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Mailing address: P.O. Box 1123, Woodstock, IL 60098; Studio: 204F, Starline Studios, Harvard, IL; Phone: 708-309-3333
Website: www.bertleveille.com; Email: bert@bertleveille.com

COLLABORATIONS
2015 “EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS/ REMEMBERING 911”, Sheriff’s House Pop-up, Woodstock IL – September 11, evolved into a moving tribute to “911”, Angela Swan, sculptor
1992 “TUNNEL” – Dance performance, Shawn Coyle, choreographer:
• Chopin At The Gallery Theater, Around the Coyote (ATC), Chicago, IL
• Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL
• Bubotto, Elgin, IL

RESIDENCIES
2019 Curator - John DePinto, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, – Artist of the Month, two concurrent art installation exhibitions and artist talks
SOLO EXHIBITIONS and/or INSTALLATIONS
2019 Curator - Caren Helene Rudman, The Art Center Highland Park, Highland Park, IL, – main gallery: “STREAMING REFLECTIONS” installation, back gallery: “STREAMING REFLECTIONS”
2019 Curator - John DePinto, Adlai Stevenson High School, Lincolnshire, IL, –
main gallery: “STREAMING REFLECTIONS – CROSSOVER”, installation
upstairs gallery: “STREAMING REFLECTIONS – CONNECTING”, installation
2019 Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL – “BRIDGES”, installation
2018 Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL – E*, “streaming rEflections” installation
2018 Wabi Sabi Gallery, Idaho – “NANO WAVES”, installation
2017 Starline Gallery, Harvard, IL – “EXPLORING CONSCIOUSNESS” installation
2017 Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL – “LISTEN TO COLOUR - COLOUR VOYAGE” installation
2017 Harris Building, Grand Rapids, Michigan – ART PRIZE, “IMAGINE”
2016 Lake Geneva Art Museum, Lake Geneva, WI – storefront installation
2015 Old Courthouse Arts Center, Woodstock, IL – “the END is the beginning” installation
2015 Starline Gallery, Harvard, IL – “CONNECTING” installation
2010 Schaumburg Prairie Center For the Arts, Schaumburg, IL – “EXPERIENTAL”
2004 Accelerator Art Space Gallery, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL – “BRIDGING THE MILLENNIUM” installation
2004 Raue Centre for the Arts, Crystal Lake, IL
2004 Algonquin Old Town Hall, and Books and Beans Coffee House, Algonquin, IL – installation
1995 Bubotto, Elgin, IL – installation
1994 Campbell House, Geneva, IL
1992 Schaumburg Prairie Center For the Arts, Schaumburg, IL – “TOTALLY TUBULAR” installation
1992 Chopin At The Gallery Theater, Around the Coyote (ATC), Chicago, IL
1992 Elgin Art Expo - “AMERICA IN FLUX”, Elgin, IL – installation
1992 Excalibur, Chicago, IL
1992 Norris Cultural Arts Center, St Charles, IL
1992 Bubotto, Elgin, IL – installation
1991 Barrington Area Arts Council (BAAC), Barrington, IL
1991 St. Luke’s Presbyterian Fine Arts Gallery, Chicago, IL
1990 Contemporary Center For the Arts of Arlington, Arlington Heights, IL – “TOTALLY TUBULAR” – installation
1989 LeAd, LeBel and Seri Graphics, South Elgin, IL - “EXPERIMENT IN FANTASY” – installation
1988 Judson College, Elgin, IL - “EXPERIMENT IN FANTASY”
1988 Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, IL - “EXPERIMENT IN FANTASY”
1985 Hemmens Auditorium, Elgin, IL

