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Neverne Covington
727 235-4616
neverne@nevernecovington.com


Education
BFA, Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, FL
City & Guilds, London, England
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Awards & Residencies
2008
Residency at the Hambidge Center for the Arts and Sciences, Georgia
Artist Enhancement Grant, Division of Cultural Affairs, State of Florida

2006/2007
Artist’s Retreat Recipient, Division of Cultural Affairs, State of Florida

2005
Artist Enhancement Grant, Division of Cultural Affairs, State of Florida
Artist Resource Grant, Pinellas County Arts Council, Pinellas County, FL

1990
Honorable Mention, Individual Artist Fellowship, Division of Cultural Affairs, State of Florida

1989
Individual Visual Artist Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA

1988
Individual Visual Artist Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA

Selected List of Exhibitions
2011
MIMB, Monumental Ideas in Small Books,
1st addition: Southern Graphics Council Archives (traveling the US)
2nd edition, Washington University St. Louis. Permanent Collection,
4th edition, University of Akron, (traveling Internationally)

2010
Art 210, curated by Megan Voeller, Studio@620, St. Petersburg, FL
Commissioned 20 ft mural for All Children’s Hospital Public Art Program
The Container Show, Dunedin Fine Art & Cultural Center
Art 2010, The Studio at 620, Saint Petersburg, FL

2009
Works on Paper, curated by Amanda Cooper, Studio@620, St. Petersburg, FL
Works on Paper 2009, The Studio at 620, St. Petersburg, Fl
Scissors/ Pop Up, Florida Craftsman Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
Take Out, Brevard Museum of Art, Melbourne, FL

2008
Intaglios and Drawings, The Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
The Wild & the Tame, solo exhibition, C. Emerson Fine Arts, Saint Petersburg, FL

2007
46th Annual Founder’s Show, Von Liebig Center for the Performing Arts, Naples, FL

2006
Unrestricted, Invitational, Florida Craftsman Gallery, Saint Petersburg, FL

2005
International Print & Drawing Competition, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Neverne Covington, Recent Prints and Drawings, Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, FL
International Print & Drawing Competition, University of Miami, Miami, FL
Outside it was Hot, the Studio at 620, Saint Petersburg, FL

2004
40 Years and Counting, Eckerd College Alumni Exhibit, The Art Center, Saint Petersburg, FL
Garden of Dreams, Neverne Covington & Rachel Simmons, The Art Center, Saint Petersburg, FL

2002
Gimme’ Shelter, Florida Craftsman's Gallery, Saint Petersburg, FL
Cuban Sandwich Show, Still & Moving Gallery, Tampa, FL

2001
Annual Spring Show, The Arts Center, Saint Petersburg, FL

1999
Undercurrents/ Overview, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Art & Architecture, The Garden, Saint Petersburg, FL

1994
Invitational, The Art Center, Saint Petersburg, FL
Eckerd College Drawing Invitational, Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg, FL

1993
Southeastern United States Juried Exhibition, Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL
Sacred Spaces-Women and the Land, Thomas Center Gallery, Gainesville, FL
Ringling Faculty Show, Selby Gallery, Sarasota, FL

1992
One Person Show, Performing Arts Center Gallery-Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
Women’s Caucus for Art, 20th Anniversary Exhibit, Miami/Dade Public Library, Miami, FL
Collaborations, Aids/Artreach, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Ringling Faculty Show, Selby Gallery, Sarasota, FL
State Juried Competition, Lee County Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL
Ringling Faculty Show, Selby Gallery, Sarasota, FL

1991
Drawing in Florida, Florida Center for the Arts, Saint Petersburg, FL
Aids/Artreach, South Florida Art Center, Miami, FL
One Person Show, Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Bellair, FL

Public Commissions
All Children’s Hospital, Saint Petersburg, FL

Selected Bibliography
The Tampa Review, Featured Artist 2009

Faculty Positions
2009-2010
Morean Art Center, adjunct faculty

1992-1994
Ringling School of Art and Design, Drawing and Painting instructor, adjunct faculty, Sarasota FL

1985-1989
Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL, adjunct faculty design instructor

1990- 1993
International Academy of Merchandising & Design, Tampa, FL

Illustrated Books
Courage in the Dark, illustrated book published by Random House Publishing, NY
The Tampa Review, featured artist, 2010 published by the University of Tampa Press, Tampa, FL
Soulmates, an Illustrated Guide to the Joys of Black Sex, published by Penguin Putnamn Publishing, NY, NY
A Treasury of Children's Prayers, illustrated book published by Zondervan Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI
A Treasury of Bible Promises, published by Zondervan Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI
Real Stew, an illustrated book published by The Harvard Commons Press, Boston, MA
Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow cooker, published by the Harvard Commons Press, Boston, MA