B.A. Individualized Study, New York University, 2003
Andrew Levitas is a filmmaker, fine artist, and producer, whose teaching interests focus on the artist's mind as well as artistic process more generally.
Levitas's Metalwork Installations® are widely regarded as a breakthrough in connecting photography, sculpture, and contemporary art. Levitas's "Organic Abstractions" (paintings built from homemade pigments and organic materials--in some cases entire trees) have also received critical acclaim. In 2008, Levitas was honored as one of only a handful of American artists ever accepted to show with the prestigious Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts.
Recent exhibition highlights include: METALWORK PHOTOGRAPHY®: A SURVEY/ WORKS BY ANDREW LEVITAS, the first ever single artist exhibition in PHILLIP'S Berkeley Square, Metalwork Photography®: Sculptures at Phillips de Pury & Co. in Manhattan, as well as an early retrospective Andrew Levitas: A Brief Survey 2002-2012 at New York University. Recent acquisitions include The National Museum Wales as well as 10 Downing Street.
Levitas's feature film directorial debut Lullaby, based on his screenplay, stars Academy Award Nominees Amy Adams, Richard Jenkins, Terrence Howard, and Anne Archer, Academy Award Winner Jennifer Hudson, as well as Garrett Hedlund, and Jessica Brown-Findlay.
Levitas is also the founder of Metalwork Pictures a media production company which develops, produces, and finances original content. Titles include Georgetown (Christoph Waltz, Vanessa Redgrave, Annette Bening), The White Crow (Ralph Fiennes), Farming (Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw), Flower (Zoey Deutch), At Any Price (Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron), Affluenza (Nicola Peltz), and The Art of Getting By (Emma Roberts, Freddie Highmore).
Levitas maintains studios in New York and London. He is Global Patron of The Wilderness Foundation.
Professor Andrew Levitas' Exhibition, Metalwork Photography, was held October 28, 2014 to November 16, 2014 in Phillips' new Berkeley Square location, in London, UK.