Julian Covey is a graduate of Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (BFA 2018). He was born in Sydney, NS but spent most of his life in Montreal.
He is passionate about ceramic art and its ability to record and communicate complex ideas through material culture. His work explores identity, memory and perception. He is the current board president of Visual Arts Nova Scotia.
Through clay sculptures, Covey explores the themes of confusion and disorder and employs technology, modularity and repetition in the ceation of his work. Covey has received several awards at NSCAD including the Kevin and Karen Lynch Scholarship for Ceramics, the MacAdam Trust Scholarship and the Alexander J. McDonald Memorial Award.