Honorable Knight Foundation Champion

Every year, as part of the Knight Arts Challenge announcement, Knight also selects a group of Knight Arts Champions — community leaders in South Florida who have contributed to our region’s rich arts and culture scene. The Champions direct $10,000, provided by Knight, to South Florida artist or arts organization of their choice. Karelle Levy was selected as one of these Champions 

Karelle Levy is a Miami-based fiber artist specializing in tropical knitwear with her company KRELwear. Her large-scale site-specific fiber art installations accompany workshops with a focus on craft, sustainability and zero waste practices. A graduate of RISD and a YoungArts Design national reviewer and master teacher, Karelle has used her decades of experience to teach yarn arts to every age group.

Recipient: Pangea Kali Virga

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