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Dani Leventhal

Dani Leventhal creates drawings and videos that unearth a curious beauty in the minutiae of everyday life. In 2003 she received an MFA in sculpture from the University of Illinois at Chicago and in 2009 an MFA in film/video from Bard College.  She has screened her work at The Rotterdam International Film Festival, The Gene Siskel Film Center, PS1, MoMA, Cine Cycle, Ann Arbor and Anthology Film Archives. Leventhal has been the recipient of the Wexner Center Film/Video Residency, the Milton Avery Fine Arts Award, the Astraea Visual Arts Grant and the Post MFA Fellowship at The Ohio State University. Her work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The University of Illinois at Chicago and Yale University. She grew up in Geneseo, New York, and lives and works in Brooklyn.