Biography

Maggie Evans was in born in Denton, Texas. She graduated from Utah State University with a BFA in Illustration in 2003 and received an MFA in Painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2008.

Currently based in Savannah, Georgia, Maggie maintains an active studio practice and exhibition schedule. Her work has been included in over fifty national and international juried exhibitions and she has had over ten solo exhibitions. Artist residencies include a full fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center as well as stays at the Hambidge Center for the Arts in Georgia and Central Trak in Dallas, Texas. In 2011 she was awarded a Chinese Government Scholarship that granted her ten months to develop new work at the China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, China. Maggie has been invited to exhibit and lecture at a number of institutions including Indiana-Purdue University and the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia.

In addition to her work as an artist, Maggie is a part-time Professor of Foundation Studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. She also performs regularly as a professional jazz singer and bassist and recently released a new album with her husband and jazz guitarist, Jackson Evans.