Watercolor Society of Alabama

Promoting and Supporting Watermedia Since 1939

Heike Covell

Artist Statement  Watercolor is and has been my favorite medium. Even after many years of painting, it is still a joy for me to see the colors mingle freely when applied to paper or any suitable surface. I alternate between traditional and abstracted/non- objective work, which helps me not to get stagnant and lets me grow as an artist.

 Biography  Heike lives and works in Huntsville, AL. She exhibits regularly at the Huntsville Art League located at Lowe Mill Studios Arts and Entertainment, and has exhibited in various venues in the Huntsville area over the past years.  She is a member of “The Committee”, a group of ten women artists who participate in group shows, share ideas and experiment in the art world.    Heike is a Signature Member of the Watercolor Society of Alabama. As a WSA member she has exhibited at the Public Library in Birmingham, Jameson-Carnegie Heritage Hall Museum in Talladega, AL., Johnson Center For The Arts, Troy, AL, and at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art, Tuscumbia, AL., as well as the Carnegie Hall in Decatur, AL.

Some Achievements:  Mixed media painting was juried into the on-line 2006 Spring Collage and Mixed Media Art Show and the painting and was displayed at the Creative Catalyst web Gallery.  Awards: Award of Distinction, Collector’s Draw 2007, Huntsville Art League; Award of Distinction, Unique Views of Huntsville 2008.  One of her paintings was published in the Huntsville Sketch Book in 2006.  She won the Patron Fine Art Award awarded by M. Graham Professional Watercolors with WSA for her painting: “Squared Away” during the 70th Annual National Watercolor Society of Alabama Exhibition. .

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