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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Carry the Fire, Gallery 221, Tampa, FL

Hound on the Moor, Art and History Museum, Maitland, FL

The Triangles Through the Leaves, Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

2014

Eye on the Hypotenuse, Alternative Exhibition Space, Tampa, FL

Open Windows, Alternative Exhibition Space, Tampa, FL

2012

Day One- A Curated Exhibition in Painting and Sculpture, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2011

In Progress, Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2010

Lunch Money, Alternative Exhibition Space, Tampa, FL

2008

Ebb and Flow, Cornell Gallery, New York, NY

Earthshift, Esty Street Gallery, Ithaca, NY

Residue, Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Color:Coded, The New Art Center, Boston, MA

2016

The Dead Are Not QuietSan Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA

Campsite, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY

Florida Invitational Biennial, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton FL

Emerging Waves, Henao Contemporary Center, Orlando, FL

2015

From Eternity to Here, Gallery 501, Howard Blake School of the Arts, Tampa, FL

The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

Boundary Lines: Crafting Personal Space, Florida CraftArt Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

2014

Ghost in the Machine, Kirk Ke Wang Gallery, Tampa, FL

63rd All-Florida Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

A Different Frame of Mind, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

The Creative Process, East End Arts Gallery, Southampton, NY

National Exhibition, Washington Pavilion, Sioux Falls, SD

The Triumph of Detritus, 1310 Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

One World, Art Center Sarasota, Sarasota, FL

Pithos: A Container Exhibit, Kiley Gardens, Gasparilla Festival of the   Arts, Tampa, FL

LaGrange National Exhibit XXVIII, LaGrange Museum of Art, LaGrange, GA

2013

What is Home? State College of Florida Fine Art Gallery, Bradenton, FL

5X5, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL

Rough and Tumble, The Projects- North Warehouse, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tampa Bay Lightning Juried Exhibition, Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa, FL

We Didn’t Come Here to Make Friends, Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

37th Annual Juried Exhibition, William and Nancy Oliver Gallery, Tampa, FL

2012

Marks of Existence: Artists Contemplate China, Centre Gallery,

Tampa, FL

36th Annual Juried Exhibition, Willian and Nancy Oliver Gllery, Tampa, FL

We Came Here to Hoard, Center Gallery, Tampa, FL

2011

Pulchritudinous, West Tampa Center for the Arts, Tampa, FL

2009

Conjunction Junction, Alternative Exhibition Space, Beacon, NY

Phoenix, Spark Contemporary Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2008

Juried Art Showcase, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Ithaca, NY

Amorphous, Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

Things to Remember, Things That Are Gone, Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

2007

Preview, Sibley Library, Ithaca, NY

Art Majors Get Organized, Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

Run Rabbit Run, Hartell Gallery, Ithaca, NY

Rome in Ithaca, Hartell Gallery, Ithaca, NY

Nothing In Common, Experimental Gallery, Ithaca, NY

A.M.O. Show, Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

2006

Rome Exhibition, Palazzo Lazaroni, Rome, Italy

David R. Bean Prize Exhibition, Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

22X132, Tjaden Hall, Ithaca, NY

 

EDUCATION

2013
MFA University of South Florida, College of the Arts

2008
BFA Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Curatorial Opportunity Project Winner, The New Art Center, Boston, MA, 2016-17

Finalist, NURTUREArt’s National Curatorial Open Call, 2016

Nominee for Award and Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 2016

Florida Prize in Contemporary Art Finalist, 2015

Marlin and Regina Miller Gallery Fellowship, 2015

Carolyn Heller Memorial Award, Arts Council of Hillsborough County, 2014

Individual Artists Grant, Arts Council of Hillsborough County, 2014

Public Art Commission, Pithos at the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts, 2014

Hampton Arts Management Grant Recipient, Think Small to Think Big, Jan 2014

Honorable Mention, Tampa Bay Lightning Juried Art Exhibition, 2013

Juror’s Award, 37th Annual Juried Exhibition, 2013

Genshaft/Greenbaum Passport Scholar, 2012

Strategic Opportunity Stipend, New York Foundation for the Arts, 2008

Cornell Post-Baccalaureate Award, 2008

Best in Show, Student Art Showcase, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, 2008

David R. Bean Prize Recipient, 2006

 

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2016 Assistant Professor in Art, Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

2016 Visiting Lecturer, CUNY Brooklyn College (performed artist talk and studio visits with graduate students)

2016 Adjunct Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. (Courses taught: Intermediate Painting).

2016 Adjunct Professor, Hillsborough College, Tampa, FL. (Courses taught: Introductory Drawing).

2015 Adjunct Professor, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. (Courses taught: Intermediate Painting).

2010-2016 Research Associate, Institute for Research in Art, Graphicstudio, University of South Florida, Tampa FL. (Courses taught: Various levels of Printmaking).

2012 Instructor of Record, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. (Courses taught: Intermediate Drawing).

2011-2013 Instructor of Record, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. (Courses taught: Beginning Drawing).

2010-2011 Teaching Assistant/Graduate Assistant, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. (Courses taught: Beginning Drawing).

