Position title: Ph.D. Student; Chazen Museum of Art Project Assistant
B.F.A. University of Arizona, 2012
M.F.A. Columbia College Chicago, 2015
Graduate Certificate, Digital Humanities, University of Missouri, 2020
Levi Sherman joined UW-Madison in 2021. With a background in graphic design and interdisciplinary art, he maintains a studio practice and co-operates an experimental small press. He serves as a moderator for the College Book Art Association Book Art Theory Blog and as book review editor for the journal, Openings: Studies in Book Art. He is also the founder and editor of Artists’ Book Reviews. His studio work is held in collections including the Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection and Kohler Art Library, and has been supported by grants from the College Book Arts Association, Awesome Foundation, and Aiko Foundation.
Levi’s research interests include artists’ books, publishing as an art practice, and the larger intersection of contemporary art, books, and libraries. He is also interested in digital humanities and the future of scholarly communication.
“Debord and the Dream Hoarders,” Full Bleed 3 (2019).
“Review: Freedom of the Presses: Artists’ Book in the Twenty-First Century,” Afterimage 46, no. 2 (2019).
“Narrative Artists’ Books and the Human Condition,” Afterimage 44, no. 1–2 (2016).
“Books and Conflict: Witnessing Reality and Representation,” Journal of Artists’ Books 36 (2014).
“Review: Seascape,” Journal of Artists’ Books 35 (2014).
“Review: Stochastic Poetics,” Journal of Artists’ Books 33 (2013).