Stacy Levy: Crum Creek Meander, Fall 2013 — Early 2015 <br />Sponsored by the William J. Cooper Foundation

Stacy Levy’s art reveals the beauty of unseen patterns in nature and the presence of natural forces in our built environments. Many of her recent projects redirect storm water runoff to reduce erosion and pollution. Her works invite viewers to become more aware of water quality and flow in diverse environments ranging from acid mine drainage to urban streams and suburban watersheds. Levy graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Sculpture and a minor in Forestry. She earned an M.F.A. from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. She is the recipient of numerous awards including the Excellence in Estuary Award and the Public Art Year in Review Award as well as grants from the Pew Fellowship in the Arts, the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, and a New Forms Regional Grant. Her dozens of public art commissions have transformed diverse sites from Niigata, Japan to the Delaware River, Philadelphia and Hudson River Park, New York.

About the List Gallery

Each year the List Gallery presents four exhibitions featuring works by both distinguished and emerging contemporary artists. In April and May, we feature a series of senior thesis exhibitions by Swarthmore College art majors. In June, we highlight the achievements of Alumni artists.

The gallery director and exhibition committee select exhibitions that both complement the studio arts and art history curriculum and serve the Greater Philadelphia region. Exhibiting artists serve as visiting critics and lecturers, giving students and members of the general public access to a broad range of media and interpretation.

Both contemporary and occasional historical exhibitions demonstrate excellence in the visual arts and engage diverse communities in an ongoing dialogue. Because artists raise important questions about history, society, and identity, exhibitions offer important opportunities for interdisciplinary study.

Located in the Lang Performing Arts Center, the List Gallery's 1,200 square-foot facility was made possible in part through generous gifts by Vera G. List and by Eugene and Theresa Lang. The Phillip Bruno Fine Art Fund supports work with the permanent collection. The List Gallery Exhibition Fund supports List Gallery exhibitions and special initiatives. Ann Trimble Warren Exhibition Fund supports the senior thesis exhibition series. The Marjorie Heilman Visiting Lecture Fund and the Donald Jay Gordon Visiting Artist Fund allow the Department of Art to invite distinguished artists to lecture and to exhibit at Swarthmore College.