JURIED AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 Exhibition Facilitators - bert leveille & Victoria Senn, Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL – “E*BRIDGES”
2018 TAC, Highland Park, IL – “WOMEN OF COURAGE”
2018 Old Courthouse Art Center, Woodstock, IL – CWCA, “#NAKEDTRUTH”
2018 Curator - Rex Bruce, LACDA Los Angeles Cntr for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA. – “ELECTRON SALON”
2017 Curator - Caren Helene Rudman, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL — “UNDEFINABLE: WOMEN’S HEALTH IN AMERICA”
2017 Curator - Sergio Gomez, ZhouB Art Center, Chicago, IL – “LAYERED”
2017 Fulton Street Collective Gallery, Chicago, IL – “UNPRESIDENTED”
2017 Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL – CWCA, “TRANSMOGRIFICATIONS”
2017 Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL – “LISTEN”
2016 Juror - Sergio Gomez, Freeport Art Museum, Freeport, IL – 13th REGIONAL EXHIBITION
2016 Juried - Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL — “WOMEN’S WORKS”
2016 Mayslake Peabody Mansion, Oak Brook, IL – CWCA, “CONNECTIONS”
2015 Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL – “End”
2014 Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL – “ELLIPSE”
2013 Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL – “FLY”
2013 Schaumburg Prairie Center For the Arts, Schaumburg, IL – SPACE 900
2012 Starline Gallery, Harvard, IL – “NEW VISION”
2011 Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL – “E/GLUED”
2011 Elmhurst College Barbara A Kieft Accelerator Art Space, Elmhurst, IL
2010 Schaumburg Prairie Center For the Arts, Schaumburg, IL - “E-FIVE”
2009 Juried - Koehnline Museum of Art, DesPlaines, IL – “DOWN TO THERE: WOMEN AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO HAIR”
2009 Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL – “smallEr works”
2008 Juried - Old Courthouse Gallery, Woodstock, IL – “REAL PEOPLE”
2008 Dole Gallery, Crystal Lake, IL – “E/GO”
2008 Sage Gallery, Crystal Lake, IL – “E/mersion”
2007 Old Court House Arts Center, Woodstock IL – “EVERY-BODY, A Figurative Exhibition”
2007 Starline Gallery, Harvard, IL – “1-NITE STAND”
2006 Norris Cultural Arts Center, St Charles, IL - “CONNECTIONS”
2006 Art Encounter, Noyes Cultural Arts Center, Evanston, IL – “TRANSFORMATIONS”
2006 Artistic Bits, Dundee, IL – “20/20”
2006 Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL – “NOW AND THEN”
2006 Chicago Artist’s Coalition, Chicago, IL – “CHICAGO ART OPEN”
2005 Juried - Old Courthouse Gallery, Woodstock, IL – “REAL PEOPLE”
2005 Chicago Artist’s Coalition, Chicago, IL – “CHICAGO ART OPEN”
2004 Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg, IL – “VISIONS”
1992 Juror - Mary Phelan, Old Courthouse Gallery, Woodstock, IL – ­“WOMEN’S WORKS”
1992 Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL
1991 Juror - Joy Horwich, Contemporary Center For the Arts of Arlington, Arlington Heights, IL
1991 Osterle Library Gallery, North Central College
1990 Jurors - Neal Benezra, Kenneth Burkhart, Marva Pitchford Jolly, Paul Sierra and, LynneWarren, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, “CHICAGO SHOW”
Continental Bank (Sponsor of Chicago Show) award – art to be used for Show poster
1990 Jurors - Ralph Arnold and John F. Miller, Norris Gallery, St Charles, IL
1990 Juror - Jane Neville, Contemporary Center For the Arts of Arlington, Arlington Heights, IL
1988 Juried - ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
1987 Juror - Marianne Philbin, Contemporary Center For the Arts of Arlington, Arlington Heights, IL
1987 The Limelight, Chicago, IL
1986 Juror - Ann Nathon, Contemporary Center For the Arts of Arlington, Arlington Heights, IL
1985 Juror - Ralph Arnold, Contemporary Center For the Arts of Arlington, Arlington Heights, IL
1979 Juried - IDEA Exhibit, Triton College, Chicago, IL
1971 George Williams College

AWARDS and COLLECTIONS
• Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts – “FIELD OF VISION” on display
• Elgin Community College Collection
• Continental Bank (Sponsor of Chicago Show, 1990) award – art to be used for Show poster
• Nominated for Margaret Hillis Award for the Arts 1988
•Elmhurst College Purchase Award for Permanent Collection – first student art purchased

PUBLICATIONS and Professional writings
2019 Essay by Ann Landy – bert leveille “streaming reflections”
2019 Curator’s Statement by Caren Helene Rudman – bert leveille,
“streaming reflections” “streaming reflections
2017 “Transmogrification” catalog, Photograph and statement, Elmhurst Museum Guild Gallery, Elmhurst, IL, CWCA Press
2016 “Connections” catalog, Photograph and statement, Mayslake Peabody Exhibition Space, Oakbrook, IL, CWCA Press
2015 “Connecting” catalog, Photographs, statement and essay, “Human Nebulae” by B David Zarley, Starline Gallery, Harvard, IL, leAD design Press
2015 “Beyond the Studio” catalog, Photographs, North Shore Senior Center Gallery, Northfield, IL, CWCA Press
2010 “No Place Like Home” catalog, Photograph and statement, Koehnline Museum, Oakton College
2009 “Down to There: Women and Their Relationship to Hair” catalog, Photograph and statement, Koehnline Museum, Oakton College
2007 “Chicago Art Open 2007” catalog, Photograph, Chicago Artists Coalition

EDUCATION and SKILL SET
• Adobe Software: Photoshop, Flash/Animate, Illustrator, In-Design, Acrobat; Final Cut Pro, Garageband
• Numerous software and photography seminars and on-line classes including Cinema 4D, Adobe Premier, Adobe After Effects
• 1971 Elmhurst College, BA – Art
• 2005 Northern Illinois University, Graduate Studies Art

MEMBERSHIPS
Board member – Chicago Women’s Caucus for Art, member/exhibition planner – E* (formerly E-Artgroup), Northwest Area Cultural Council, Past Commissioner on the Elgin Cultural Commission, Past Board Member of Contemporary Arts of Arlington, and Past Board Member of Bubotto

LETTERS OF REFERENCE UPON REQUEST