JULIA LEVITINA

CURRICULUM VITAE

(b. Odessa, Ukraine)

Education

2005 - 2007

Schuylkill Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2003 - 2006

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (P.A.F.A.)

1999 - 2003

Georgetown University, BA Magna Cum Laude, Washington, DC

Honors and Awards

2017

Le Prix de la Fonderie de la Plaine, Fondation Taylor, Paris, France.

 

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Florence Academy of Art, Florence, Italy.

2016

Award commission, St Joseph holding the Christ Child, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.

2015

Alex J. Ettl Grant, National Sculpture Society (NSS), USA.

 

Award commission, Girl in the War (Ste Jeanne d’Arc), American Academy of Sacred Arts, installed at Thomas More Law Center, Ann Arbour, MI.

2014

Fondation Taylor Exhibition Prize, Paris, France

 

Merit Stipend, Fondation Ténot, Camac Art Centre, Marnay-sur-Seine, France.

2013

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Eugeen van Mieghem Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
Merit Stipend, Fondation Ténot, Camac Art Centre, Marnay-sur-Seine, France.

 

Visiting Artist, International Artist Residency, Camac Art Centre at
Marnay-sur-Seine, Champagne-Ardenne, France.

 

Visiting Artist, Flanders House, New York, NY.

 

Finalist, 7th International Figurative Painting and Sculpture Competition.

 

1st Place, Sculpture, Ex Arte Equinus: International Journal of Horse Art Competition.

2012

Invited Artist Animalier, Association of Artists Animaliers, ArAnima, France

 

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Eugeen van Mieghem Museum, Antwerp, Belgium

 

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Georgetown University, Washington, DC

 

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

 

Visiting Artist, Jewish Community Center, JCC, Washington, DC

2011

Selected Sculptor Member, Foundation Taylor, Paris, France

 

Visiting Artist and Lecturer, Eugeen van Mieghem Museum, Antwerp, Belgium

2010

Walter and Michael Lantz Prize in Figure Modeling, National Sculpture Society (NSS)

 

Award commission, Eugeen van Mieghem Museum, Antwerp, Belgium, American Friends of the Red Star Line, Philadelphia, PA

2009

Award commission, American Academy of Sacred Arts and Military Branch of the Catholic Church

 

Hilarie Hawley Award, Fellowship of P.A.F.A.

 

Honorable Mention, Grand Central Academy of the Fine Arts (GCA) Figure Modeling Competition, New York, NY

 

Edward Fenno Hoffman Prize for creating sculpture that uplifts the human spirit, NSS

2008

Finalist, Competition for the Monument to I.E. Babel, Odessa, Ukraine.

 

Walter and Michael Lantz Prize in Figure Modeling, NSS.

 

Gloria Medal for meritorious body of work, NSS.

 

Mary Butler Trust Award, Fellowship of P.A.F.A.

 

Honorable Mention, GCA Figure Modeling Competition, New York, NY.

Exhibitions, partial listing

Forthcoming

“Rodin and the Contemporary Figurative Tradition,” Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grans Rapids, MI.

 

Exposition individuelle des sculpture et des dessins, IG Gallery, Paris, France.

 

Art of the Horse, Invitational Exhibition, Zagreb, Croatia.

2017

Exposition des Lauréats, Fondation Taylor, Paris, France.

 

Spring Collective, Hugo Galerie, New York, NY.

 

Animal I Become, Invitational Exhibition curated by Treacy Ziegler, Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

2016

The PAFA Foundry: 30 Years of Casting, Invitational Exhibition, PAFA Alumni Gallery, Pennsyvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Chuchoter à travers la rivière, Curated Exhibition in conjunction with Hugo Galerie New York, Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

St Jean des Arts, 25 ans, 25 artistes, Invitational Juried Exhibition, St Jean le Thomas, Normandie (La Manche), France.

 

“Leap of Faith,” Invitational Exhibition curated by Hilarie Hawley, Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Winter Exhibition, Axelle Fine Arts, New York, NY.

2015

Sculptures en bronze et dessins, Exposition de Noël, Galérie l’Oeil du Prince, Paris, France.

 

Invitational Exhibition, Axelle Fine Arts Galerie, New York, NY.

 

National Sculpture Society 82nd Juried Awards Exhibition, Brookgreen Gardens, SC.

 

Summer Collective, Axelle Fine Arts Galerie, New York, NY.

 

Women-Artists of Philadelphia, (Invitational exhibition), Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Invitational exhibition, Somerville-Manning Gallery, Wilmington, DE.

