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Artist / Silvia Levenson


Silvia Levenson explores daily interpersonal relationships through installations and objects that state firmly what is usually felt or whispered. Her work is centralised on this unspeakable space, which is oftentimes so small, located between what we can see and what we feel and use glass to reveal those things that are normally hidden.

Her work has been exhibited around the world and is a part of several public collections including Corning Museum of Glass, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fè, Houston Fine Art Museum, Toledo Museum of Art, Mint Museum, Charlotte, Chrysler Museum of Art, Sunderland Glass Museum, Museo Provincial de Bellas,Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Munich, MUDAC, Lausanne and Castello Sforzesco Museum, Milan.

born in Buenos Aires, Argentina,1957.
Lives in Italy since 1981


Selected Solo shows


Sottovetro. Traumfabrik. Celle Ligure. Italia 


Uncomfortables shoes: the politics of being a woman. Rofa Projects.Maryland. USA

Tea room. La Morada House. Rofa Projects. Maryland.USA 

Enough.Embassy of Argentina. Washington DC.

The most dangerous place Act III. Video projection in Milan, Rome, Verona and Buenos Aires.



A kind of magic. Punto sull'Arte Gallery. Varese. Italy

The most dangerous place act II. Action. Duomo Square.Milan ( with Natalia Saurin)

No one less . Casa Argentina, Roma ( with  Natalia Saurin)



The most dangerous place I. Installation at Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, with Natalia Saurin

The Most Dangerous place.Women Museum of Costa Rica



Identidad Desaparecida. Museo Memorial de la Republica Dominicana. Santo Domingo



Doble Ausencias. Museo del Vetro. Altare (SV), Italy

Sguardi Incrociati, with Francesca Gagliardi. Zaion Gallery, Biella. Italy


Interior Voices. National Glass Center. Sunderland. UK

Identidad Desaparecida. Bullseye Projects. Portland (OR) USA

Identidad Desaparecida. Museo del Vetro di Murano. Venice, Italy

I Amsterdam, You Berlin with Lorch Seidel Gallery, Berlin.



Identidad. American University Museum. Washington DC. USA

Who in the world arm I? ( with Luca Lanzi) Lorch-Seidel Gallery. Berlin, Germany

Identidad Desaparecida EAC - Espacio Arte Contemporaneo - Montevideo, Uruguay.

Without Camouflage ( with Dafna Kaffeman) . Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco.USA

Identidad Desaparecida. Argentinian Consulate, Barcelona. Spain

Identitè Disparue. Galerie Argentine. Paris, France

Missing Identity. Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum, Riga,Latvia.

Missing Identity. Museum of Occupations.Tallin, Estonia.



Identidad Desaparecida. Casa de las Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo. Ex Esma. Buenos Aires. Argentina

A subject to avoid. David Richard Gallery. Santa Fé. New Mexico. USA

The secret order. Bullseye Gallery. Portland(OR)USA

Without Camouflage ( with Dafna Kafemann)David Owsley Museum of Art. Ball State University. USA

Wonderland. Antonella Cattani Gallery. Bolzano, Italy


Not Neutral , with Mindy Weisel. Lorch-Seidel Gallery. Berlin

Ostaggi, with Elizabeth Aro, Sala Santa Rita, Rome, Italy



Life Strategies. David Richard Gallery. Santa Fè, USA

Camouflage.Luciano Colantonio. Brescia. Italy



Everything is OK. Galeria Solange Guez, Buenos Aires. Argentina



El plan era perfecto, curator E.Aro. Sansalvatore Artproject. Modena,Italy

I feel in balance. Project room at Fondazione Durini, Milano.Italy



Io ti perdono. Galleria Traghetto, Rome,Italy

Piccoli Ulisse.  Sansalvatore Artproject, Modena,Italy

You are not living alone…. Bullseye Gallery. Portland (OR) USA

The kitchen, el corazon de la casa. Galeria Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain

(with Natalia Saurin)



Happy forever, Caterina Tognon, Venice, Italy



Something’s wrong, with Natalia Saurin. Galleria Arthobler. Porto. Portugal.

