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Ewing Features Lifelong Painter In January

January Featured Artist - Gloria Atkins Evans

The Ewing Arts Commission and Art Has No Boundaries will feature the two dimensional paintings and mixed media work of Gloria Akins Evans, for the January arts display at Ewing Town Hall. The month long display will also include a ‘Meet the Artist’ evening on January 17 from 6-8pm at the municipal building.

Gloria Atkins EvansMs. Akin Evans prolific work, influenced by African American culture and the urban community, is on display across the country in Pediatrician offices, Day Care Centers, Schools & Homes.

“Her art pulls you in, connecting the viewer to the person portrayed, as if to say ‘we should meet’.” said Ewing Art Commission Council Liaison Jennifer Keyes-Maloney.

Akins Evans also indicates she is inspired by “Fugitive Art” which promotes experimental art and emerging artists. Her favorite artist is Mary Casset.

About Gloria Akins Evans

Gloria Akins Evans was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pa. one of ten children. Her artistic ability was evident at a very young age. Professionally trained, after High School she attended and graduated from The Art Institute of Philadelphia in 1975.

While she worked in Hospital Administration for over twenty five years to support her family, which includes three children and 4 grandchildren, she continued to nurture and develop her skills as a painter. According to Akins Evans she paints to “feed her soul.”

She uses social media to connect her to hundreds of artists from around the world.

“We encourage and help each other.” Gloria stated.

Ms. Akins Evans’ sister and brother-in-law have lived in Ewing since 1980. She is a frequent visitor and considers Ewing a second home. Her work will be on display through January and into early February.

About Ewing’s Featured Artist Program

The Ewing Arts Commission and the Art Has No Boundaries organization partnered to showcase Ewing Township artists at Ewing Town Hall in 2016. Establishing a monthly display of local art work, the art installation features two to three dimensional art on the second floor of the Municipal building. Participating artists are affiliated with the Ewing Arts Commission, a municipal body that seeks to promote the arts in our community, and the Art Has No Boundaries organization, a group that provides art programming at the Ewing Senior Community Center.

Local artists interested in having their art showcased at Town Hall should contact the Ewing Arts Commission at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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