(1860 - 1946)
Edwin Evans was active/lived in Utah, California. Edwin Evans is known for landscape, genre and mural painting, teaching.
Biography Edwin Evans
Born in 1860, Edwin Evans, like J.T. Harwood, grew up in the small town of Lehi, Utah. (The town had originally been called Evansville and was founded by Evan's father, David Evans.) Unlike many Utah artists, Evans did not consider being an artist until he was nearly 30. While working as a railroad telegrapher, Evans whiled away his time sketching. One day, Mr. Alonzo E. Hyde from Eureka saw Evans sketching and declared him an artist. Evans agreed. With Hyde's support, Evans was soon off to Salt Lake City where he studied for a short time with George Ottinger and Dan Weggeland, two early Utah artists.
In the fall of 1888, Evans, backed by Hyde and his partner John Beck, joined other Utah artists in
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