John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 2017-2021

Sheboygan, WI

 

Levine worked as the Arts/Industry program director at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center responsible for the development and administration of the residency founded in 1974. She worked as the liaison between the Arts Center, Kohler Co. corporate and the factory associates who work alongside the artists within the production facilities. Levine also curated related Arts/Industry exhibitions working closely with alumni of the program and Arts Center collection.

Additionally, during her tenure she oversaw the production of four artist-designed washrooms (2018-2021) produced within the Kohler Co. Arts/Industry factory studios. Managing the budget, contracts, production timelines, design execution, and successful installation at the Art Preserve, the new home for the JMKAC collection of artist-built environments that opened to the public in June 2021.

Listen, the Snow Is Falling

Listen, the Snow Is Falling

Detail of Joy Feasley and Paul Swenbeck's Listen, the Snow Is Falling washroom installation at the Art Preserve, 2021. Faythe Levine, Arts/Industry program director and Kaitlin Youwer, Arts/Industry project manager.

Wild Madder

Wild Madder

Detail of Beth Lipman's Wild Madder washroom installation at the Art Preserve, 2021. Faythe Levine, Arts/Industry program director and Kaitlin Youwer, Arts/Industry project manager.

Patterns and Practicalities

Patterns and Practicalities

Detail of Michelle Grabner's Patterns and Practicalities washroom installation at the Art Preserve, 2021. Faythe Levine, Arts/Industry program director and Kaitlin Youwer, Arts/Industry project manager.

Tokens of Appreciation

Tokens of Appreciation

Personal collection of “Brass” Bob Halfmann and works from the Arts Center’s Arts/Industry collection, 2021 Faythe Levine, Arts/Industry program director

Beauty Surplus

Beauty Surplus

Detail of exhibition installation in the John Michael House Gallery, 2020. Faythe Levine, Arts/Industry program director

Collection Highlights: Yoko Sekino-Bove

Collection Highlights: Yoko Sekino-Bove

John Michael Kohler/Arts Industry resident Yoko Sekino-Bové in 2014 printed for 2019 exhibition. Faythe Levine, Arts/Industry program director

Dark Matter: Joel Otterson

Dark Matter: Joel Otterson

Detail of exhibition installation, 2018. Photo courtesy of John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Karen Patterson, senior curator and Faythe Levine, assistant curator.

Mary Nohl and the Walrus Club

Mary Nohl and the Walrus Club

Detail of installation view, 2018 Mary Nohl and the Walrus Club: Cecelia Condit, Sheila Held, Robin Jebavy, Anne Kingsbury, Sarah Luther, Kim Miller, Maggie Sasso, and Sonja Thomsen, and works by Mary Nohl from the Arts Center’s collection. Karen Patterson, senior curator and Faythe Levine, assistant curator.

Tale of Two: Iris Haussler

Tale of Two: Iris Haussler

Detail of exhibition installation, 2018. Karen Patterson, senior curator and Faythe Levine, assistant curator.