Neil Lavey

category: Visual, Visual-Illustration,

Contact & Info


Phone: (914) 320 -0777


Artist Statement

I was born in New York City in 1958, and grew up in Dobbs Ferry N.Y. I graduated Cooper Union 1981, I worked in advertising for 12 years before returning to fine art. My mediums include drawing, painting, sculpture, photography and Photoshop. I have had some wonderful teachers and mentors over the years; including Arle Sklar-Weinstein, Hans Haake, Stephen Rogers Peck, Robert Beverly Hale and D.C comic book artist Irv Novick who was a friend and neighbor.   My work has  been seen in The Leslie Lohman Gallery and The Sacred Body Arts Gallery in N.Y.C, as well as the ICON gallery and the Ron Fowler Gallery of Provincetown M.A. I have also had my work exhibited at the The Edward Hopper House in Nyack N.Y. and the The Blue Door Gallery in Yonkers N.Y.   As well as Gallery 66 in Cold Springs N.Y. and The H-Art Gallery in Peekskill N.Y. and the Upstream gallery in Hastings on Hudson N.Y. I currently work out of my studio at 145 Palisade St. in Dobbs Ferry.

Educational Background

Dobbs Ferry High School 

Westchester Art Workshop Classes: drawing/ painting/ sculpture

The Cooper Union

Westchester Community College (Printing class)