William Auerbach-Levy

William Auerbach-Levy

Fellow: Awarded 1928
Field of Study: Fine Arts

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Auerbach-Levy, William: Appointed for creative work in etching and painting in France and Italy; tenure, six months from May 1, 1928.

Born February 14, 1889, in Russia. Education: National Academy of Design, New York, and Académie Julian, Paris. Mooney Traveling Scholarship, National Academy of Design, 1911.

Painter; Etcher; Instructor in Etching, National Academy of Design, 1919—, and Educational Alliance, New York, 1916—. Elected Associate National Academician, 1926.

Etchings and paintings in permanent collections of the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh; Art Institute, Chicago; Art Museum, Boston; Public Library, New York; Art Institute, Detroit, and in many important private collections. Awards: First prize, Chicago Society of Etchers, 1914; Bronze Medal, San Francisco Exposition, 1915; Logan Prize, Society of Etchers, Chicago, 1918; Hallgarten Prize, National Academy of Design, 1921; Shaw Etching Prize, Salmagundi Club, New York, 1923; Bronze Medal, International Print Makers’ Exhibition, Los Angeles, 1923; Second Lewis Prize, Water Color Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy, 1924; Maynard Portrait Pr4ize, National Academy of Design, 1925; Isador Prize, Salmagundi Black and White Exhibition, New York, 1925; Jewish Centre Exhibition Prize, Detroit, 1926; First Lewis Prize, Water Color Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy, 1927.


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