Statement

Elizabeth A. Evan’s Artist Statement

“As an Artist I seek to create an emotional response that captures the viewer’s attention and transports them into the painting. My work is representational and therefore the choice of subject is always a key consideration.  

The artistic challenge for me is in combining form, colour, composition and subject in a way that makes it all work seamlessly. I strive to blend a number of elusive elements in just the right proportions and combine these to create an image on canvas. 

I use my technical skill as a tool to serve my artistic vision. My chosen medium is acrylic paint on canvas and my message reflects both the positive and challenging aspects of the human condition.  I use art work as a means of telling a compelling story.  

I paint with bright, bold colours that are applied in “bricks” – each brick integrates with other bricks to form an overall seamless recognizable image.  It’s a technique I describe as “brickilism”.  

In many of my works I include a sub-image – a shadow that is subtle and yet relevant to the overall work.  Shadows enhance the story of the main image, creating a sub-plot which may not be discovered by the viewer until they’ve become absorbed in the main story.  

As an artist, I strive to ensure the viewer becomes as engaged with the work as I was during the creative process.”

E. A. Evans

Some Quotes from Elizabeth A. Evans

I love speaking with collectors. They bring a whole different perspective and experience to a painting and this adds to its overall impact.

I was fortunate to have received a superb art education, studying under some of the best artists and teachers in the world

My three daughters have been a wonderful blessing. They provide me with constant inspiration and have been an endless source of subject matter.

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