(1923 - 2013)
Richard Evans was active/lived in Wyoming, Illinois. Richard Evans is known for surreal landscape, large-scale figure paintings.
Biography Richard Evans
Brief Chronolgoy of Richard Evans
Submitted by Gordon Rogers, nephew of the artist.
1923: Born Chicago, Illinois; later attends Public Schools here.
1938: Auto break-down in Laramie, Wyoming on way through to Los Angeles, California.
1939-41: Evening School at The Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles County, while attending High School.
1941-45: From onset of World War II, full-time at Otis Art Institute on a scholarship, deciding to leave with a Diploma in Professional Studies— Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, etc. Among his teachers is Ejnar Hansen "whose roots in Scandinavian-German Expressionism via Munich" made him a rich draughtsman and celebrated West Coast painter-teacher.
1945: Sign-maker; Spec
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