Artist: Jane A. Evans
About the Artist: Evans is a landscape artist living in Grandora, SK who works with textiles and acrylic paint to create calm, inviting, and natural places.
Birth Place: Saint Paul, Minnesota and now lives in Grandora, SK.
Life Dates: 1946 – Present
Mediums: Acrylic and textiles
Style: Evan’s explores the serenity of natural. Enveloping places and her works are calm. Evocative, and inviting – somewhere a person could sit and think.
2016 – studied painting with Albert Handell, Sedona, AZ
2014, 2013 – studied acrylic painting with Bonnie Cutts, Minneapolis, MN
2012 – studied acrylic painting with Cathy Carey, Escondido, CA
1972- ’73, 85-’88 – B.F.A. classes, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
1985 – Master Weaver Certification, Guild of Canadian Weavers
1969 – B.Ed., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1968 – B.A., English Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Additional Information: In 1993, began making a fiber art landscape series called “Places of Peace” which combined painting, weaving, and embroidery, and in 2012 she transitioned to working in acrylic paints. Evans would be a great artist to use for grades 1-4 with their focus being patterns, community, environment, and Saskatchewan voices.
24″ x 14″
12″ x 9″ (30.5cm x 23cm); Acrylic plein air;
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