The new Air Canada café at Toronto Pearson airport features “a large mural by Canadian artist Shawn Evans of the places he has lived and travelled. The painting draws upon his memories to evoke the deep and immense spaces found under the prairie sky, to the mountainous regions of the West, to the streetscapes of Toronto.”
Image courtesy of Air Canada.
Lissa Robinson of Galleries West reviews exhibition at VivianeART, Calgary:
“The beauty of these paintings rests in Evans’ uncanny ability to combine realism and abstraction into a poetic whole. The monumental and nostalgic feeling is rendered futile by surrounding or imposed elements. His work is as much about the mechanics of painting as evoking narratives of place and memory.”