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Brady Evans

1989 born in Honolulu, Hawaii USA, lives and works in Honolulu
contact: dogosan@gmail.com


EDUCATION

BFA 2012- University of Hawai'i at Manoa Department of Art and Art History,
(area of specialization- drawing) Magna Cum Laude with Highest Honors


AWARDS


3rd Place, 2-D Category, Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, 2017

Hawaiʻi State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Recognition Award, 2015


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015
Short Story, Kirsch Gallery, Punahou School, Honolulu Hawaii

2012
On Fleeting Ground, University of Hawai'i Commons Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

2010
Works Inspired by Edward Gorey's The Chinese Obelisks, Hawaii State Public Library Main Branch, Honolulu, Hawaii


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
ArtinTime, Hawaii State Art Museum GS Mori, Honolulu, Hawaii

2017
Drawings: A Group Show, Ars Cafe, Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce 39th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Draw Story Vol 2, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Talk Story, Hawaii Pacific University, Kaneohe, Hawaii

Taylor Oishi, Laura Margulies, Brady Evans, Ars Cafe, Honolulu, Hawaii

2016
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce 38th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Draw Story, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii

2015
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce 37th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Spirit of the Wind: A Studio Ghibli Tribute Show, Rothick Art Haus, Anaheim, California

Emergence 2015, Pauahi Tower ArtSpace, Honolulu, Hawaii

Exquisite Corpse, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, Hawaii

2014
Ghost Story, Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House Cafe, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce 36th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Salon Mode, Kissaten Cafe, Honolulu, Hawaii

2013
Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce 35th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii

Faculty + Staff Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii

2012
Honolulu Printmakers 84th Annual Juried Exhibition with juror Prawat Laucharoen, Honolulu, Hawaii

2011
Transform: Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2011, University of Hawai'i Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

Kakimochi: Draw and Enjoy, Honolulu Academy of Arts at Linekona, Honolulu, Hawaii

2010
Command Option Escape, The ARTS at Mark's Garage, Honolulu, Hawaii


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

May 2012 - June 2014
Crossing Cultures: The Art of Manga in Hawaiʻi
Gallery ʻIolani, Windward Community College, September 6- October 2, 2013.
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi Community Gallery, May 3- June 7, 2014.

Curated, organized, designed, and installed an exhibition that featured and explored Hawaii-based manga artists and writers. Wrote and was awarded a grant from the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities to support the exhibition. Visit http://hawaiimanga.com/


PRESS

Goldberg, David A.M. "Manga explores island history and tradition." Honolulu Star Advertiser. 8 Sep 2013. <http://www.staradvertiser.com/s?action=login&f=y&id=222850861&id=222850861>.

"Pacific Rim and Basin Art, Curated by Gaye Chan" Jacket 2. 4 April 2011
<http://jacket2.org/galleries/pacific-rim-and-basin-art>.

Oshiro, Joleen. "Manga Movement." Honolulu Star Advertiser 7 Nov. 2010 <http://www.staradvertiser.com/features/featuresstories/20101107_manga_movement.html>.


WORK EXPERIENCE

January 2014 - Present
Honolulu Museum of Art, Collections Manager

- Oversees the storage, transport, and handling of artwork in the museum's collection.

December 2012 - January 2014
Honolulu Museum of Art, Web Content Coordinator

- Communicated with various museum departments to update and upkeep information contained on the museum's website.

August - November 2012
Honolulu Museum of Art, Interim Curatorial Assistant, Department of European & American Art

- Assisted Curator of European and American Art Theresa Papanikolas in various aspects of exhibition planning and logistics.


ILLUSTRATION WORK

November 2007 - December 2009
DISfunkshion Magazine: Staff Illustrator

Produced work for all issues spanning January 2008 - December 2009; bi-monthly publication. Produced in Hawaii, distributed both locally and nationally.

 

VOLUNTEER

May 2013 - Present
Honolulu Printmakers Board of Directors

Secretary (2013-2016), Vice President (2016-2017), President (2017-2018)

March 2011 - July 2014
Pen & Ink Works, Organizer

- Planned and executed drawing-themed events for the young and the young at heart through a variety of venues and organizations across Honolulu. Previous venues include the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Hawaii State Public Library System Branches. http://peninkworks.wordpress.com/


SOFTWARE PROFICENCY

The Museum System, Photoshop CC, inDesign CS4, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, File Maker Pro


 

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