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Rosemary Feit Covey, South African artist. Recipient Torpedo Factory Artists award, 1990, 92; National Printmaking grantee Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation, 1992; Rockefeller Foundation fellow, 1998. Member Torpedo Factory Artists Association (president Target Gallery 1993-1994).

Background

Covey, Rosemary Feit was born on July 17, 1954 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Daughter of Edward and Ruth (Morris) Feit.

Education

Student printmaking, Barry Moser, 1968-1972;student, Cornell Univercity, 1972-1974;student, Maryland. Institute College of Art, Baltimore, 1974-1976.

Career

She currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia, and has a studio at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. In 1998 she received a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in Bellagio, Italy.

Achievements

  • In 2004, she was invited to spend two months at the Grand Central in Santa Ana, California as the International Artist in Residence.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One person shows include Jane Haslem Gallery, Washington, 1992, Interlochen (Michigan) Center Arts, 1992, Los Angeles 12th National Print Exhibition, Frederick S. Wright Gallery, University of California at Los Angeles, 1993, Butler Institute American Art, 1997. Group shows include Women Printmakers: 18th Century to Present, National Museum Women Arts, Washington, 1994, Fitchburg (Massachusetts) Art Museum, 1981, Brockton (Massachusetts) Art Museum, 1984. Works in permanent collections at Georgetown University, Washington, Corcoran Museum of Art, The New York Public Library.

      Print Collection, Houghton Library. Harvard University. Commissions include seven cover illustrations, Washington Post/Book World, Washington, 1980-1990, 90th Anniversary Print, International Federation Metalworkers, Zurich, Switzerland, 1983, 17 illustrations World & I Magazine, Washington, 1986-1987, 2 wood-engravings prints General Electric Astro-Space, Princeton, New Jersey, 1991-1992, Hearsay: Strange Tales from the Middle Kingdom.

      Illustrator: Musical Heritage Review, 1978, Berta Broadfoot & Pepin the Short, 1990, Shadows & Goatbones, 1992, Stark Naked on a Cold Irish Morning, 1992, Peking Street Peddlers, 1994.

Membership

Member Torpedo Factory Artists Association (president Target Gallery 1993-1994).

Connections

Daughter of Edward and Ruth (Morris) Feit. M. Adam Wishnow.

father:
Edward Feit

mother:
Ruth (Morris) Feit

spouse:
Adam Wishnow.