Piccoli Ulisse, Festival della Letteratura, Mantova.

Plaza de Mayo, Galleria Traghetto. Roma.

Algo anda mal, video with Natalia Saurin , Argentine Embassy, Roma.



I see you are a bit nervous. Bullseye Gallery. Portland(OR) USA

( installation   + video con Natalia Saurin)



Toys & Games, project with Galleria Caterina Tognon , Art Miami Fair, USA

Sit down!, Olivier Houg, Lyon. Francia.

Emergencias, project room at FIAC Paris, with Galleria Caterina Tognon.


Piccolo Ulisse, Galleria Caterina Tognon, Bergamo.

Games and Fairly tales. Bullseye Connections Gallery, Portland. USA

Bambina spinosa, Arthobler Gallery,Porto, Portugal.



Silenzio, bambini .Caterina Tognon, Venice,Italy.

Toys (two persons exhibition) Galleria San Salvatore, Modena.



Bambina Spinosa, Centro Arte Contemporanea Cavalese,Italy

Piccoli Tesori, Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain.

Correre ai ripari. Museo del Credito Valtellinese di Sondrio,Italy

Correre ai ripari . Fioretto Arte Contemporanea, Padua,Italy

Bambina Cattiva, Gemine Muse. Museo Archeologico. Padova,Italy

Piccoli tesori . Galleria Maria Cilena, Milan.Italy



Bambina Cattiva, Galleria Caterina Tognon Bergamo,Italy

Design by Silvia Levenson, Braggiotti Gallery, Amsterdam(NL)

Haute Glass, Bullseye Gallery, Portland, USA.



Fashion Glass, Spring-Summer 1999. Maria Cilena Gallery, Milan,Italy

Fashion Glass. Glasmuseum Ebeltoft, Denmark.



Cenetta Intima (table for two). Bullseye Gallery, Portland. Oregon (USA)

Braggiotti Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)



Non guardarmi così,tesoro, con F.Martinez. Care/of . Milan,Italy



Cannibalisme des sentiments. Musée Atelier de Verre, Sars Poteries. France

Levenson/Northbrook. Bullseye Connection, Portland,Oregon USA.



Il viaggio, with Florencia Martinez. Mercato del Pesce, Milano

Valijas transparentes. Centro Recoleta, Buenos Aires.

Il viaggio:Selected Works.Bullseye Connection, Portland.Oregon(USA)

Selected group shows



Vetro & Opera Lirica. Museo Casa Goldoni. Venice. Italy

Vetro & Opera Lirica. Sforza Castle, Milan. Italy

Boundless Curiosity. Glass Museum. Tacoma (EEUU)

A State of Matter. Modern and Contemporary Glass. Henry Moore Institute. UK

Iberoamerican Biennal of Glass. San José. Costa Rica . 



Playful/Pensive. Racine Art Museum. Racine. USA 

Walking together: for them and for us. Mason Exhibitions Arlington. USA

Las mujeres en la Esma. Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes Emilio Petorutti,La Plata, Buenos Aires.

Uncomfortables shoes: the politics of being a woman. Rofa Projects.Maryland. USA

Feminist Art: the personal every day more political.Art Focus Latinoamerica ( on line)

Momentum. 20 anys d'art. Galeria Esther Montoriol. Barcelona, Spain.

15 x 15 _20 x 20 .Punto Sull'Arte Gallery, Varese. Italy



Umbreakable: Women in Glass. Berengo Foundation, Murano. Venice,Italy.

15 x 15 _20 x 20 .Punto Sull'Arte Gallery, Varese. Italy



Small Families. Triennale di Milano. Italy

Glass Works. Ital Reding-Hofstatt in Schwyz . Switzerland.

National Glass Center, Sunderland. UK

Memories of home. Project with refugees. International Glass Festival, Stourbridge, UK

MOVING LANDSCAPES | displacements | distances | alterations. Festival di Fotografia Castelnuovo, Italy.



