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Franklin Evans Studio, 2021, New York, NY 

Franklin Evans Studio, 2021, New York, NY 

FRANKLIN EVANS (b. 1967 in Reno, NV) received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University in 1989 and his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1993.

He has had numerous solo exhibitions including “franklinsfootpaths,” Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA; “fugitivemisreadings,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “selfportraitas,” Federico Luger Gallery, Milan, IT; “XLtime,” Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY; “spreadsheetspace,” Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway; “headandhandinhand,” Spazio 22/FL Gallery, Milan, Italy; “juddrules,” Montserrat Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA; “juddpaintings,” Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA; “timepaths,” Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV; “paintingassupermodel,” Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe, New York, NY; “houstontohouston,” Diverse Works, Houston, TX; and “eyesontheedge,” Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY.

Evans’ work has been included in group exhibitions internationally such as “What a Wonderful World,” MAXXI Museum, Rome, Italy (forthcoming); “Net Jumps,” Allegra Ravizza Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland; “Walk the Line,” Platform, Brooklyn, NY; “Notebook,” 56 HENRY, New York, NY; “Manet to Maya Lin,” Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV; “Dynamic Pictorial Models,” 101/EXHIBIT, Los Angeles, CA; “Abstraction,” Fondation pour l’art contemporain Salomon, Annecy, France; “Premio Lissone 2014,” Museo d’arte contemporanea di Lissone, Lissone, Italy; “Paint Things,” deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; “Greater New York 2010,” MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY; “Collision,” RISD Museum, Providence, RI; “El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files 007,” El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY, “Art on Paper,” Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; and “New Selection: LineAge,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY.

His work may be found in the collections of The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL; El Museo del Barrio, New York, NY; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC; Roanoke College, Salem, VA; Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California, Riverside, CA; Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; The Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, OH; Collection AGI, Verona, Italy; and Fondation pour l’art conteporain Salomon, Annecy, France, among others.

He is the recipient of the 2017-18 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, as well as the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship at The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH in 2016; Kennedy Artist-In-Residence, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL in 2016; Cosmopolitan/Art Production Fund P3Studio, Las Vegas, NV in 2015; and New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Painting Fellowship in 2015.

The artist lives and works in New York, NY.

Interview with Franklin Evans on SOUND & VISION, a podcast by Brian Alfred

www.franklinevans.com