Meet Janice Evans, this week’s top American Watercolor Weekly Ambassador!
Janice Evans began formal studies at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, School of Art & Design 1970 and continued fine arts studies during her travels as a military spouse, while also completing a BSc. A full-time professional painter, she works mainly in water-based media exploring Vancouver Island. Her loose technique aims to capture her emotional reaction to the west coast imagery.
Evans exhibits with the Federation of Canadian Artists Vancouver Gallery on a regular basis, Nanaimo and Arrowsmith Chapters and other venues on Vancouver Island. Janice has also exhibited with the IAG International Artist Gallery Vancouver, Sooke Fine Art Show and the CNIB Eye Appeal Exhibition.
A highlight was participating as one of 30 Canadian painters to exhibit with 30 Chinese artists as part of the National Crossing Boundaries Art Exhibition, Splendor of Canada 2015 and again in 2019, with the IAG, Vancouver Arts Carnival, Splendor of Canada, to promote the development of appreciation, understanding, and exchanges of arts and culture between Western and Chinese arts in Canada.
Janice had the opportunity to travel to China where she met with 3 wonderful Chinese artists then continued her journey painting ‘en plein air’ on the Yangtze River.
A strong supporter of community arts, Janice is involved with Plein Air Nanaimo, Coordinator of the Artist-of-the-Month program and participates in the Hammond Bay Studio Tour each year with studios open to the public on the last weekend in May.
Janice Evans’s work can be found in private collections in Canada, the U.S.A., Europe, and Thailand.
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