Kevin Jerome Everson is a filmmaker from Mansfield, Ohio, currently living and working in Charlottesville, Virginia where he is a Professor of Art at the University of Virginia. Everson has made nine feature films and over 130 short films, which have been exhibited internationally at film festivals including Sundance, Toronto, Venice, Rotterdam, Berlin, London, Ann Arbor and Oberhausen. Everson has been the subject of mid-career retrospectives at Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, 2017; Viennale,2014; Visions du Reel, Nyon, 2012; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2011; and Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2009. His work has been featured at the 2008, 2012 and 2017 Whitney Biennials and the 2013 Sharjah Biennial.
Everson is the 2017-18 Gardner Film Study Center Fellow and will be present for a retrospective of his films at the Harvard Film Archive from February 2-February 26, 2018.