Kevin Jerome Everson (United States)

Kevin Jerome Everson (b.1965) was born and raised in Mansfield, Ohio. He has a MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the University of Akron. He is currently an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Everson has received fellowships from the Guggenheim, NEA, NEH, Ohio Arts Council and the Virginia Museum, an American Academy Rome Prize, grants from Creative Capital and the Mid-Atlantic, residencies at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Yaddo and MacDowell Colony, and numerous university fellowships.

Everson’s films have screened at numerous international film festivals including the Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah; International Film Festival Rotterdam, The Netherlands; AFI Film Festival, Los Angeles, California; Ann Arbor Film Festival, Ann Arbor, Michigan (Peter Wilde Award for Technical Innovation, Eleven Eighty Two), Athens International Film Festival, Ohio (Experimental Film Award Second Shift), Black Maria Film Festival, Newark, New Jersey (Juror Prize, Best Film for Aquarius, Pictures From Dorothy and Chemistry and Directors Choice Award for 72); Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, Illinois; Cinematexas, Austin, Texas (Texas Directors Choice Award for From Pompei to Xenia); CineVegas, Las Vegas, Nevada; Courtisane Film, Video and New Media Festival, Ghent, Belgium; CPX:DOC, Copenhagen, Denmark; Curta Cinema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Entrevues Festival du Film, Belfort, France; European Media Arts Festival, Osnabruck, Germany; Festival du Nouveau Cinema, Montreal, Quebec; FID Marseille, Marseille, France; Filmfest München, Munich, Germany; Flex Film Festival, Gainesville, Florida; Huesca International Film Festival, Huesca, Spain; Images Festival, Toronto, Ontario (Best International Film Erie); IndieLisboa, Lisbon, Portugal; International Short Film Festival Oberhausen, Germany; Media City Film Festival, Windsor, Ontario; Migrating Forms, New York City (Best Long Form Work, Erie); Milano Film Festival, Milan, Italy; Mostra Internazionale Del Nuovo Cinema, Pesaro, Italy; New York Underground Film Festival, NYC (Best Documentary Film, Spicebush, and Jury Prize, Aquarius); PDX Film Festival, Portland, Oregon; Punto de Vista, Pamplona Spain; Recontres International, Berlin, Madrid, Paris; San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco, California; Shorts International, New York; South by Southwest Film Festival, Austin, Texas (Best Experimental Short Film Thermostat); Virginia Film Festival, Charlottesville, Virginia and Wavelengths, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Ontario.

Filmography

  • Pictures from Dorothy
    2004
  • Spicebush
    2005
  • Cinnamon
    2006
  • Emergency Needs
    2007
  • The Golden Age of Fish
    2008
  • Telethon
    2009
  • Cinemad: Almanac 2009 Curated by Mike Plante
    2009
  • Erie
    2010
  • Quality Control
    2011
  • Rita Larson's Boy
    2011
  • Chicken
    2011
  • Early Riser
    2011
  • Chevelle
    2011
  • Ten Five in the Grass
    2012
  • Century
    2012
  • Rhinoceros
    2012
  • The Island of St. Matthews
    2013
  • Stone
    2013
  • Fe26
    2014
  • Sugarcoated Arsenic
    2014
  • Sound That
    2014
  • Park Lanes
    2015
  • Three Quarters
    2015
  • Grand Finale
    2015
  • It Seems to Hang On
    2015
  • Ears, Nose and Throat
    2016
  • We Demand
    2016
  • Auditioning for Nathaniel
    2016
  • Eason
    2016
  • Tonsler Park
    2017
  • Improvement Association
    2017
  • Brown and Clear
    2017
  • IFO
    2017
  • How Can I Ever Be Late
    2017

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