The element of change. Glass Project. Berlin, Germany

I 2018. Levantart Gallery. Shangai. China

ContemporaneA. Bi box, Biella. Italy



The blood of women. Traces of red on white cloth. Galerija Forum, Zagreb.Croazia

The Glass Cieling. Palm Spring Museum. USA 

 Arte & Tecnologia. Lan Wan Museum, Quingdao. China

Un passion partagée. Musee Atelier de Sars Poteries. France



Glass from the collection Bellini Pezzoli. Archeological Museum, Zara.

Art Byre Project, North Lands, Scotland  organized by Bullseye Projects.

Fired Up : Conntemporary Women working in glass. Mint Museum, Charlotte. USA

Departures and arrivals. Lorch Seidel Gallery, Berlin. Germany

The emotional life of objects. Bullseye Projects. Portland (OR) USA

Il Sangue delle Donne.Casa Internazionale delle donne. Roma, Italy

Life is not a beach. Alexander Tutsek Stiftung Munich, Germany.


Colors . Hempel Glass Museum. Hempel, Denmark

Contemporary Glass at RAM. Racine Art Museum. USA

Attravetro. Archeological Museum, Pavia, Italy

Delicartessen 14. Galeria Esther Montoriol. Barcelona, Spain



Body Talk. Ebeltoft Glass Museum. Denmark

Progetto Turna, Turin,Italy

Retrospective. Bullseye Gallery. Portland (OR)USA



Chroma. Bullseye Gallery. Portland Or USA



Fino alla fine del Mondo. Zaion Gallery.Biella.Italy

Greffè/Griffè. Biennale Nationale de Sculpture Contemporaine. Trois Rivieres, Canada.

In the name of love. Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung. Koln. Germany

Miniature di vetro. Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arte. Venice, Italy

“50 years of Glass Studio”. Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft. USA

Fiori di Vetro, Museo Bagatti Valsecchi, Milano, Italy



Amorphous Dream, Micaela Gallery, San Francisco, USA.

Caos Termici, Casa Massacio, San Giovanni Valdarno.

Cross Over. Bullseye Gallery, Portland (OR) USA

Hans hat Glück, Castello Gandeg, Alto Adige. Italy

Donnedonnedonne.Fondazione Remotti. Camogli. Italy

BodyWork, Bullseye Gallery, Portland, USA.

Principes, princesas y cenicientas. Complejo San Francisco, Berazategui, Buenos Aires.

From_&_t(w)o. Kunst Meran, Italy ( Valerio Dehò curator)

Case Study from the Bureau of Contemporary Art.New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fè (USA

Bad girls. Galleria Caterina Gualco e Visionquest Gallery, Genova

The taste of glass. Vlaams Centrum voor Hedendaagse Glaskunst , Belgium.
Hi honey, I'm Home. Broadfield House Glass Museum, Stourbridge, UK
I Glass 2010, Levant Art Gallery. Shangai.

Maravee Domus, Sabrina Zannier curator. Castello di Susans (UD).Italy



PF O9 . Prague Festival,Pokorna Gallery, Praga.CZ

Welcome Home,Spazio AB 23, Vincenza.

Favourites! From the contemporary glass collection. Corning Glass Museum. Corning,USA

Beyond Shared Language: Contemporary Art and the Latin American Experience. Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh.USA.

Incontri Casuali, Zaion Gallery, Biella.

Glass from Malou Majerus Collection. Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf. Germany



European Glass Context.Bornholms Kunst Museum, Denmark

La Giostra dell’apocalisse. Rotonda della Besana, Milano.

Flux, Reflections in Contemporary Glass, New Mexico Museum of Art,Santa Fè. USA

Presenters, Bullseye Gallery. Portland (OR) USA

My own Gallery, Milano. Bombay Sapphire Prize.

Yalos, why Glass? Claudia Gianferrari, Milano

Yalos, why glass?. Caterina Tognon, Venezia

Shoes, Tikanoja Art Museum, Vaasa, Finland

Visionaria 17, Piombino

Videa2, rassegna di video art al femminile. Salerno .

