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Maggie Evans
Savannah, Georgia

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My artwork creates spaces where humanity can be examined from a broad, universal perspective. Rather than focusing on individual personalities I explore intrinsic human psychologies that transcend cultural and geographic boundaries. The absence of people presents more questions than answers and encourages viewers to search within themselves for meaning.

I recently spent two years living in China. Through the context of a different culture I was given a rare, detached overview of human society. I became fascinated with the enduring, universal compulsion to create social hierarchies and how the need for a leader and the desire to belong can result in a homogenized society. My current body of work uses simplification and repetition to examine these concepts through drawing, painting and site-specific installation.





born: 1980, Denton, TX



Savannah College of Art and Design, MFA, 2008
Utah State University, BFA, 2003


selected awards/honors

China Government Scholarship, China Academy of Art, "Senior Scholar", Hangzhou, China, 2011-12
Full Fellowship Award, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, 2008
Best of Show, 14th Annual Telfair Art Fair, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA, 2008
Purchase Award, 2008 Biennial: Contemporary American Realism, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN, 2008


selected publications

New American Paintings Southern Edition #94, Boston, MA: Open Studios Press, p. 64-67, 2011


selected solo or two-person exhibits

Flashpoint Gallery: Human Hierarchies (solo exhibit), Flashpoint Gallery, Washington D.C., 2015-16
SCAD Museum of Art: Status (solo exhibit), Savannah, GA, 2014
Indiana-Purdue University, Fine Arts Gallery: Observing From the Outside (solo exhibit), Fort Wayne, IN, 2012
Estel Gallery: Psychological Interiors (solo exhibit), Nashville, TN, 2009


selected group shows

Skidmore College, Schick Art Gallery: Charcoal! (invitational exhibit), Saratoga Springs, NY, 2013
Viridian Artists: Twenty-first International Juried Exhibition, New York, NY, 2010
Axis Gallery: Juried Exhibition, Sacramento, CA, 2010
Mobile Museum of Art: Gen X: Post Boomers and the New South (invitational exhibit), Mobile, AL, 2008



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