Neverne Covington’s drawings, prints, paintings and sculpture explore childhood, language, landscape, memory, and the American south where she grew up. Her work has been exhibited at the Florida Museum for Women Artists, 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.
John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital commissioned her to create a twenty foot mural for their lobby in St. Petersburg, FL.
She is the recipient of three artist enhancement grants from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, another from Creative Pinellas professional arts development grant and from St Pete Art Alliance. In addition, she has held art residencies both in the US and France.
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 been an adjunct faculty at Ringling College of Art & Design, Eckerd College and the International Academy of Merchandising and Design and currently teaches at the Morean Art Center.
She has art in both public and private collections.