Rosemary Covey

Rosemary Feit Covey was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her work is housed in over forty major museum and library collections worldwide, including the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the New York Public Library Print Collection, the National Museum of American History, Harvard University, and the Papyrus Institute in Cairo, Egypt. In 2012 five-hundred of her prints were acquired for the permanent collection of Georgetown University Library, Special Collections. She is the recipient of a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship (Bellagio Italy), an Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation National Fine Art Award and a fellowship to Georgetown University Medical Center as the 2007-2008 Artist-in-Residence.  Her solo museum exhibitions include the Butler Museum of American Art, the Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts and the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago. In 2014 a retrospective of her prints, paintings and installation work was held at Johns Hopkins University’s Evergreen Museum.  Articles on her work have been featured in magazines including Art in America, Juxtapoz and American Artist Magazine. Ms. Covey has taught workshops worldwide, including university's in China, the National Museum of Women in the Arts, The Art League School, Interlochen Arts Academy, Virginia Tech and many others. She is a two time past president of the city appointed board of the Torpedo Factory Art Center and is the co-founder of Morrison House Presents a lecture series now in it's fourth year supported by the Kimpton Group Hotels.