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Brady Evans

1989 born in Honolulu, Hawaii USA, lives and works in Honolulu
contact: be.illust@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


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014
Salon Mode, Kissaten Cafe, Honolulu, Hawaii (group)

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

Faculty + Staff Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, Hawaii (group)

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

Honolulu Printmakers 84th Annual Juried Exhibition with juror Prawat Laucharoen, Honolulu, Hawaii (group)

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

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

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

The Floating World of Manga: Work from Manga Bento, The Contemporary Museum Cafe, Honolulu, Hawaii (group)

Awards & Scholarships, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, Honolulu, Hawaii (group)

Command Option Escape, The ARTS at Mark's Garage, Honolulu, Hawaii (group)


CURATORIAL PROJECTS

May 2012 - Ongoing
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

March 2011 - Present
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 CS4, inDesign CS4, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, File Maker Pro


 

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