Lev T. Mills was born in 1940 in Tallahassee, Florida, and received a Bachelor of Arts from Florida A&M University, a Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a postgraduate certificate from the Slade School of Fine Arts in London, England. He has worked as a professor at Spelman College in Atlanta. His work can be found at the High Museum of Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in Atlanta and in city municipal buildings, including the atrium of the Atlanta City Hall Annex and a MARTA train station. He specializes in printmaking and calls himself a “constructionist” artist.
His print serigraph Prelude is part of Georgia’s State Art Collection.