Kevin Jerome Everson
Kevin Jerome Everson (b.1965, Mansfield, Ohio). MFA Ohio University; BFA University of Akron. Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Everson was awarded the 2020 Berlin Prize, the 2019 Heinz Award in Art and Humanities, and the 2012 Alpert Award for Film/Video. Everson’s art practice covers sculpture, street photography, and his award-winning films, including 11 features and over 180 short-form works, have exhibited internationally. His films have been the subject of mid-career retrospectives at Cinematek Brussels/Courtisane, Cinema du réel, Glasgow Short Film Festival, Harvard Film Archive, Tate Modern, Modern and Contemporary Art Museum (Seoul), Visions du Reel, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY and Centre Pompidou and featured at the 2008, 2012 and 2017 Whitney Biennial, the 2013 Sharjah Biennial and the 2018 Carnegie International.
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