Videa2, rassegna di video art al femminile. Palazzo Strozzi, Ferrara.

Delicartessen, Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain



Italien Ways in Contemporary Craft.Cheongiu International Craft Biennale, Korea.

Aria. Fondazione Ermanno Casoli, Jesi .

Annisettanta. Triennale. Milano

Il viaggio di Eva. Comune de San Donato Milanese(MI)

2 video, project on line, Undonet.

A cena con Isabella, Museo Nazionale Atestino, Este.



Crafting a collection, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.(USA)

Glass, Material Matters, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (USA)

XX Years On, GLasmuseum Ebeltof, Denmark.

Rompecabezas, Galeria Montoriol, Barcelona. Spain

Biennale della fotografia, Brescia,Italy

Contemporary Kiln-Glass at Houston Center .USA

Contemporary Kiln Glass, University of Miami, College of Arts and Sciences Gallery, Florida.USA



Quadriennale.Roma. Italy

Chez moi. Galleria Erasmus Brera.Milano

Sotto la superficie. Fabbrica del Vapore. Milano

Global Art Glass.Borgholms Slott. Vida Museum Sweden.



Something Different, Quadrivum Gallery. Sydney. Australia

Lilith, women in art. Scuderie Aldrobrandi. Frascati,Italy.

Neruda. Istituto Latinoamericano, Roma.

Pranzo di nozze, Fioretto Arte Contemporanea, Padova.

Delicartessen, Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain

Me design. Palazzo della Borsa, Genova.



Interior secrets of body, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary

Imagerie Art Fashion, Castello di Rivara, Trieste.

Chaussè-croisés, Gewerbemuseum Wintherhtur, Germany

The Light Within, Kentucky Art Museum,USA

XS, Galleria San Salvatore, Modena.

Fresh, Heller Gallery, New York USA

Delicartessen, Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain. 



Glass Way, Museo Archeologico. Aosta.Italy

Musica per occhi, Conservatorio, Bolzano.Italy

Galerie Olivier Houg, Lyon, France.

Luoghi di Concentramenti, Artandgallery. Milano.

Braggiotti Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Il lato scuro della letteratura. B&B Gallery, Mantua, Italy

Museum of Design, Lausanne. Swis

Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona. Spain



Ghost, GianFerrari Arte Contemporanea & Ciocca Gallery, Milan, Italy.

Tagli . Spazio Erasmus, Milano.

Tutto l’odio del mondo. Arengario, Milano

Hora Cero, Galleria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, Spain

La notte dei Musei. Bergamo,



Sui Generis. PAC, Milan.

Frangibile. Spazio Trevi, Bolzano,

Trapassato Futuro. Cartiera Vannucci, Milano

Vocazioni . Convento dei Celestini,Bergamo.

All about Eve, Fioretto Gallery, Padova

No crime. San Salvatore Gallery, Modena, Italy



Novecento, frammenti di un secolo breve. Festa Nazionale dell'Unità. Modena

12th Anniversary, Braggiotti Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)


Preview, Galleria Maria Cilena,Milano.

Interpretations . Glasmuseum Ebeltoft, Denmark.

Full Circle. Hoffman Gallery Portland,USA

Cronache Vere . Spazio Consolo, Milano

Ernsting Fondation,Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld , Germany

L’opening è dentro.Istituto Penitenziario Minorile C.Beccaria .



O che acontece quando se muda de lugar,Contemporary Art Museum. Belo Orizonte,Brasil

3 person exhibition. Ernsting Fondation,Alter Hof Herding, Coesfeld , Germany

Galleria D’arte & Divetro , Bergamo

Braggiotti Gallery, Amsterdam.



Libro Objeto. Centro Wilfredo Lam. La Habana, Cuba

International Exhibition of Glass, Kanazawa.Japan


Public collections


Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung , Munich, Germany.

Bullseye Glass Company, Portland (OR) USA

Coleccion Casas de las Americas, Cuba.

