Richard Levine, born in Newark, NJ is a painter and photographer whose professional career has spanned more than 30 years in the graphic arts working for prominent design firms and corporate clients. A graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson Univ., he later studied oil painting for four years with artists Alan Turner and Andrew Lattimore and photography with Gary Winogrand. Additional studies were at Cooper Union and The School of Visual Arts, NYC. Extensive travel throughout the US, Europe and Asia have formed the foundation for his personal work. Photo documentary work has included the Darfur refugee camps in Eastern Chad for the International Medical Corps and childhood health conditions in the Mississippi Delta with the Annie E. Casey Foundation. Richard has exhibited widely on the East Coast from Virginia to Maine in both solo and group shows. He is a 2017/18 recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. He won 2nd prize in the 2016 Bethesda Painting Awards. Levine was awarded a NY State Certificate of Merit for his exhibit: India, A Traveler’s Reflections. In Sept., 2016 he was featured cover artist for the Journal of Financial Service Professionals. His documentary work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York. He currently teaches painting at the Falls Church Art Space.