 

SELECT PUBLICATIONS

The Florida Prize Exhibition, Catalog, Orlando Museum of Art, June 12, 2015-Spetember 6, 2015.

The Triangles Through the Leaves, Catalog, Miller Gallery, Kutztown University, February 5, 2015 – March 8, 2015

Jessica Bryce Young, “From Neon to Napalm, OMA’s Florida Prize Exhibition is Loud, Chaotic, and Totally gorgeous”, The Orlando Weekly, August 12, 2015.

Steven T Zevitas, New American Paintings Issue # 118: Southern Edition, 2015. (Juror: Dominic Molon, Richard Brown Baker Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of design, Providence, RI)

Richard Reep, “Clyde Butcher’s Photographs Exalt the Florida Everglades; Michael Covello’s Installation Deranges the Senses”, Orlando Weekly, March 18, 2015

Steven T Zevitas, New American Paintings Issue # 105: MFA Annual Edition, Volume 18 Issue 2, 2013. Pp. 48-51. (Juror: Dominic Molon, Chief Curator, Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis, MO)

Alexa Favata and Don Fuller, We Didn’t Come Here To Make Friends, Contemporary Art Museum Exhibition Catalog, 2013

Kathryn Peck, “On Our Radar: ABN’s Must Watch List of Top Artists”, Art Business News Winter 2013, Pp. 47, 2013

 

SELECT ONLINE PUBLICATIONS
Claire Lambe, “CAMPSITE: Hudson Valley Artists 2016 at the Dorsky”, Roll Magazine, June2016,
http://www.rollmagazine.com/campsite-hudson-valley-artists-2016-at-the-dorsky/

Gregg Perkins, “Florida Prize in Contemporary Art Exhibition”, The Miami Rail, Fall 2015

Florida Prize in Contemporary Art Exhibition

Jessica Bryce Young, “From Neon to Napalm, OMA’s Florida Prize Exhibition is Loud, Chaotic, and Totally gorgeous”, The Orlando Weekly, August 12, 2015.
http://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/from-neon-to-napalm-omas-florida-prize-exhibition-is-loud-chaotic-and-totally-gorgeous/Content?oid=2423050.

Alsion Walker, “Find Your Sanctuary at Art:31″, MyNews13, March 13, 2015,
http://www.mynews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/on-the-town/article.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2015/3/13/finding_your_sanctua.html

Richard Reep, “Michael Covello’s Installation Deranges the Senses”, Orlando Weekly,
http://www.orlandoweekly.com/orlando/clyde-butchers-photographs-exalt-the-florida-everglades-michael-covellos-installation-deranges-the-senses/Content?oid=2371872

Vidal, Viviana, “The Miller Gallery Presents A New Exhibit”, The Keystone News, Feb 9, 2015
Miller Gallery presents new exhibit

“Michael Covello Chosen for Kutztown University Art Installation”,The Reading Eagle, Feb 1, 2015
http://readingeagle.com/news/article/michael-covello-chosen-for-kutztown-university-art-installation

Rebecca Wilson, “Saatchi Art Best of 2014″, Saatchi Art, December 9, 2014
http://www.saatchiart.com/shows/best-of-2014
Julie Garisto,

“Do This: Must see Art Shows Tonight!”, Creative Loafing- Art Breaker, October 18, 2014
http://cltampa.com/artbreaker/archives/2014/10/18/do-this-must-see-art-shows-tonight#.VIcqaUu-3fN

Jillian Steinhauer, “Using Artist Statement Generators to Make Art”, Hyperallergic, October 17,2014

Using Artist Statement Generators to Make Art

“Michael Covello’s Paintings Of Geometric Chaos”, Mutantspace, October 16, 2014
http://www.mutantspace.com/contact-our-skills-exchange/

“Michael Covello”, New American Paintings, January 1, 2014,
http://newamericanpaintings.com/artists/michael-covello

“Michael Covello’s Bedlam on the Boat”, Work of the Week, Art Business News, December 30, 2013, http://artbusinessnews.com/2013/12/michael-covellos-bedlam-on-the-boat/

Brandi Hollis, “A Gallery of Success”, The Digital Bullpen, October 6, 2013
http://digitalbullpen.com/2013/10/06/a-gallery-of-success/

“29 Artists Rough Up Fort Lauderdale Warehouse Space”, The Projects Contemporary Art Space: An Immersive Art Experience, August 22, 2013,
http://www.fatvillageprojects.com/#!rough-and-tumble/c21jg

“Michael Covello”, ArtistADay, May 9, 2013,
http://artistaday.com/?p=18685

 

COLLECTIONS

Orlando Museum of Art

University of South Florida

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art

 

ARTIST TALKS/WORKSHOPS

2016

The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL

2015

Howard Blake School of the Arts, Tampa, FL

Hillsborough College, Tampa, FL

Kutztown University, Kutztown PA

2014

Kirk Ke Wang Gallery, Tampa, FL

University of Tampa, Tampa, FL

Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

2010-2015

(Various Workshops and Demos), Graphicstudio, Tampa, FL

2010-2013

University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

 

VISITING ARTIST/LECTURER
2016 Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

2016 The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

2015 Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

2014 University of Tampa, Tampa, FL