37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

Annette Hornischer / Academy / 2020 01 27 / Kevin Jerome Everson

Kevin Jerome Everson


Kevin Jerome Everson is a filmmaker and artist. He has made over 200 films, including Tonsler Park (2017); The Island of Saint Matthews (2013);Erie (2010); Ears, Nose and Throat (2016); Stone (2013); Century (2013); Fe26 (2014), Sugarcoated Arsenic (2013); and the eight-hour long Park Lanes (2015). Currently a Professor of Art at UVA, Everson has exhibited work at Sundance Film Festival, Berlin International Film Festival, New York Film Festival, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Whitney Museum of American Art, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Centre Pompou in Paris. He has received the Guggenheim Fellowship, Heinz Award, Creative Capital Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, an American Academy in Rome Prize and an American Academy in Berlin Prize. Everson’s films have been presented across multiple platforms, including The Criterion Channel and MUBI. He holds an MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the University of Akron.

Film: A Suite of Short Films by Kevin Jerome Everson