Maggie Evans Solo Exhibition, Parallel Narratives to Open August 31st, 2023
MAGGIE EVANS: PARALLEL NARRATIVES- SOLO EXHIBITION
LEO CASTELLI GALLERY- JOHN S. BURD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
429 ACADEMY STREET, GAINESVILLE, GA
AUGUST 31st – November 16th, 2023
OPENING RECEPTION: AUGUST 31st from 5:30-7:30 PM
ARTIST TALK: AUGUST 31st, 6:00 PM- Redwine Lobby
Maggie Evans, Guarded Images, 36 x 40 inches
Maggie Evans will be having a solo exhibition of her works at the Leo Castelli Gallery located in the John S. Burd Performing Arts Center, Brenau University Campus, located at 429 Academy Street in Gainesville, Ga., Her show will open Thursday evening, August 31st and will be on view until Nov. 18th, 2023. Opening Reception at 5:30-7:30PM, August 31st, 2023. Artist talk to be held in the Red Wine Theatre, Thursday evening August 31st at 6:00 PM. All reception attendees are welcome to listen to Maggie Evans discuss her process, the content of her work, her music and life journey – filled with resilience, endurance and a creative spirit that has overcome great odds.
Maggie Evans is an artist based in Savannah, Georgia. Her current work uses painting, drawing and installation to examine human social structures and the internal struggle between the need for individuality and the need for inclusion.
Maggie Evans, Platau, 36 x 36 inches
Maggie has shown her work in sixteen solo exhibits, over fifty national group/juried shows and has received a number of awards including the 2017 Western Bureau Art Prize (San Jose, CA) and the Best in Category (installation/3D) Award at Artfields 2018 (Lake City, SC). Reviews and publications include The Washington Post, New American Paintings and the upcoming INPA 10 by Manifest Gallery Press.
Artist residencies include The Hambidge Center for the Arts (GA) and Central Trak (TX) as well as a full fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center. In 2011 she was awarded a Chinese Government Scholarship that granted her ten months to develop new work at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China. She has been invited to lecture on her work at a number of institutions including Indiana-Purdue University and the University of Texas, Dallas.
Maggie holds an MFA in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design (2008) where she is currently a part-time Professor of Foundation Studies. In addition to her work as an artist, she is a competitive cyclist and performs regularly as a professional jazz singer and bassist. For more information about Maggie the musician, click here.