Artist Biographical Information
Harrison Covington (b. 1924) received his BFA and MFA from the University of Florida. He held several teaching and administrative positions at the University of South Florida including: Chairman of the Visual Arts Program; Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts; Professor of Art; Dean, College of Fine Arts; and Professor Emeritus beginning in 1982. His paintings have been exhibited extensively in the United States and he is represented in numerous public and private collections including the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; the Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; University of South Florida; University of Florida; Tampa Art Museum; and the Jacksonville Art Museum. In 1964, Mr. Covington received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He also created public art for USF, painted portraits of its presidents, and designed the mace carried in its ceremonies such as commencement.
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Date of Acquisition
oil on canvas
45" x 35"
Mary Ann & Shep Bryan Collection