2014

LEVITINA-BITMAN-MOREH (Solo exhibition of sculpture and drawings), Fondation Taylor, Paris, France.

 

St Jean des Arts présente Julia LEVITINA (Solo exhibition of sculpture and drawings), St Jean des Arts, St Jean le Thomas (La Manche), Normandie, France.

 

Hlessi & the Sea (Two-person exhibition of sculpture and drawings), Lancaster, PA.

2013

L’Ancien, Camac Centre d’Art, Marnay-sur-Seine, France.

 

113th Invitational Juried Exhibition of the P.A.F.A. Fellowship, P.A.F.A. Museum and Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Women in the Arts (Invitational Exhibition), Philadelphia, PA.

 

The Sails of Memory (Two-person Exhibition), Red Raven Art Company, Lancaster, PA.

2012

Annual Exhibition of Small Works, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

Eidolon Series, Galerie l’Oeil du Prince, Paris, France.

 

ArAnima en Expo (Juried Exhibition), Polyclinique du Parc, Caen, France.

 

ArAnima en Expo (Juried Exhibition), Espace Beaurepaire, Paris, France.

 

The Sails of Memory (Solo Exhibition), Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Of Myths, Metal and Mortar (Two-person Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings), Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ.

2011

The Marrow of Tradition (Two-person exhibition), Red Raven Art Company, Lancaster, PA.

 

Art and Music, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2010

Solo exhibition of bronze sculpture and drawings, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Holiday Art Sale (Invitational Exhibition), Mainline Art Center, Haverford, PA

 

5 Artists from Philadelphia Come to Red Raven (Invitational Exhibition), Red Raven Art Company Lancaster, PA.

2008-2009

Art of the Portrait, (Invitational Exhibition), Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Juried exhibition, Catherine Lorillard Wolf Art Club, New York, NY.

 

110th and 111th Invitational Exhibitions, Fellowship of P.A.F.A.

 

Bronze Sculpture, Riverbank Arts, Stockton, NJ

 

Small Works, Artists’ House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Select Collections

 

Thomas More Law Center, Ann Arbor, MI.
Jewish Museum, Budapest, Hungary.
Victaulic Guest House, Easton, PA.
Eugeen Van Mieghem Museum, Antwerp, Belgium.
City Hall of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium.
Camac Centre d’Art, Marnay-sur-Seine, Champagne-Ardenne , France.
American Friends of the Red Star Line Headquarters, New York, NY.
The Flanders House at the New York Times Building, New York, NY.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Permanent Collection, Philadelphia, PA.
Fellowship of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA.
National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA.
University of the Arts Gershman Y Center, Philadelphia, PA.
Crefeld School, Philadelphia, PA.
Philadelphia Trust, Philadelphia, PA.
Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ.
Jewish Community Center, Washington, DC.

Select Publications

 

Stanek Gallery Presents Animal I Become, Philadelphia, March 2017.
youtu.be/IIiFAZI4Ei4

Stanek Gallery "Seven" Exhibition, Philadelphia, January 2017.
youtu.be/TuPAZ9_6xvc

Stanek Gallery "Leap of Faith" Exhibition, Philadelphia, February 2016.
youtu.be/6uarWbR1IXY

Fine Art Today, e-newsletter of Fine Arts Connoisseur magazine, New York, Summer 2015

Thomas More Law Center dedicates the statue of St Jeanne d’Arc, Ann Arbour, MI

Cerrone, Michael Joseph III “For God and Country: The Virtuous Legacy of St Joan of Arc,” Sophia Institute Press, forthcoming, 2015.

Jacques Martin, Bulletin de Syndicat des Sculpteurs, Paris, December, 2014.

News Art Today TV, La chaine de l’art contemporain, www.newsarttoday.tv, Paris, September, 2014. (television emission)

Libre Journal des beaux-arts, Defénse de l’art véritable, Paris, September 9, 2014. (radio emission).

Ouest France, Saint-Jean-le-Thomas (La Manche), July 12, 2014. (newspaper article)

Jacques Martin, Bulletin de Syndicat des Sculpteurs, Paris, November-December, 2013

Jeffrey Carlson Reporting, Fine Arts Today, Fine Art Connoisseur “Year of the Woman: Exhibition Celebrates Female Artists & Subjects,” April, 2013.

Ex Arte Equinus: Art Horse Magazine, www.arthorsemagazine.com, International Equine Art Competition, December 2012-January 2013.

Joos, Erwin “The Missing Images: Eugeen Van Mieghem and the Jewish Immigrants of the Red Star Line,” Belgium, May 2013.