Evan is the Editor in Chief of Inland Empire Weekly and is one of the two Rogue Art Historians who started Rogue Art Research & Writing (RARW). Raised in Los Angeles, Evan received her M.A. in Art History from Cal State Fullerton in 2011 and her B.A. from Loyola Marymount University. Her writing specializes in localized burgeoning art, with an emphasis in low brow. Evan also writes freelance for many publications including OC Register, Artillery, ArtScene and Juxtapoz. Evan cannot stay still for very long, and traverses across the LA, OC, and Inland Empire counties regularly, exploring and enjoying all that her So Cal home has to offer.
LOCATION: South Bay/Orange County
INSPIRATION: Vivid and interesting color palettes, taxidermy, illegal art, ambient noise rock, classic cars, Americana roots music, love, kittens, and the beach.
FAVORITE PLACE TO GET AWAY IN MY AREA: The beach!
ARTIST/CREATIVE YOU’D WANT TO HAVE LUNCH WITH: Egon Schiele
FAVORITE TATTOO: My black and gray dissected bunny rabbit tattoo on my left forearm.
MOST OVER-HYPED ARTIST: Damien Hirst
PERFECT SOUNDTRACK FOR WRITING: the 180 Degrees South soundtrack.
WHY I LOVE WHERE I LIVE: Perfect climate, the smell of fish and smog everywhere I go, how the ocean humbles me while inspiring me; and lastly, when I forget where I am, I can look up, wherever I may be, and see the tall, swaying palm trees, keeping watch over me and whispering in the breeze, and I know I'm home.
ART YOU MAKE (IF YOU MAKE ANY...): Surrealist, de-constructivist, brightly colored paintings and drawings. Oh, and the art I make with words.
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