Images:
JOHN KOVERMAN

Education:
BFA in Painting, Miami University, 1977
MA in Painting, Univ. of Montana, 1981
Graduate Studies in Architectural Theory, Univ. of Cincinnati, 1982-84

Previous Employment:
Adjunct Faculty, University of Cincinnati Architecture Dept., 1984-90

Ceramics:
MARCIA KOVERMAN

Education:
BFA in Ceramics, Miami University, 1977
Graduate Studies in Landscape Arch., Ohio State University, 1985-87


Previous Employment:
DecoWorks, Architectural Restoration & Decorative Arts, 2004-present (as needed)

 

The husband/wife team at Koverman Mosaic has been working in the field of mosaic design for over 25 years -- she makes the tile, he creates the images. While much of that time has been spent in commercial enterprise, they have in more recent years expanded their interests towards more artistic endeavors including several public works projects.

 

Governor's Office and Residence Loan Program, Columbus, OH. Artwork selected (through Ohio Arts Council) to be exhibited throughout 2018. "Matt, May, and Grace."

Brewing Heritage Trail/ Christian Moerlein Brewery, Moore Street, Cincinnati, OH. Permanent Installation: 6 ft. x 8 ft. mosaic of a 19th century barmaid installed on the exterior of Christian Moerlein Brewery. The image (taken from a late 19th century photograph) is one of several art installations (through ArtWorks) that will act as an informational trail marker for Cincinnati’s Brewing Heritage Trail. Oct. 2016.

Greater Cincinnati Water Works/East End Community Council, Cincinnati, OH. Commissioned to create (4) 22 in. x 8 ft. figurative mosaic panels for a beautification project for the flood wall in front of GCWW on Riverside Drive/East End. The panels (placed on the columns between trellis/plantings) are reflective of past generations/industries in the East End. More panels are to be added as funding continues. Oct. 2016.

Quatman Café, Quatman Ave., Cincinnati, OH. Created mosaic portraits from photographs of the 2 original owners of Quatman Café. These are permanent installations in the restaurant. Completed spring 2016.

Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH. Restored (2) 35 ft. x 12 ft. local artist Charley Harper mosaics (‘Space Walk’) that had been uncovered during renovations. Oct. 2015.

Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH. Artwork part of DECC’s permanent collection on display in their planning room. ‘Rainfall.’ (3 panels - 15-1/2 in. x 90 in. each). Sept. 2015.

Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH. Created a 16 ft. x 30 in. mosaic of Cincinnati’s Roebling Bridge (through ArtWorks) for DECC’s public Data Lounge. July 2015.

University of Toledo. Artwork part of permanent collection on display in Gillham Hall/UT, Toledo, OH (through OAC/Percent for Art Program). “Standing Woman Distracted” (63”x 51”). 2013.

Exhibition: Carnegie Arts Center/Rievschl Gallery. Covington, KY. Sept-Oct 2011.

University of Cincinnati. Permanent installation: 16 figures line a hallway in Dyer Hall-Teacher’s College/UC, Cincinnati, OH (through OAC/Percent for Art Program). “An Unheard Appreciation.”
Installed Oct.2010.

Exhibition: Carnegie Arts Center/Rievschl Gallery. Covington, KY. April-May 2007.

Ann Sacks Stone & Tile, Portland, OR. Developed several 12”x 12” standard designs, which were sold through their 17 showrooms throughout the country. 1999 to 2014.