About the Instructor
Nava Levenson is a non-binary farmer, builder, organizer and collaborator based in Richmond, VA. Rooted in ritual and collection, their practice investigates domesticity, objecthood and relationship to land. You can catch them building chicken coops, building woods altars, digging in the dirt, trading veggies, teaching small people to use big tools, and organizing for food justice projects around Richmond's east end. Nava has been a resident at Elsewhere Museum (Greensboro, NC) and Torpedo Factory Art Center (Alexandria, VA). They are the recipient of a CVPA Research Grant and the 2017 David Diller Outstanding Student in Studio Art Award at James Madison University where they received her BFA in Sculpture.