Comune di  Castelvetro, Castelvetro (Modena).Italy

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning USA ( Rakow Commision)

Docreativity Collection, Verona. Italy

Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk.USA

David Owsley Museum. Ball State University, USA

Ernsting Glass Collection, Coestfeld, Germany

Fine Art Museum, Houston. USA.

Fondazione Banca San Gottardo, Italy

Fondazione Remotti, Camogli. Italy.

Glas Museum Fraueneau, Germany

Glasmuseum Ebeltoft, Denmark

Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, Portland (OR) USA

Minneapolis Institute for Arts. Mineapolis. USA

Mint Museum, Charlotte, USA.

MUDAC, Lausanne. Switzerland. 

Musée du Verre Sars Poteries, France

Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes, La Plata. Argentina

Museo del Vetro di Murano, Venice. Italy

Museo del Vetro, Altare. Italy

Museo del Castello Sforzesco. Milan,Italy

Museo di Storia ed Arte, Sondrio, Italy

Museo del Vidrio Leon Rigaulleau,Buenos Aires, Argentina

Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts, Lausanne. Swiss.

National Glass Center, Sunderland. UK

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fè. USA

Racine Art Museum. Wisconsin. USA

The Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo. USA

Tikanoja Art Museum, Vaasa, Finland


Selected Awards and residencies

2022 Artist in residence at Escola Masana, Barcelona. Spain 

2020 Award Doc Creativity. Booming Bologna Art Fair 

2015 artist in residence, Berlin Glass

2014 artist in residence. Sunderland University. UK

2009 Artist in residence at Australia University,(ANU), Canberra, Australia.

2008, Finalist , Bombay Saphire Prize.

2005 artist in residence, Corning Museum of Glass. USA

2004 Rakow Commission Award Recipient, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NW

1998 artist in residence at Bullseye Co. USA

1996 artist in residence at Musée Atelier de Verre, Sars Poteries. France.

1995 artist in residence at Bullseye Co. USA


Selected Conferences and Lectures 


2022 Conference and Workshop at First Biennale of Glass. San Jose di Costa Rica

2022 Invited artist ad Albertina Accademie of Art, Turin

2022 Lecturer and Workshop at the First Conference of Women Glass Artist. MAVA. Madrid 

2022 Conference at Mint Museum. Charlotte, North Carolina. 

2021  Visiting speaker at Tyler School of Art. USA

2020 Artist talk at Catanzaro Art School

2019  Artist talk at National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin.

           Artist talk at Mint Museum, Charlotte. New Caroline, USA

           Artist talk at Arizona Glass Alliance, Scottdale. USA 

2018 Wilson Conference “ Who in the world am I?” at GAS Conference in Murano, Italy

2017  Conference “ The Plan was perfect” .Palazzo Loredan, Venice. Italy

2017  Visiting Instructor at Art Accademy. Brera, Milano, Italy

2017  Key Speaker at “ Women and Art Symposium”, National Glass Center, Sunderland.UK

2016  Glass in Venice Award. Istituto Veneto,Venice.Italy

2016  jury at New Glass Review 37, Corning Museum. USA 

2016  invited artist at Byre Symposium. Northlands Creative Glass, Scotland 

2016  jury at Salon Nacional del Vidrio. Berazategui, Argentina.

2015  Lecture at Australian University. Canberra, Australia.

2013  Lecture at Bezalel Art University. Jerusalem. Israel.

2012  Jury at E-MERGE 2012. Portland OR (USA)

2011  Presenter at “Next 100 years”. Aalto University. Helsinki, Finland

2011  Presenter at BeCon, Crossover. Portland, Or. USA

2010 Jury at Warm Glass Prize. Bristol UK



2014 Arte KM0,tutor at residency and show.Big Bang Association, Italy.

2011  Principes, Princesas y Cenicientas. Complejo Municipal San Francisco. Berazategui, Argentina

2010 Hi Honey, I'm Home. Broadfield House Glass Museum. UK

2008 Memorie sotto vetro .Glassmusset Ebeltoft, Denmark 

2006 Levenson & Vetroricerca,Museo di Alcorcon, Spain.

2005 Memorie sotto vetro. Bolzano , Italy

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