Yehudis Levitin
Midtown, Miami, Fl. 305-905-6146
2006 Florida International University, Miami, Fl
Bachelor of Fine Art & Art History with Art Education Certification K-12
Concentration in Painting, Drawing, Clay, and Jewelry making
Summa Cum Laude

1975 Fashion Institute of Technology, NYC, NY.
Associate Arts Degree
Concentration in Fashion Illustration & Graphic Design

1972 Allied Beth Rivkah Academies, Brooklyn, NY
Associate of Science with Judaic Instructor K-12 Certification
Concentration in Education, Hebrew language, reading and writing, Judaic History & Customs, Torah Study

  • Mixed Media Art Instructor for Seniors at The Palace in Coral Gables
  • Art Instructor for The Seniors in the Memory Clinic at The Jewish Health Systems Miami
  • Art Instructor for Miami Beach Jewish Community Center (MBJCC) after school program ages 4-11
  • Ran the Art Program for the Summer & Winter Camps at MBJCC
  • Multiple art commissions for The Palace Coral Gables Shows
2007 - 2016
Art Teacher, Miami Dade Public School, Miami, FL
• Implemented grade appropriate art education in theory and practice.
• Entered students art in district art shows, fairs,& contests.
• Taught art to students Grades 2-8
• Maintained records
• Communicated with administration, students and parents
• Language Arts Teacher to adults at Lindsey Hopkins Adult      Technological Center

Private Art Instructor, Studio 1211, Miami, Fl.
• Art Portfolio Development for Middle School students.
• Adult Art Classes at Grove Isle Resort, Miami, Fl.

Printmaking Studio Artist, Fulwood Press, Wynwood, Fl, Master Printer, Louis Dow
• Etching, Intaglio, Hard Ground, Soft Ground, Collagraphs

 Art Specialist
The Bridge Shelter for Youth/Family Services, Miami, Fl.
 Art programs for troubled Teens
 Michael-Ann Russell JCC, Aventura, FL
 Created curriculum for the Picasso Art Day Camp program
 Implemented and taught art to children ages 4-9
 Presented art exhibitions of campers 
Education Coordinator, Jewish Museum of Florida, MB, FL
 Trained docents
 Responsible for professional development for educators 
 Canvassed schools in the area for museum field trips
 Coordinated programs for children
 Conducted museum tour

Art and Judaic Instructor, Temple Israel of Greater, Miami, FL, Instructed adults and children, drawing, painting, and clay sculpture
 Taught Judaic subjects to children ages 6 – 13
 Miami Art League Adult Students- Figure Drawing, clay sculpture
 The Hollywood Arts & Cultural Center, Hollywood, Fl. Art teacher for after school program, ages 4-13
 F.I.U. ADULT Program, taught painting, drawing and clay sculpting
 Founder of Artplay – A fun and creative way to teach art to adults
Graphic Designer & Illustrator, J.Y’S Personalized Products Inc., Miami Beach, FL
 Work directly with clients to create and present creative concepts for projects
 Designed corporate logos, banners and promotional advertising specialties campaigns

 Judaic Preschool Teacher, Yeshiva College, Melbourne  Australia
 Responsible for teaching reading and writing in Hebrew
 Teaching Jewish Prayers, Holidays, Customs, and Torah stories.

2014 Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Fl. Group Show
2013 Broward Art Guild, Juried Group Show
2011 Print Exhibit Studio Artists/Fulwood Press
Artist’s Books, Bakehouse Art Complex
M.A.C.- Miami Art Charter School- Guest Artist
Art Basel exhibition at BAC
Dade Art Educators Assoc.-Group show at the University Art Institute
Bakehouse Art Complex-Wynwood-Miami, Florida
FORM & FIGURE, a Joint show with South Florida Art Center and BAC one of the few chosen artists invited to participate.
MDC Kendal Campus Gallery-Group show featured precious metals & Jewelry Art.
Bakehouse Art Complex Outdoor Ceramic Bas Relief
The Frost Museum, F.I.U., Miami, Fl
The Frost Museum at F.I.U. Miami, Fl.-Juried group show-Juror-Robert Chambers- Sculptor.
Art Miami 2004- Featured artist at B.A.C. the Miami Beach Convention Center
B.A.C. Women in Art- Best in Show-Juror- Virginia Miller-prominent gallery owner in Miami, Fl.
Women In Art-Featured Artist-Juror-Helen Kohen, former art critic for the Miami Herald.
17th Annual Anniversary Show at B.A.C. Juror-Peter Boswell, Curator at the Miami Art Museum.
SUNPOST-Miami Beach Entertainment Newspaper Front Page featured artist
Breakfast at the B.A.C.-Group show. Juror-Candice Russell, Art Critic for City Link-Ft Lauderdale local paper.

Mayor's Office of Miami Dade County Drawing, mixed media of my personal reactions to 9/11
Bakehouse Art Complex, Juried Winter Show/Juror Carol Damien-- Chair of F.I.U. Art Dept.
F.I.U. School of Music & Dora Teitelbaum Center North Campus,
Creative Defiance and the Holocaust
Yiddish Cultural Center. “Sacred In The Flesh”, Miami, Florida, at Temple Emanuel, Miami Beach
Miami Art League, Miami, Fl “Figuratively Speaking”
The Green Door Gallery, “Figurative Works On Paper”, Miami, Florida
Bakehouse Art Complex, “Art for Transformation”, Miami, Florida
Feature story in Miami NewTimes weekly paper, “In The Unorthodox Style” by Judy Cantor
Bakehouse Art Complex- Curated by Jean Pasteur Greer, Director of Art in Public Places
Bean Backus Art Gallery, Fort Pierce, Fl.,
Fred Snitzer, juror @The Bakehouse, Miami, Fl.
Miami Jewish Home For The Aged, Miami, Fl., Solo Show
Jewish Community Center Art Gallery, Boca, Fl. “Three Jewish Artists”
Fort Lauderdale Art Museum, “The Hort”, Ft. Laud., Fl. Juried by the curator of the San Francisco Art Museum, Ca.
1988 – 1992
Bakehouse Art Complex Gallery, Miami, Fl.
The Women’s Caucus for the Arts, Miami, Fl.
Fort Lauderdale Art Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl., Juror, Mr. Leiberman, curator of The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, NYC.-The Hort
Hollywood Arts & Culture Center, Hollywood, Fl. Juror, Judy Chicago.
Solo Show, 821: “Figuratively Speaking”, Miami Beach, and Fl.
Solo Show, Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, Fl.
Curator, Carol Damian, F.I.U. Chair of the Art & History

Guest Lecturer, Temple Israel, Miami, Fl.
Jewish Religious Symbols and Artifacts of Antiquity
Guest Lecturer, Kovens Center at Florida International University for Limmud Miami
Topic: Mikvah Mandalas, symbols representing spiritual perspective.

2015 Guest Lecturer, Kovens Center at Florida International University for Limmud Miami
Topic: Jewish Art/What Makes Art Jewish

Community Involvement
•Co-Inventor of Artplay a way of teaching art to adults in a more playful way to help ignite the imagination and create
a safe environment for personal imagery to flourish. 1997-present
•Artist Representative at The Bakehouse Art Complex, a non for profit organization in Wynwood section of Miami, FL
•Board Member, Center for Jungian Studies of South Florida Inc., a non-profit educational association that serves the
community by fostering the study of the psychology of Carl G. Jung
Experienced artist and certified art teacher with many years in the advertising graphics industry. Able to foster knowledge,
understanding, and creativity coming with an abundance of life experience. Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator as well as PC based software, CorelDraw, QuickBooks Pro, Power Point, Word Processing and Excel.