Kevin Convery- Artist in Burholme

By g emil reutter

kevinArtist Kevin Convery of Burholme has been painting for over four decades. His paintings have been exhibited at the Roxborough/Manayunk Arts, Center, Fox Chase Cancer Center, The Michener Museum, The Free Library of Philadelphia, Abington Arts Center, and Cheltenham Arts Center among many others. His art has been published in many Philadelphia area literary and arts magazines. He is a graduate of the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and is a school teacher. The Philadelphia Inquirer described one of his paintings as,” imaginary scene engages the viewer in a direct, intimate, yet mysterious encounter”. golden thread His latest release is, The golden thread: reflections on myth and memory, The introduction captures the essence of his art and text. “Convery’s reflections on mythic themes in images and text. His paintings, which cover a 25-year period, represent a combination of these themes with personal experience. Many of the paintings “draw references from specific, well-known stories”, but are intended to express “meaning related to contemporary life, rather than storytelling.” Kevin-Convery-11 travelsIn addition to his passion of painting, Convery is a poet. Two collections of his poems have been released. Passages of heart : poetry of the Unification movement and Travels on the night sea : an inner journey through a changeful era. Convery has performed his poetry at numerous venues in the Philadelphia area.Kevin Convery at Poetry Reading To learn more about The golden thread: reflections on myth and memory, visit To view the art of Kevin Convery please visit:

-g emil reutter lives and writes in the Fox Chase neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa. You can find at


One response to “Kevin Convery- Artist in Burholme

  1. Interesting read! I will love to grab a copy of “Travels on the night sea : an inner journey through a changeful era.” Is there an e-book available?

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