books & ESP, Edited by Shirley Stewart Burns, Mari-Lynn Evans, and Silas House, 2009, including 2 photos on cover and 32 inside
100 New York Photographers, by Cynthia Maris Dantzic, Schiffer Publisher, 2009, 2-page spread including essay and 3 photos
Posing Beauty, by Deborah Willis, W.W. Norton, October 2009. 1 photo p. 45
Danses Noires Blanche Amerique, by Susan Manning, Centre National de la Danse, Pantin, France, 2008, book/catalogue for the eponymous exhibition, 1 photo, Harlem Peace March, Pp. 58, 120.
Road to Freedom: Photographs of the Civil Rights Movement, 1956-68 by Julian Cox, and others, including 2 photos. p. 82. March on Washington, P. 141 Union Justice, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, 2008
Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle, Phaidon Press, Text by Manning Marable & Leith Mullings, Photo Ed. Sophie Spencer-Wood, London and New York, 2002, 5 photographs, pp. 324, 380, 398, 413

Where We Stand, Class Matters, by Bell Hooks, Routledge Press, NY, '00 Cover Photo, Donna Muncy
Cityscapes: A History of New York Images, by Deborah Dash Moore, Columbia University Press, NY, 01, (7 photos in duotone) and several paragraphs about Levy and his photographs, pp. 357, 385, 386, 388-89, 391, 403, 405.
Sago Mine Disaster, Appalachian Coalfield Stories, by B.L. Dotson-Lewis, Infinity Press, West Conshohocken, PA, 2007: first page includes Levy’s statement on Appalachian miners & heritage, 9 photos on pp,title page, 26, 27, 28, 35, 37, 229, 233, 251
Coal Hollow, Photographs and Oral Histories, by Ken Light and Melanie Light, Univ. of California Press, 2006, p. 3, two paragraphs by M.L. about Levy’s book Images of Appalachian Coalfields and his photograph, Donna Muncy.
Graver La Lumiere La Reconquete d’un Instrument Perdu, Fondation William Cuendet & Atelier de Saint-Prex, Cabinet des Estampes du Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland, 2002, 1 photo: Coal Camp
A History of McDowell County, by Jean Battlo, McClain Press, Parsons, WV, 2003, 1 photo, back cover, Gapgo Miners 2002, plus briefly tells of Levy’s coalfield photo project and book.
Freedomways Reader, Prophets in Their Own Country, Foreword by Julian Bond, Edit. by Esther Cooper Jackson, Westview Press, ‘00 1 photo p. 225
Mongolia,The Legacy of Chinggis Khan, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, Thames and Hudson, 1995 1 photo, p.18
Sociology, 6th Ed., Calhoun, Light & Keller, McGraw-Hill, 1993, 2 photos: Toby Moore (Black Miner at Eastern) and Brenda Ward.
City Play, Museum of the City of New York Exhibition Catalogue, Rutgers University Press, 1990, 2 photos: Dancing Girls, and Boy on Edifice, pp. 62, 171
Ausbeute.Bergbau und Bergarbeit in der Fotografie, Ruhrland Museum, Essen, 1989, Exhibition catalogue, 2 photos pp. 90, 165
The Other America, Art and the Labour Movement in the United States Edited by Philip Foner & Reinhard Schultz, Journeyman Press, London, 1985, Two paragraphs, pp. 155-156 by Naomi and Walter Rosenblum, in their essay, "Camera Images of Labor--Past and Present," 4 photos (3 duotones) pp. 156. 170, 171
Das Andere Amerika, Edited by Philip Foner & Reinhard Schultz,Neuen Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst NGBK, West Berlin, 1983, Two paragraphs, pp.491-492, Naomi and Walter Rosenblum, essay,"Sozial und Arbeiterfotogrfie in den USA seit 1840," 4 photos (3 duotones) pp. 492, 506, 507
OES 1988-1989, OffSite Educational Services Yearbook, Alternative High School Program of the New York City Board of Education, 36 photos
Alternative High Schools and Programs, 1988-89 NYC Board of Education Division of High Schools, Annual Report, 60 photos
Alternative High Schools and Programs, 1987-88 NYC Board of Education Division of High Schools, Annual Report, 92 photos
Alternative High Schools and Programs, 1986-87 NYC Board of Education Division of High Schools, Annual Report, 31 photos
Anthropology Today, CRM, Del Mar CA 1971, 4 photos. P.94, 101, 104, 105
Stuyvesant Heights, A Good Neighborhood in Need of Help, A Study by the Pratt Institute Planning Department, 1965, 15 photos
Social Planning by Elizabeth Wood, Pratt Institute Planning Department, 1965 Cover Photo
Standard Reference Encyclopedia Yearbook 1969, Standard Reference Library, Inc. NY 1970, section on photography, 1 photo p. 408
Brooklundian, (Brooklyn College Yearbook) 1964
Who's Who in American Art, 32 ed., 2012, Marquis Who's Who LLC, New Providence, NJ
Stuyvesant High School Alumni Today 2011, biographical essay, p 103A

(Selected) Catalogues, Periodicals
Jones, Christopher, Curator, The Ringling Vol 4 No 1 (Jan.-April 2015) : Builder Levy Appalachia USA, essay about Levy and his exhibition, 7/10-9/13, 2015, 5 photos pp 3,6,7
Cash, Stephanie, Photograph Magazine January/February 2015, Stephanie Cash: Review: Builder Levy Photographer exhibition (at Arnika Dawkins Gallery), photo: Toby Moore (Black Miner) p.58
17th Annual Friends of Friends Photography Auction Benefit for Children’s Healthcare in Asia, December 9, 2014, Catalogue, Friends Without a Border, NYC 1 Photo Toby Moore

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