“Palazzi,” Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada

"Opera," Rick Wester Fine Art, New York, NY 


“Palazzi,” Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada

“Opera,” Galería Patricia Acal (PHotoEspaña 2013), Madrid, Spain


“Bjoerling’s Larynx,” Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Canada

“Interiors,” Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada

“Portraits of Theatres,” Open Arts Festival “Chereshnevy Les,” Petrovsky Passage, Moscow, Russia


"Opera Houses," Weitman Gallery, St. Louis, MO

"Opera Houses," Bau-Xi Photo, Toronto, Canada


"Opera," Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR

"Opera Houses," Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA




The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (Rick Wester Fine Art), New York, NY


"Breaking Ground," Andrews Gallery, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, VA


“The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley,” Boston Architectural College, Boston, MA

Toronto International Art Fair (Bau-Xi Photo), Toronto, Canada

“Senza Pericolo! Costruzioni e Sicurezza,” Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy


Toronto International Art Fair (Bau-Xi Photo), Toronto, Canada 

ArtHamptons (Jackson Fine Art), Bridgehampton, NY 


Toronto International Art Fair (Bau-Xi Photo), Toronto, Canada 

“The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2,” Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY 


Art Miami (Arthur Roger Gallery), Miami, FL

Toronto International Art Fair (Bau-Xi Photo), Toronto, Canada

"IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW," The Julius Shulman Institute, Burbank, CA

"Red," The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO

"EXPOSED: Critical Mass 2009," Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA


Paris Photo (Bonni Benrubi Gallery), Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France

“Live from New York...,” Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY

The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (Bonni Benrubi Gallery), New York, NY


“The Brooklynites,” powerHouse Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO 2001



Art With Heart Auction, A Fundraiser for Casey House, Toronto, Canada 2013

Kriti Gallery Artist Residency, Varanasi, India 2013

American Photography 28 2012

Director's Selection for "Red," The Center for Fine Art Photography 2010

Critical Mass Top 50 Finalists by Photolucida 2009

Graphis Gold Photography Annual 2009

Critical Mass Top 50 Finalists by Photolucida 2008

American Photography 24 2008

Photo District News Top 30 Emerging Photographers 2007

Missouri College Media Association Photography Award 2000



The private collection of Sir Elton JOhn

The Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland Clinic

Corporate and Private Collections


 Opera. Photographs by David Leventi, Foreword by Plácido Domingo, Texts by Marvin Heiferman and

Thomas Mellins. Damiani, 2015.



 TIME, Vol. 185, No. 17 (May 11, 2015): “The Culture: Pop Chart”

 The Wall Street Journal (May 7, 2015): “‘Opera’: A Photographer Documents from Center Stage,” Lucy


 PDN Photo of the Day (May 7, 2015): “Setting the Stage: David Leventi’s ‘Opera’”

 El País (May 6, 2015): “Grandes Templos De La Ópera Al Desnudo,” Toni Garcia.

 Elle Decor (May 2015): “What’s Next: Curtain Call,” Peter Terzian.

 Departures (May 2015): “In the House,” J.S.

 Colossal (April 28, 2015): “Large Format Photographs Capture Ornate Opera Houses From Around The

World,” Kate Sierzputowski.

 TIME Lightbox (April 24, 2015): “See the World’s Most Impressive Opera Houses,” Myles Little.

 Observer (April 16, 2015): “Five Artists to Buy at the 2015 AIPAD Photography Show,” Alanna Martinez.

 Architectural Digest (April 2015): “Discoveries: Stagestruck,” Julie Coe.

Slate (June 24, 2013): "The Stunning Grandeur of the World’s Great Opera Houses"

THE OPÉRA Volume II (May 2013): “On Stage With David Leventi” 

 American Photography 28 (November 2012): “Photo Annual 28 2012”

 Photo District News (June 2012): “PDN’s Photo Annual 2012”

 ESPN The Magazine (November 14, 2011): “Grand Stands,” LaRue Cook.

 FT Weekend Magazine (October 22/23, 2011): “A Night At The Opera: Something Completely Magical”

 BlackFlash Magazine, Vol. 28.3 (Summer 2011): “Bjoerling’s Larynx”

 The New York Times Magazine (March 20, 2011): “SHOOT: The T.W.A. Terminal, Reborn,” Tony Gervino.

 China Life Magazine, No. 64 (March 2011): “Truth: Opera Houses”

 Toronto Life (February 7, 2011): “The One Thing You Should See This Week: A Ravishing Look Inside The

World’s Greatest Performance Halls”

 The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2, Humble Arts Foundation, New York, 2011

 Cartier Art, No. 26 (December 2010): "The Luxury Of Grand Theater," Mario Pasi.

 Plaisirs De Vivre, Vol. 21, No. 6 (December 2010): "Le Portraitiste Des Tensions,” Michel Crépault.

 Ling (October 2010): "Viaje Al Corazón De La Ópera: Journey To The Heart Of Opera," Marcus Hurst.

 Prison Photography (August 12, 2010): "David Leventi’s Prison Houses and Opera Houses," Pete Brook.

 Lost At E Minor (August 11, 2010): "Opera Houses by David Leventi," Alison Zavos.

 NPR (August 10, 2010): "Photos Of A Family Dream: Opera Houses Around The World," Claire O’Neill.

 Fraction Magazine, Issue 16 (July 2010): "Romania Revisited," David Bram.

 Condé Nast Traveler (February 2010): "A Little Night Magic," Manuela Hoelterhoff.

 Gallery Crawl (June 30, 2009): "Hot Fun in the Summertime" and "Live from New York..." at Bonni

Benrubi Gallery

 Graphis (January 2009): “Photography Annual 2009”

 American Photography (November 2008): “Photo Annual 24 2008”

 Culture + Travel, Vol. 2, No. 6 (Fall 2008): "North Stars”

 Communication Arts, Vol. 50, No. 4 (August 2008): “Photography Annual 49”

Culture + Travel, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Winter 2007): “Romanian Holiday”

 Travel and Leisure, Vol. 37, No. 5 (May 2007): "Romanian Rhapsody"

 Photo District News (March 2007): “PDN’s 30 2007,” Terry Sullivan.

 Culture + Travel, Vol. 1, No. 2 (November/December 2006): “Remote Possibilities: Romania”



2001   B.F.A in Photography, School of Art, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO



Rick Wester Fine Art,

Arthur Roger Gallery,

Bau-Xi Photo,

Jackson Fine Art,

Galería Patricia Acal,