William Leavitt lives and works in Los Angeles. Recent solo exhibitions include Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Genève, (2017); Greene Naftali, New York (2016); Institute of the History and Theory of Architecture, ETH, Zurich (2014); Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles (2012); Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2011); Jancar Jones Gallery, San Francisco (2010); and LAXART, Los Angeles (2009).

 

His work is in the collections of
 Boijmans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam; Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles;
 Los Angeles County Museum of Art; 
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles;
 The Museum of Modern Art, New York; 
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA; and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.