STACY LEVY | SERE Ltd.

576 Upper Georges Valley Road
Spring Mills, PA 16875
814-360-4346
stacy@stacylevy.com

Education

1991

Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA MFA Sculpture

1988

Skowhegan School of Painting And Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

1984

Yale University, New Haven, CT BA Sculpture / Minor In Forestry

1981

The Architectural Association, London, England

Commissions

2022

Shared Parking Lot River in the City Project, City of Cuyahoga Falls, OH

2022

Alameda Watershed Map Alameda Creek Watershed Center, Sunol CA

2022

Diatom Pavers East Midtown Greenway East River Park, New York, NY

2020

Meander Walk for Stevens Creek Environmental Center, Charlotte, NC

2018

Topo Map for School Avenue, Walton Art Center/NEA Our Town Grant, Fayetteville, AR

2018

Tide Field & River Rooms Bartram’s Gardens, with Mural Arts, Philadelphia, PA (2016–2018)

2018

Karman Vortex Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2017

Diatom Lace Fairmount Waterworks Fresh Water Mussel Hatchery, Phila, PA

With Exhibit Designer Victoria Prizzia

2016

Rain Ravine Frick Environmental Education Center, Pittsburgh, PA, with Laquatra Bonci Landscape Architects

2016

Three Views of a River Philadelphia International Airport Baggage Claim F, Philadelphia, PA

2016

Sky Blossoms for the Shaker Lakes Garden Club, Mall C Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland, OH

2015

River Return San Antonio River Foundation, San Antonio, TX

2015

Fly Line Mccoll Center for The Arts, Brightwalk Neighborhood, Charlotte, NC

2014

Avian Horticulture Tualatin Hills Park, Beaverton, OR

2014

Swale Bridge for Thomas Road, Scottsdale, AZ, With J2 Landscape Architects

2013

Rain Yard Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, Philadelphia, PA

2010

Dendritic Decay Garden Washington Avenue Green At Pier 53, Delaware River Philadelphia, PA with Biohabitats Inc.

2010

River of Shade Harmon Library Park, Building by Richard /Bauer, Architects, Phoenix, AZ

2010

Tide Poles Yonkers Waterfront Development Commission, Yonkers, NY (On Hold)

2009

Riverine Water and Land Art Festival, Niigata, Japan (Temporary Project)

2009

Ridge & Valley The Arboretum at Penn State University, University Park, PA

2009

Tampa Wind University of South Florida, Environmental Sciences Building, Tampa, FL

2009

Rain Wall & Garden Springside School, Philadelphia, PA

In collaboration with the Philadelphia Water Department and the Philadelphia Horticultural Society

2009

Tide Flowers Hudson River Park, Piers 26 & 32 New York, NY, with Mathews Nielson Associates (On Hold)

2006

Lotic Meander Ontario Science Centre, Toronto, Canada

2005

River Eyelash Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA (Temporary Project)

2004

Streamlines North Carolina Zoo, Ashboro, NC

2004

Cloudstones Seattle Arts Commission for Mineral Springs Park, Seattle, WA

2004

Waterlines Delaware River Port Authority PATCO Line Art in Transit, Collingswood, NJ

2003

Watermap Friends’ Central School, Wynnewood, PA, with Graham Gund Architects

2003

Acid Mine Drainage & Art, Project for Vintondale Ghost Town Trail, Vintondale, PA (1995–2003)

In collaboration with Julie Bargmann, Bob Deason, And T. Allan Comp, Volunteers and the community of Vintondale

2002

Lentic Schuylkill Environmental and Educational Center, Philadelphia, PA

2001

Pattern Book, Water Scroll And Bead Maze Three Installations at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, The Carl Sagan Discovery Center, Bronx, NY

With the Rockwell Group, Architects

1998

Wissahickon Food Web Morris Arboretum of fhe University Of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1997

Cornerstones Seattle Art Commission, for the Eastlake Neighborhood, Seattle, WA

1997

Arroyo Fire and Police Station, 1st Police District and Engine Company 60, Philadelphia, PA, Cecil Baker Associates, Architects

1994

Memorial for the Pennsylvania Recipients of the Congressional Medal Of Honor Capital Complex, Harrisburg, PA

In collaboration with Winifred Lutz

Solo Exhibitions

Jan
2020

Collected Water, Towson University Art Gallery, Towson, MD

Oct
2013

Crum Creek Meander, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA

Apr
2013

Spiral Wetland, Walton Arts Center, Lake Fayetteville, Fayetteville, AR

Apr
2012

Straw Garden: From Waddle to Watershed, part of “The Next Fifty,” Seattle Center, Seattle, WA

Mar
2007

Captured River, Denison University, Granville, OH

Apr
2005

Blue Lake, Lafayette College Art Gallery, Easton, PA (catalogue)

May
2002

Mold Garden, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (catalogue)

May
1998

Urban Oldfield, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)

Mar
1996

Watercourse, Rosen-Wolff Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)

Mar
1995

Charts, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Oct
1993

A Month of Tides, Wolfson Gallery, Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL (brochure)

Group Exhibitions

(Partial List)

