Visiting Artist Faythe Levine
She works as an independent researcher, multi-media artist, curator, author and collector based in Milwaukee, Wis. Levine authored the book, “Sign Painters” and produced a 2013 documentary about the trade of traditional hand lettering in America. She curates Sky High Gallery in Milwaukee and produces the annual event, Art vs. Craft, also in Milwaukee. Her personal artwork and writing has been published and exhibited internationally in both formal and renegade outlets. Levine’s first book and film “Handmade Nation: The Rise of D.I.Y. Art, Craft and Design” received widespread attention. She keeps track of her work with slightly obsessive updates via various social media channels and visually on her website where she documents her community-based projects, travels and experiences. She gives three talks: April 23, 11:30 a.m., Spokane Falls Community College, Building 24, sn-w’ey’mn, room 110; April 23, 6:30 p.m., Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture auditorium, 2316 W. First Ave.; and April 24, noon-1 p.m. at EWU Film Department, Room 123 (next to Art Department), Cheney.