NAC Chat

5 - Visual Art - Matthew ‘Levee’ Chavez AKA The Subway Therapist

October 16, 2018

Charlotte Kent sits down with Matthew 'Levee' Chavez AKA The Subway Therapist to discuss art, activism, and what he is doing to make a big impact on his community through his art. Matthew “Levee” Chavez is the creator of Subway Therapy, an ongoing immersive project in the subway stations of New York City that received the 2017 Brendan Gill Prize and earned Chavez the Demos Transforming America Award. A believer in the therapeutic power of communication, Chavez has worked in the field of education in a variety of different roles, including at a magnet school for students with autism. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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