Oct
1998

Transatlantic Connections, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh (traveling in Scotland 1998 -1999)

Feb
1999

Drip, Blow and Burn, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY (catalogue)

Feb
2000

Utopiaries: Fictions for Cultivated Space, Temple Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Mar
2000

Design Culture Now: DesignTriannial, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum New York, NY (catalogue)

Apr
2000

Eco-Revelatory Design, National Building Museum, Washington, DC

May
2000

Unnatural Science, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA (catalogue)

Sept
2001

Fresh Kills: Artists Respond, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

June
2001

Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany (catalogue)

June
2002

Ecovention, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (catalogue)

Oct
2004

The Tender Land, Armory Arts Center, Pasadena, CA

Dec
2006

On Ice, Lafayette College Easton, PA

Mar
2007

Emily Dickinson, Rendered, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY (catalogue)

Sept
2009

Edible Landscapes: Schuylkill Environmental Education Center, Philadelphia, PA

Apr
2010

Beyond Sublime/Changing Nature, Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, AR (catalogue)

Apr
2011

Bushkill Curtain, The Art of Urban Environments, Easton, PA

Oct
2011

Blue Grass, Creations-sur-le-Champs, Mt. Saint Hilaire, Ontario, Canada

June
2013

Sensing Change, Chemical Heritage Society Philadelphia PA

May
2015

Keeping Watch on Streams, City of Charlotte and the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC

May
2018

Wake, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY

Jul
2020

Rising Tides: Contemporary Art and the Ecology of Water, Michener Art Museum, Doylestown PA

Jul
2022

Synapse, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron OH

Awards & Fellowships

2021
NEA Our Town Grant with City of Cuyahoga Falls OH, River in the City
2019
Penn Future Award for Women in Conservation
2018
Henry Meigs Environmental Leadership Award
2016
Invited Art Residency at Monte Azul, Chirripo, Costa Rica
2014
Public Art Year in Review Award, Spiral Wetland selected as one of the forty best projects of 2013
2014
DC Water Green Infrastructure Challenge Award with Urban Rain Design and Nitsch Engineering
2013
NEA Our Town Grant with the Community Design Center for School Avenue Fayetteville, AR
2013
Potomac & Maryland ASLA Chapter Merit Award winner with Biohabitats: Washington Avenue Green
2013
Infill Philadelphia Soak It Up Design Award, with Roofmeadow, m2 Architects and Meliora Engineering
2012
NEA Our Town Grant with the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education for Rain Yard
2010
Public Art Year in Review Award, Ridge and Valley selected as one of the forty best projects of 2009
2009
Best of Philly Schools: Best Outdoor Classroom, Philadelphia Magazine, September 2009
2006
Artist in Residence Award, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME
2004
Artist in Residence Award, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
2002
Excellence in Estuary Award, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, Inc.
2000
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, “Artist as Catalyst” with The Fabric Workshop and Museum
1999
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Fellowship
1999
Artist in Residence Award, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
1992
Pew Fellowship of the Arts

Art Plans

2011

Lafon Park at Harmony Oaks Redevelopment Design, Charrette, New Orleans, LA with LaQuatra Bonci

2012

Legacy Trail Public Art Master Plan, Legacy Trail Public Art Consortium, Lexington, KY with Todd Bressi, urban planner

2022

Ladybird Lake Public Art Plan, for The Trail Foundation, Austin, TX with Todd Bressi

Keynote Presentations

2013

“Eroded, Wet & Ugly: Art as Solution” AIA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

2014

“What’s Next”, AIA Sarasota Design Conference

2017

“Nature is my Client”, Maryland Outdoor Educators Annual Conference

2020

“Lost in your Own Backyard” Garden Club of America Conservation Meeting

2021

“Art Translates Ecology” Akron Arts Now a three lecture series

2022

“Legible Ecology” Association for the Study of Literature and Environment Leadership (ASLE) Symposium

Selected Lectures

2000

“Working with the Slag”, National Building Museum, Washington, DC

2002

“Decomposing Time”, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY

2003

“Local Water/Global Water”, Local Water /Global Water Conference, Denison University

2004

“Second Nature”, Monogahela Symposium for Three Rivers, Carnegie Mellon University

2005

“Art in the Public Realm”, forum, Humanities Institute, University of South Florida

2006

“Eco Art”, EcoArt/Earthday, Abington Art Center Jenkintown, PA

2006

“Art During the Week”, Abigail Cohen Lecture at Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, PA

2006

Remediating Art”, Research in Art and Nature Conference, University of Falmouth, Cornwall, England

2009

“Tracing the Water”, Environmental Studies Symposium on Water, Lafayette University, Easton, PA

2009

“Art in the Wounded Landscape”, Middlebury College CAPP Lecture, Middlebury, VT

2010

“Nature Bats Last”, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

2011

“Gristle: Art in Urban Nature”, Pennsylvania Academy for the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2012

“Drawing Water”, Landscape Design Symposium, Morris Arboretum and Connecticut College Arboretum

2013

“The Leftover Landscape”, Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture

