Neverne Covington’s drawings, prints, paintings and sculpture explore childhood, language, landscape, memory, and the Gothic south. Her work has been exhibited at the Tampa Museum of Art, the Brevard museum of Art, the State Capital and various venues throughout Florida and at the Museum of the South in Alabama. She is the recipient of three artist enhancement grants from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and an artist resource grant from the Pinellas County Arts Council.
Covington was born in Laurelton, New York, grew up in Florida, and attended City & Guilds College in London England. During this time she also lived in the William Morris House in London, England. She graduated from Eckerd College in Saint Petersburg, Florida.
She has illustrated books for: Random House Publishing, Penguin Putnam Publishing, The Harvard Commons Press and Zondervan Publishing. Her paintings have appeared on book covers published by Simon & Schuster, Avon books, Houghton Mifflin and many other publishers. She has art in both public and private collections.
She has been an adjunct faculty at Ringling College of Art & Design, Eckerd College and the International Academy of Merchandising and Design.
She has maintained her downtown studio in Saint Petersburg, FL, for over twenty five years.