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 Robert James Evans  (1944 - )

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Lived/Active: Illinois/Massachusetts      Known for: painting, printmaker, sculpture, photography

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Bob Evans was born in Chicago in 1944.  He studied at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and was granted a M.F.A. in studio art in 1971.  He also studied at Northeast Missouri State University (B.S. in Art Education 67’), University of Iowa, Drake University and Parsons College.  He taught Computer Graphics, Digital Photography and Design at Pine Manor College, 2001-2007; Graphic Design, Typography and Computer Graphic at Endicott College,1995-2000.  Before that he was Director of the Danforth Museum of Art in Framingham, Massachusetts, from 1988 to 1994.  During that period he also taught Museum Studies at Framingham State College.  From 1985 to 1988 he was Art Department Chairman and Gallery Director at Rockford College in Rockford, Illinois where he also taught Photography and Printmaking.  Before that he was Head of the Art Section/Curator of Art at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield and Chicago from 1971 to 1985.

He has been a juror for over 125 art exhibitions and has curated, organized, or shown over 350 exhibits during his career.  In 1980 he won a Governor’s Art Award from the Illinois Art Council for his promotion and documentation of contemporary and historic Illinois art.  As an artist he has been awarded two grants from the Illinois Arts Council, the last in 1984 to fund the construction of a forty foot walk-through corridor installation for the Mile of Sculpture Exhibition at the 1984 Chicago International Art Exposition at Navy Pier.

His art has been awarded prizes in a number of regional exhibitions in the Midwest.  In 1981 his first exhibit at the Zaks Gallery in Chicago was named as one of the year’s best by Chicago Sun Times art critic, David Elliot.  He has had many one-person exhibits including, Zaks Gallery, Chicago, 1981 and 1984; Quincy Art Center, Illinois, 1974 and 1978, Northeast Missouri State University and the Lobby Gallery of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company in Chicago. Group and Invitational exhibitions include: Mile of Sculpture III Navy Pier, Chicago 1984; Chicago International Art Expositions 1981 through 1988; Illinois Art / Different Formats, Illinois State University Gallery 1983; New Traditions in Sculpture Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago 1984 and then traveling for two years in Illinois; and Installations sponsored by the Chicago Sculpture Society and shown at the Chicago Public Library Cultural Center. He was shown more recently in Fetish Art, Obsessive Expressions 1986 and Interior/Exterior, Large Scale Sculpture 1987 at the Rockford Art Museum; Sound and Light at ARC Gallery, Chicago in 1986 and Prints from the Four Brother Press, Chicago Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle Campus 1988.  He exhibited his work in three yearly studio showings in Framingham from 1994-96.  His work was featured in a solo showing in the Endicott College Gallery in November of 1995 and Pine Manor College in 2004.  He has published limited edition original prints at Lakeside Studios, Michigan; Normal Editions Workshop, Illinois State University and The Plucked Chicken Press, Evanston, Illinois.

Paintings, drawings and prints by him are in numerous public and private collections including: Chicago Board of Options Exchange; Illinois State University; Western Illinois University; The Portland Art Museum, Oregon; The British Library, London; Illinois State Museum, Springfield; Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; McDonalds Corporation Headquarters Collection, Oakbrook Illinois; The Kemper Insurance Companies, Long Grove, Illinois and the Borg Warner Corporation, Chicago and many others.

He lives in Framingham, MA with his wife Ruth and continues to produce art in a variety of media.  In addition to painting and digital photography his interests as an artist include computer graphic design and typography, sculpture, video, audio and a variety of printmaking techniques.  He has been listed in Who’s Who in American Art since 1972.

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This biography from the Archives of AskART:

Bob Evans was born in Chicago in 1944.  He studied at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and was granted a M.F.A. in studio art in 1971.  He also studied at Northeast Missouri State University (B.S. in Art Education 67’), University of Iowa, Drake University and Parsons College.  He taught Computer Graphics, Digital Photography and Design at Pine Manor College, 2001-2007; Graphic Design, Typography and Computer Graphic at Endicott College,1995-2000.  Before that he was Director of the Danforth Museum of Art in Framingham, Massachusetts, from 1988 to 1994.  During that period he also taught Museum Studies at Framingham State College.  From 1985 to 1988 he was Art Department Chairman and Gallery Director at Rockford College in Rockford, Illinois where he also taught Photography and Printmaking.  Before that he was Head of the Art Section/Curator of Art at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield and Chicago from 1971 to 1985.

He has been a juror for over 125 art exhibitions and has curated, organized, or shown over 350 exhibits during his career.  In 1980 he won a Governor’s Art Award from the Illinois Art Council for his promotion and documentation of contemporary and historic Illinois art.  As an artist he has been awarded two grants from the Illinois Arts Council, the last in 1984 to fund the construction of a forty foot walk-through corridor installation for the Mile of Sculpture Exhibition at the 1984 Chicago International Art Exposition at Navy Pier.

His art has been awarded prizes in a number of regional exhibitions in the Midwest.  In 1981 his first exhibit at the Zaks Gallery in Chicago was named as one of the year’s best by Chicago Sun Times art critic, David Elliot.  He has had many one-person exhibits including, Zaks Gallery, Chicago, 1981 and 1984; Quincy Art Center, Illinois, 1974 and 1978, Northeast Missouri State University and the Lobby Gallery of the Illinois Bell Telephone Company in Chicago. Group and Invitational exhibitions include: Mile of Sculpture III Navy Pier, Chicago 1984; Chicago International Art Expositions 1981 through 1988; Illinois Art / Different Formats, Illinois State University Gallery 1983; New Traditions in Sculpture Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago 1984 and then traveling for two years in Illinois; and Installations sponsored by the Chicago Sculpture Society and shown at the Chicago Public Library Cultural Center. He was shown more recently in Fetish Art, Obsessive Expressions 1986 and Interior/Exterior, Large Scale Sculpture 1987 at the Rockford Art Museum; Sound and Light at ARC Gallery, Chicago in 1986 and Prints from the Four Brother Press, Chicago Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago Circle Campus 1988.  He exhibited his work in three yearly studio showings in Framingham from 1994-96.  His work was featured in a solo showing in the Endicott College Gallery in November of 1995 and Pine Manor College in 2004.  He has published limited edition original prints at Lakeside Studios, Michigan; Normal Editions Workshop, Illinois State University and The Plucked Chicken Press, Evanston, Illinois.

Paintings, drawings and prints by him are in numerous public and private collections including: Chicago Board of Options Exchange; Illinois State University; Western Illinois University; The Portland Art Museum, Oregon; The British Library, London; Illinois State Museum, Springfield; Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; McDonalds Corporation Headquarters Collection, Oakbrook Illinois; The Kemper Insurance Companies, Long Grove, Illinois and the Borg Warner Corporation, Chicago and many others.

He lives in Framingham, MA with his wife Ruth and continues to produce art in a variety of media.  In addition to painting and digital photography his interests as an artist include computer graphic design and typography, sculpture, video, audio and a variety of printmaking techniques.  He has been listed in Who’s Who in American Art since 1972.

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