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Bob Levy



Born 1939 in Cincinnati, Ohio




            BS in Chemical Engineering – Cornell University

            Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering – Univ. of California, Berkeley

            Photography Courses at Rice School of Continuing Studies - 2006-15

                 - Creating Superior Images with your Digital Camera and Photoshop – Charles Wiese

                 - Advanced Photography Workshop with Peter Brown (numerous times)

                 - Advanced Photography Workshop with Don Eddy

            Photography Course at Leisure Learning Unlimited with Ben DeSoto - 2009

            Course on "Contemplative Photography" at the Jung Center Houston with Tracy Xavia Karner - 2010

            Photography Workshops - 2006-09

                  - Natural Light Portraiture with Delise Ward

                  - Shore Birds with Lazlo Perlaky

                  - Photoshop Seminars by NAPP (three times)



            Teas Nursery Photo Contest – 2007 (Honorable Mention)

            Texas Photographic Society Online Portfolio Competition Winner - Emerging Artist for Sept. 2010



            Photo illustrations of an artist’s creative process – The Mankind Project - Houston Newsletter – 2007 

            Photo illustrating an article, “Destination America” in E – The Environmental Magazine, May/June 2008, Vol. XIX, Number 3, pg 33 

            Book:  “Who Are The Homeless?”  Photographs by Bob Levy, Vignettes by Gretchen Heyer, 80 pages, September 2008 – self-published with Blurb (Blurb Staff Pick) (www.blurb.com

            Book: “Staying Engaged – Portraits of Active Senior Citizens” Photographs and text by Bob Levy, 62 pages, November 2012 – self-published with Blurb (www.blurb.com    

            Cover photos (3) on "Opening Doors", Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, published by the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), June 2010 (www.usich.gov)



            Houston Center for Photography

            Texas Photographic Society



            The Jung Center (Houston) – Student and Member Exhibition, June 2008, June 2009, June 2010, June 2011

            Houston Center for Photography Juried Membership Exhibition, Aug. 2008

            The Women's Institute, Houston - Photos of Hurricane Ike, May - Sept. 2009

            City of Houston Office Lobby at 611 Walker, April - August 2009 - Solo exhibit "Who Are The Homeless?"

            Hungry’s Gallery – Houston, Oct. - Nov. 2009 - Solo exhibit "I Wish I Could Fly"

            Christ Church Cathedral – Houston, Jan. - Feb. 2010 - Solo exhibit "Who Are The Homeless?"

            St. Mark's Episcopal Church - Houston, March - April 2010 - Solo exhibit "Who Are The Homeless?"

            Unitarian Universalist Church - Spokane, WA, May 2010 - Solo exhibit "Who Are The Homeless?"

            City Hall - Houston, June 2010 - Solo exhibit "Who Are The Homeless?"

            Houston Downtown Visitors Center, City Hall, June-Sept.2010 - Jung Center Exhibit - Photo of Japanese Garden

            Bohemeo's Coffee Shop - Houston, March 2012 - 14 images

            Christ Church Cathedral – Houston, Feb. 2014 – Solo exhibit “Staying Engaged – Portraits of Active Senior Citizens”