2014

“Rain as the Client”, NJ chapter/American Society of Landscape Architecture

2018

“The Art of Sustainability”, symposium, Mural Arts Philadelphia

2018

“Making a Home for the Rain”, Gothenburg City Council,  Gothenburg, Sweden

2019

“Art in on and about the River”, Partnership for Delaware Estuary Summit

2019

“Ecology as Ornament”, Yale University 2020 “When Art and Science Collaborate”, Delaware River Basin Commission

Selected Panels

2004

Facilitator and designer for the Pittsburgh Rivers Museum Charrette, sponsored by the Heinz Foundation

2006

“The Hudson River as Source”, moderated by Jennifer McGregor at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center

2008

“The Relevance of Art in an Age of Global Warming”, moderated by John Grande, Moore College of Art

2008

“Earth Art to Eco Art”, at Cornell University, moderated by Patricia Phillips

2009

“Art that Works”, moderated by Stacy Levy & Lorna Jordan, American for the Arts Conference Seattle, WA

2013

“Between the Lip and the Cup”, Americans for the Arts Conference Pittsburgh, PA

2013

“Engaging the Public in Climate Vulnerability and Adaption”, Climate Change and America's Infrastructure: Engineering, Social and Policy Challenges, Tempe, AZ

2013

“Geoscience through the Lens of Art”, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, CA

2017

“EcoScience and EcoArt”, INTERCOL17 Beijing China

2018

Green Building Alliance, Pittsburgh, PA

2018

“Liquid Assets: New Yorks Watersheds and Waterways”, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

Visiting Artist

2000

Grays School of Art, Aberdeen, Scotland

2002

Vermont Studio School

2003

Rhode Island School of Design

2003

Santa Fe Art Institute

2004

San Antonio Moving Waters

2005

Penn State University Landscape Architecture Department Seminar

2005

Virginia Commonwealth University

2006

UMass Dartmouth Artisan Program

2006

Parsons School of Art New York, NY

2007

Denison University, Granville, OH

2007

Savannah College of Art and Design

2008

Montclair University, Montclair, NJ

2008

Minneapolis College of Art

2009

University of the Arts, Philadelphia

2012

Philadelphia Water Department

2013

Wabash Valley Art Spaces, Terre Haute, as part of an NEA Our Town grant

2015

University of Oregon Department of Landscape Architecture Eugene Oregon

2015

Penn Environmental Humanities Program Slought Foundation

2017

Johns Hopkins Exhibit Design Masters Program

2018

Pittsburgh Council on the Arts

2019

City of Lancaster Stormwater and Public Art Departments

2021

RISD Landscape Architecture and Textile Studio

2021

Stanford University Engineering Department

Collections

American Embassy in Ottawa, Canada; Philadelphia Water Department; Hammond Museum; Barbara and Ted Aronson; Randy Dalton; Pilchuk Glass School; Larry Becker Contemporary Art

Selected Bibliography

Turner, Frederick, “A Cracked Case”, Landscape Journal, special issue on Eco-Revelatory Design, vol. 17, 1998

Bennett, Paul, “Making Water Visible”, Landscape Architecture Magazine, April 1999

Muschamp, Herbert, “Ideazapoppin’: Images Fly at Cooper Hewitt”, New York Times, March 10, 2000

Smith, Roberta, “In Their Own Worlds…”, New York Times, August 11, 2000

Temin, Christine, “Unnatural Selection at Mass MoCA”, Boston Globe, July 28, 2000

Scrupe, Mara Adamitz, “Environment, Audience and Public Art in the New World (Order)”, Sculpture Magazine, March 2000

Roots, Garrison, Designing the World’s Best Public Art, Images Publishing, Victoria, Australia, 2002

Johnson, Ken, “A Landfill in the Eyes of Artists Who Beheld It”, New York Times, Feb 1, 2002

Strelow, Heike (ed), Ecological Aesthetics, Birkhauser Publishers, 2004

Bogaev, Barbara, Weekend America, PRI Public Radio International, August 2004

Sculpture Magazine, Cover, Kathy Bruce, “Stacy Levy, Nature Revealed”, December 2006

Brownell, Blaine (ed), Transmaterial 2, Princeton Architectural Press, New York, 2007

Fleming, Ronald Lee, The Art of Placemaking: Interpreting Community Through Public Art and Urban Design, Merrell Press, London, 2007

Landscape Architecture Magazine, Cover, Adam Arvidson, “Art in the Landscape”, April 2007

Baucon, Andrea, Geology in Art, Blurb, 2009

van Uffelen, Chris, 500x Art in Public, Braun Publishing, Stuttgart, 2011

Harper, Glenn and Twylene Moyer (eds), The New Earthwork: Art, Action, Agency, International Sculpture Center, 2012

Pennypacker, Eliza and Stuart Echols, Artful Rainwater Design: Creative Ways to Manage Stormwater, Island Press, 2015

Barbaux, Sophie (ed), Unique Gardens, Design Media Publishing Ltd, 2015

Toland, Alexandra, et al (eds), Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene, CRC Press, London, 2018

Revkin Andrew “Sustain What? Arts & Letters in a Pandemic" Webcast. April 24th 2020