Julie Covington Artist Resume
2001 - BA Ceramics, UNC-Asheville
2000 - Cortona, Italy, UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art, semester abroad
Workshop experience includes Sumio Seo, Melisa Cadell, Martina Lantin, Becca Floyd, Benjamin Carter and John Britt
2012 - Clingman Cafe, Asheville NC, "New Work by Julie Covington and Nancy Darrell"
2012 - Lark and Key, Charlotte, NC, "New Work: Julie Covington and Angie Renfro"
2012 - Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC, "C.U.P.S: Ceramic, Utilitarian and of a Personal Scale"
2011 - Clingman Cafe, River Arts District, Asheville, NC, "Winter Cup Show", curator and participant
2011 - Clingman Cafe, Asheville, NC - Clingman Cafe, River Arts District, Asheville, NC, "New Work: Julie Covington and Annie Fain Liden"
2011 - Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC, "Containment II: The Inside Story"
2010 - Clingman Cafe, River Arts District, Asheville, NC, "Eat Clay Love: New Work from Four River District Clay Artists"
2010 - Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC, "Containment: A Group Exhibition of Ceramic Boxes"
2010 - Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, "Art of the Cup: Functional Comfort"
2009 - Clingman Cafe, River Arts District, Asheville, NC, "New Spring Work", neighborhood clay , artist exhibition
2009 - Crimson Laurel Gallery, Bakersville, NC, "Connecting and Sharing: Original Regional Pottery, Made for Entertaining"
2002 - Green Hill Center, Greensboro, NC "Collaborations"
2001 - Red E Gallery, Asheville, NC "Reunion", UNC-Asheville graduating solo exhibition
Studio & Work Experience:
2007-present - River Arts District, Asheville, NC, studio potter
2003-04 - Cone 10 Studio, Austin, TX - studio assistant, fired gas kiln for group studio
2001-02 - Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts, Asheville, NC, studio assistant
2000-01 - Asheville Area Arts Council, Administrative Assistant
2000 - UGA Ceramics studio, Cortona, Italy, studio assistant
1997-00 - Throwing Clay Pottery, Asheville, NC - made pots, helped with glazing and firing, assisted customers
1996-01 - Ceramics department, UNC-Asheville, student
1993-96 - YMCA Camp Greenville, Cleveland, SC, pottery instructor
1993-96 - Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, student
Honors & Awards:
2011 - Bakersville Creek Walk, Bakersville, NC, Best in Show
2009 - Bakersville Creek Walk, Bakersville, NC, Honorable Mention
2006-08 - Odyssey Center for Ceramic Arts, received scholarships for three classes during this time
2000 - UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy, work-study , scholarship
1999 - Annual Student Juried Exhibition, UNC-Asheville, 3rd place
2007 - "Principles of Permaculture Design", Patricia Allison, nine month certification course
2006-09 - Intern and resident, Dancing Springs Farm, Barnardsville, NC
2006 - "Build Here Now" Natural building conference, Lama Foundation, San Cristobal, New , Mexico, instructor and guest lecturer
2005-06 - Taught workshops and worked professionally with earthen paints and plasters in , Asheville, NC
2004 - "Build Here Now" Natural building conference, Lama Foundation, San Cristobal, New , Mexico, instructor
2004 - Natural Building Internship, Lama Foundation, San Cristobal, New Mexico, instructor
2003-04 - Assisted in several earthen and conventional construction projects in the, Southwestern United States
2003 - Natural Building Internship, Lama Foundation, San Cristobal, New Mexico, intern
2002-03 - Participated in several adobe and thatch projects in Northern Thailand with Kleiwerks, International, ranging from small houses to community centers, mostly in small villages
2003 - Montessori-inspired art and english camp, Chang Rai, Thailand, instructor
2002 - Kleiwerks International, adobe building workshop, Fairview, NC, student