Bonnie Levinson’s career spans three decades working in the arts with cultural institutions. She was Deputy Director for External Affairs at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Vice President for Development for the New York Public Library, Associate Director of The Hudson River Museum and Assistant Curator of Education at the Delaware Art Museum. Her firm BLAM! (Bonnie Levinson Arts Management) consults with individuals bringing art into their lives through active looking, aesthetic education and the joy of collecting. She works with cultural institutions creating public arts programming, and consults in development and marketing, and strategic planning. Currently she works with the National Parks for New York Harbor Conservancy as the Cultural Consultant for the Visual Arts for Federal Hall in New York City.
Bonnie is a multidisciplinary artist, working in mixed media, photography and paint. A playwright/performer and collaborator, her attention is in the intersection of these diverse yet complementary forms, and their influence upon each other. She received her BA cum laude from Kenyon College and her Masters of Arts in Teaching Museum Education at George Washington University and was a recipient of a Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellowship. Her art making studies have been enhanced by classes and workshops at the San Francisco Art Institute through the Public Education program, Anderson Ranch Art Center, City College of San Francisco and Colorado Mountain College. She is a founding board member of the Oxbow School, serves on the Executive Committee of the San Francisco Art Institute, the Gund Gallery of Kenyon College, and EnGarde Arts in New York.