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
One Person Exhibitions
2015 Appalachia USA, Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL

2014 Builder Levy Photographer, Arnall Golden Gregory, Atlanta, GA

Retrospective, Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, Atlanta, GA

2013 Platinum, Gold, Silver Photographs, Arnika Dawkins Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2012 Developing Nations, Flomenhaft Gallery, Chelsea, New York City

2008 Appalachia USA, Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

Appalachia USA, Doris Ulmann Galleries, Berea College, Berea, KY

2007 Builder Levy Selected Work, O.K. Harris Works of Art, New York City

Builder Levy: New York City, Guild Gallery, Hudson Guild Elliot Center, Chelsea, NYC

2006 Builder Levy Photographer, Guest Photographer, Soho Photo, New York City

Children, Culpepper Gallery, Abrons Arts Center, Henry Street Settlement, NYC

Builder Levy Photographer, Labor Arts, Tamiment Library, and Robert Wagner Labor Archives, New York University Bobst Library, NYC

2004 Appalachian Coalfield Images, Appalachian College Association Ledford Scholarship Endowment Dinner, Harvard Club, NYC

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

2002 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, (Portfolio) Mountain Eagle, Whitesburg, KY

2001 Then and Now, Demonstrations in the 1960’s and the New Millenium, Art Resources Transfer, Chelsea, NYC

2000 New York City Photographs as Digitally Blownup C-Prints, Art Resources Transfer, Chelsea, NYC

1998 Mongolia, Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art, Staten Island, NYC

1997 Images of Appalachian Coalfields, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, NYC

1996 Mongolia, Land of Chinggis Khan, Embassy of Mongolia, Washington, DC

Images of Appalachian Coalfields, OK Harris Works of Art Gallery, NYC

Mongolia, Land of Chinggis Khan, Camera Obscura Gallery, Denver, CO

1995 Two Sides of the World: Appalachia and Mongolia, A Personal Vision, Gallery Taranto, NYC

1994 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, (Portfolio) National Mine, Health and Safety Academy, Beckley, WV

Images of Appalachian Coalfields (54 gold-toned gelatin silver print photographs) was exhibited at the following museums and galleries:

1994 Shepherd College Arts Center, Shepherdstown, WV

Baldwin Photographic Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN

1993 Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

COMER Museum, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Carroll Reece Museum, Johnson City, TN

1992 Ekstrom Library, University of Louisville, KY

Kentucky Highlands Museum, Ashland, KY

Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

Marsh Gallery, Modlin Fine Arts Center, University of Richmond, VA

1991 Loyola College Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD

West Virginia State Museum (The Cultural Center) Charleston, WV

Alice Lloyd College Art Gallery, Pippa Passes, KY

Gallery of Fine Arts, Daytona Beach Community College, Daytona, FL

1990 University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY

Johnstown Art Museum, Johnstown, PA

Appalshop, Whitesburg, KY

Trisolini Gallery, Ohio University, Athens, OH

1989 Midtown Y Gallery, NYC

International Center of Photography Book Store, with Cornell Capa at opening/booksigning reception, NYC

1986 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, (Portfolio) Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

1983 Twenty Years of Photography, Ledel Gallery, Soho, NYC

1981 Bushwick, Foto Gallery, Soho, NYC

1980 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Guest Photographer, Soho Photo Gallery, NYC

1978 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, West Virginia Institute of Technology, Montgomery, WV

1977 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, (Portfolio) Double Exposure Gallery, NYC

1976 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Milwaukee Center of Photography, Milwaukee, WI

Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Della Brown Talyor Art Gallery, West Virginia State University, Institute, WV

1974 Life of the Appalachian Coal Miner, Soho Photo Gallery, NYC

1969 Soul of the Appalachian Mountain People, Donnell Library, NYC

1968 Memphis to Atlanta: A King Memorial, Coleman Intermediate School 271K, Brooklyn, NY