Builder Levy
“Photographer Builder Levy’s Appalachia USA (David R. Godine) does for today’s coal miners what Walker Evans did for sharecroppers and tenant farmers in the Dust Bowl.” —Vanity Fair
Fellowships, Grants & Commissions


John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Photography, 2008

Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship, 2004

Furthermore Grant from the Publication Program of the J.M. Kaplan Fund (for monograph, Builder Levy Photographer), 2003

Appalachian College Association: commissions to photograph in Central Appalachia, 2002 and 1995

Puffin Foundation Grant, 2001

National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship in Photography, 1982