Morton Fine Art Presents Rosemary Feit Covey The Planet is a Delicate Thing

By Editorial Team on June 12, 2017

Fri, 16 June 2017 - Wed, 05 July 2017

Rosemary Feit Covey, Ginkgo, 2017, 48"x72", wood engraving & painting on canvas. Courtesy of Morton Fine Art.
Rosemary Feit Covey, Ginkgo, 2017, 48″x72″, wood engraving & painting on canvas. Courtesy of Morton Fine Art.


Opening Reception: Friday, June 16 from 6pm to 8pm


Artist Talk: Saturday, June 24 at 2pm

About The Planet is a Delicate Thing
In The Planet is a Delicate Thing, internationally renowned artist Rosemary Feit Covey explores the balance between climate, the environment, and human life through large-scale mixed media works. Covey, who uses natural landscape and seascape as inspiration for her work, reminds us how delicate and nuanced life can be. The Planet is a Delicate Thing celebrates Covey, experimental printmaker and artist, who is widely collected internationally and in the DC metropolitan area and has artwork in numerous permanent museum collections around the globe.

About Rosemary Feit Covey
Rosemary Feit Covey was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. In a career spanning four decades she has exhibited internationally and received countless awards. Ms. Covey is the recipient of both a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship and Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation National Fine Art Award. Her work is featured in numerous major museum and library collections, including the former Corcoran Gallery of Art, the New York Public Library Print Collection, the National Museum of American History, Yale University, Johns Hopkins Evergreen Museum, Harvard University, Tweed Museum, 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.Rosemary Feit Covey is represented by Morton Fine Art in Washington, DC. The Planet is a Beautiful Thing is Ms. Covey’s fifth solo exhibition at MFA.

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