Maggie Evans was born in Denton, Texas, in 1980. She received a BFA in illustration from Utah State University in 2003 and an MFA in painting from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2007.
Using charcoal and paper and no reference material, Evans’s most recent series of drawings explore the grittiness of various bars in Georgia and South Carolina. The drawings are based on her experience of performing in these venues as a bassist in a blues band.
Her work has been exhibited in group and solo shows across the United States and she was awarded the Graduate Fellows Award from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005.
Beside her visual art practice, she regularly performs bass and vocals with the Silver Lining, David Lugo and Latin Jazz Motion, and the Hitman Blues Band.