"I am a Fine Art photographer working with minimal light much as did Michelangelo Merisi, aka Caravaggio. My inspiration is capturing the light in nature."
Born in Italy, Jason Levi came to the United States with his parents at an early age. Jason owned and operated a commercial and portrait photography studio in Barcelona, Spain and Florence, Italy. He was the official portrait photographer for Salvador Dali, the Spanish Royals, the Duke and Duchess of Cadiz, publicity photographer for the late French actor Yves Montand, and other celebrities. In addition, he did the official portraits of several mayors of Barcelona, Spain. In 2018 he completed a portrait of Georgia Lord, mayor of Goodyear, Arizona.
Levi has exhibited solo at the Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio in the museum’s first solo photography exhibit, and awarded the city’s Glass Cup by Mayor Kessler. On July 13, 2015 Jason exhibited at the Louvre Museum as part of the Exposure Awards exhibition. He won First Place at First International Art Show at the Red Room Gallery in Las Vegas in 2015. Locally, Jason Levi’s has exhibited and continues to exhibit on a regular basis at El Pedregal Art Gallery, West Valley HQ Gallery, Hollande Art Gallery, and Wham Art Center, the West Valley Art Museum, Peoria, AZ, at the Sala Miro Art Gallery in Barcelona, Spain. In 2019, his work has been shown at the Museum of the Mountain Man in Pinedale, Wyoming, and sold to raise money for the museum’s annual fundraiser, and in January 2020 at the New City Studio Art Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona.
Jason Levi’s photography has been included in Photographer’s Forum Magazine’s coffee table books “Best of Photography 2015,” “Best of Photography 2016,” “Best of Photography 2017,” Best of Photography 2018, and in Exposure’s, “Nature Collection.” His portrait of Salvador Dali won the 2018 Judges Choice Award in the Portrait/Photography Competition of Contemporary Art Gallery.
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