Kevin Jerome Everson is currently an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. His artwork--paintings, sculpture, site-specific installations, photographs, and films, (including five features and over seventy short form works), have been exhibited internationally at museums and art institutions, including the Centre Pompidou; Museum of Modern Art; Whitney Museum, Studio Museum in Harlem, and Whitechapel Gallery. Everson’s films have also screened at numerous international film festivals including the Sundance Film Festival and International Film Festival Rotterdam. Everson has received grants and fellowships from the Guggenheim, NEA, NEH, and Creative Capital and an American Academy Rome Prize.
Everson's recent film Park Lanes (2015), an immersive eight-hour documentary that follows workers in a Virginia factory over the course of an entire day, from clock-in to clock-out, will be screened at Gallery 400.
Image credit: Park Lanes. 2015. USA. Directed by Kevin Jerome Everson. Courtesy of the artist, Trilobite Arts-DAC, and Picture Palace Pictures.