Cara Levine is an artist based in Los Angeles. Using sculpture, video, and socially engaged practices, she explores the intersections of the physical, metaphysical, traumatic, and illusionary. She is the founder of This Is Not A Gun, a multidisciplinary project aiming to create awareness and activism through collective creative action. Her work was recently presented in a solo exhibition, Cara Levine: To Survive I Need You To Survive, at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco (2023), and shown in the MOCA Geffen Warehouse (Los Angeles, California, 2020), Creative Time (New York, 2019), The Anchorage Museum (2019), Tenderloin Museum (San Francisco, California, 2017), Center for Contemporary Art (Tel Aviv, Israel), Wattis Institute For Contemporary Art (San Francisco, California, 2012), and Kyoto Seika (2006). Levine has participated in residency programs including Santa Fe Art Institute (2017), The Arctic Circle (2017), Sedona Arts Colony (2016), and SIM Residency (Reykjavík, Iceland, 2015). Levine is an associate adjunct professor at Otis College of Art and Design.