Andy Evansen attended the University of Minnesota’s commercial illustration program and has worked as a medical illustrator for 25 years, but longed for a return to fine art and eventually began watercolor painting.
His work gained recognition after winning an international watercolor competition through American Artist magazine and appearing on their cover in 2005. He’s been featured in numerous other publications since, and has become a sought-after workshop instructor who paints and teaches internationally. His paintings have won numerous awards, including the Bronze Medal of Honor at the 2012 American Watercolor Society Exhibition and the Painters Award in Northwest Watercolor Society’s 2012 Waterworks Exhibition, and in 2015 he received the High Winds Medal and his signature status from the American Watercolor Society.
Evansen was a featured presenter at the 2014 and 2016 Plein Air Convention and Expo. In 2012 he was elected a signature member of the prestigious Plein Air Painters of America and is currently serving as their President.He recently opened his own studio gallery, Evansen Art Studio, in Hastings, MN. You can also view his work at www.EvansenArtStudio.com. firstname.lastname@example.org