About

Thomas Leveritt is a half-American, half-British artist who lives in Brooklyn, NY. 

SOLO SHOWS: Chelsea Arts Club, 2011; Sara Stewart Fine Arts, 2009; Fine Art Commissions Ltd, 2005

GROUP SHOWS: The BP Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery (1999, 2000, 2001), the New English Art Club, The Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours, Christie's, The Courtauld Institute.

AWARDS: Carroll Medal for Portraiture 1999; Proxime Accessit at the BP / National Portrait Gallery 2000, 2001

SOME WRITING: The Pale Cast of Thought, on ayahusca (Harper's Magazine); Selenium Valley, a short story about the nineteenth-centuty Swedish chemist J.J. Berzelius (The Line); The Exchange-rate between lust and money, a prostitute strike in Amsterdam (n+1); Johnny Two Times, a review of a terrible, awful Jonathan Lethem book that the Daily Beast spiked; Menarche in the USA, review of an Ashley Cardiff memoir (The Daily Beast); Burn Before Reading, Nabokov's The Original Of Laura (The Independent); The Dude Abides, Pynchon's Inherent Vice (The Independent); The Exchange-rate between love and money, a 2008 novel which won a Somerset Maugham Award and Betty Trask first novel award, described as a 'verbally dazzling' (Guardian), 'love story, tone poem, and seething meditation on history and politics... by turns exuberant, furious, bawdy, and mournful' (New Yorker), with a 'frankly awful jacket' (Daily Mail). Also: Telegraph, TLS, NYT, Indy, New Statesman.

SOME PRESS: Guardian, SpiegelSimon & Schuster, The Big Issue, io9SlateABCRTL3AM Magazine, Trainwreck'dNY Daily NewsFast CoDesignboomFinancial TimesBBC.

GET IN TOUCH IF YOU LIKE: tmj at leveritt.com.