Rosemary Feit Covey
* participating in Hear Her Song initiative
Rosemary Feit Covey was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her work is housed in over forty major museum and library collections worldwide, including Yale University art collection, 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. Most recently she was an exhibiting artist at CultureSummit 2017 Abu Dhabi. In June she had her fifth solo exhibition, called The Planet is a Delicate Thing, at Morton Fine Art, in Washington, DC. Her collaborative projects have included working with musicians, dancers and writers. In the last year the 0 Project was integrated into performances of Jane Franklin Dance and Street Light Circus.