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Crossing the Line: The Art of Rosemary Feit Covey
March 9 – June 29, 2014

Rosemary Feit Covey’s hauntingly beautiful portraits, still lifes, and landscapes uniquely rival the poet’s pen. With a concentration on wood engraving, her celebrated precision entices the viewer, encouraging them to study the minutest of details while engaging in the broader situations, struggles, and pains owned by others. This installation of Covey’s work examines her full career and includes a series of columns commissioned specifically for display at Evergreen.

Rosemary Feit Covey was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and she studied at Cornell University and the Maryland Institute College of Art. She currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia, and has a studio at the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Her works are in the permanent collections of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the National Museum of American History, the New York Public Library, Harvard University, and the Papyrus Institute in Cairo, Egypt.

Crossing the Line: The Art of Rosemary Feit Covey will appear in the museum's North Wing Gallery, with additional installations in the Main House. This exhibition originally was scheduled to close May 25, 2014. It has been extended through June 29, 2014.

"Hiding the Bullet" by Rosemary Feit Covey, Bourgeon, November 2013

Visitor Information

On view 11am–4pm Tuesday–Friday, noon–4pm Saturday–Sunday (last tour departs at 3pm) / Included with guided museum tour admission, or $3 exhibition only.

Opening Reception

March 9, 2–4pm

FREE admission / Reservations requested: 410.516.0341 or email


Crossing the Line: The Art of Rosemary Feit Covey is curated by James Archer Abbott, Director and Curator of Evergreen Museum & Library.


The exhibition is accompanied by an illustrated catalogue of the same title, that includes an essay by Claudia Bismark. The catalogue is available for sale in the Evergreen Museum & Library gift shop.


The exhibition is supported by the Evergreen House Foundation, the Maryland State Arts Council, and other generous donors. The catalogue is made possible by Doris W. Tippens.