* 1963 in Lagos, Nigeria; lebt in London, UK
Mary Evans studied at Goldsmiths College, London, and the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam. Evans has taken part in several exhibitions in the UK and Internationally including selected solo and group exhibitions: 5 Continents and 1 City, Museum of Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico, 2000; A Fiction of Authenticity: Contemporary Africa Abroad, Contemporary Art Museum St Louis , USA, 2003; Port City, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK, 2007; Meditations, Baltimore Museum of Art,, Baltimore, USA, 2008; Farewell to Post-Colonialism, 3rd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China, 2008; Cut & Paste, Tiwani Contemporary London, UK, 2012; Du Bois in Our Time – UMASS Amherst USA, 2013, Towards Intersections, UNISA Gallery Pretoria, South Africa, 2015; Still The Barbarians EVA International, Limerick Ireland, 2016; Frans Masereel & Contemporary Art: Images of Resistance, MuZee Ostend, Belgium, 2017. 11 Bienal Do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2018, LagosPhoto, Lagos, Nigeria, 2018, Mary Evans, Sojourn, La Banque Arts Centre, Bethune, France 2019; and Paper Routes, Women to Watch, National Museum of Women in the arts, Washington DC, USA, 2020. Evans is also received several residencies, awards and commissions, including the Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, National Museum of African Art, Washington DC, USA, 2010; Du Bois Centre Accra, Ghana, 2013; and The Arts & Literary Arts Residency, Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio, Italy, 2014.
Mary Evans is BA Fine Art Course Leader at Chelsea College of Arts UAL in London.
Photo ©️ Mary Evans