Our presenter is Stratford sculptor and educator Philip Levine. He will discuss the process of creativity: moving from idea and inspiration to pencil to finished product and the influence of sketchbooks, journals, history and art museums, travel and an understanding wife on becoming an artist.
Philip is teaching assemblage/ sculptural process and construction techniques at Creative Arts Workshops, New Haven, art at middle school and at Merkaz Community High School. He has taught art for 40 years at various religious and public and private schools and college facilities in Philadelphia, Connecticut.
His sculptures and art have been featured in both group and solo exhibits, at Connecticut museums, colleges and galleries. He is a member of City Lights Gallery, The Menage Gallery in Gloucester, MA and is a co-founder of George Street Gallery in New Haven, Gallery 1212 in Bridgeport and Guilded Lily Gallery in Milford.
Levine’s recent works were included in CAW’s Faculty show as well as in juried shows. He won an award from the Milford Arts Council and was a co-curator of the Student and Faculty Sculpture show at the Creative Arts workshop. He lives and works in Stratford as well as in New Haven, CT, Gloucester, MA and Santa Fe, NM.