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Original Painting, The Cerulean Sash by Evan Wilson
Original Painting, The Japanese Kimono by Evan Wilson

Evan Wilson

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About the Artist

Evan Wilson exhibited an interest in and a talent for art at an early age. The young, budding artist was provided with painting materials by a family friend, inspiring a creative journey that would be the lifelong pursuit of his calling. .

More about the Artist

Wilson has a well-rounded education in art, enabling him to hone his outstanding skills. In 1971, the artist enrolled at the prestigious North Carolina School of the Arts, where he experimented with various styles and also completed high school. He then attended the Maryland Instituteís College of Art in Baltimore, which brought him under the tutelage of Joseph Sheppard, an internationally-known realist painter. Sheppard became Wilsonís lifelong mentor; under his training, the artist began his evolution as a realist painter. After college, Wilson studied at the Schuler School of Fine Arts in Baltimore. In 1978, an exciting opportunity enhanced Wilsonís education when he was awarded the Greenshields Foundation grant to study painting in Florence, Italy. Since the early days of Wilsonís education and throughout his stellar career, he has refined his technique, using broad brushstrokes to create paintings that are immediate and of the moment.

A master of painting light and its effects on objects, Wilson often incorporates swatches of sunlight in his interiors. The artist has a command of extraordinary skills that allow him to take everyday objects and scenes and make them elegant. Wilson says, "Ö.the fun comes when playing with traditional concepts to create something entirely new.Ē The artist will take casual as sunflowers and place them in silver and porcelain vases for a fresh interpretation.

Evan's paintings are in both public and private collections internationally, including The George Lucas Collection, in San Francisco, the Huntsville Museum of Art in Alabama, and the Greenville Museum of Art in South Carolina.

His awards include the William Bouguereau Award from the Art Renewal Center's Annual Salon 2006.

In 2014, the Tuscaloosa Museum of Art honored Wilson with his first retrospective exhibition entitled, "Drawn to the Light, The Paintings of Evan Wilson."

J Watson Fine Art can arrange a commissioned painting with the artist. Contact the gallery for details at 661 476-7558 or email info@jwatsonfineart.com.



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