Bio

Evans Thorne
Evans Thorne was born and grew up in Trinidad West Indies. After high school, he worked for the government of Trinidad and saved money to come to the USA to study art. He attended Northern Virginia Community College in Virginia and Howard University in Washington, D.C. and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BFA in Painting (1977). After college, he returned to Trinidad and taught Art and Craft at Belmont Junior Secondary (a middle school) for two years before returning to the USA in 1979. He has exhibited his art in Trinidad and the USA from 1972 to 1983 and from 2017. He worked at Design and Production, Incorporated, Lorton VA for 33 years. (A Firm that Design builds and install Museum Exhibits Worldwide) He is an experienced Artist with a demonstrated history of working in the Design industry as an Exhibit production Specialist. He is skilled in Photography, Graphics Production, Adobe Creative Suite, Flexisign Pro, on Pc and Mac.

Selected solo exhibitions

“Memories of Home” Crown Bakery, 5409 Georgia, Ave, NW, Washington DC 20011, (Feb 8-March 7, 2020)
“Women of the World” Tacoma Park Community center, 7500 Maple Avenue · Takoma Park, Md 20912 · USA (2019)
Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, Maryland 20744. (2017)
The Community Mosque complex, Port of Spain, Trinidad, WI. (1979)
Arima Town Hall, Arima Trinidad WI. (1978)
National Museum and Art Gallery, Trinidad WI. (1978)
Miya Gallery, Washington D.C. (1977))

Group Invitational exhibitions

2020

Hill Center Galleries 2020 Regional Juried Exhibition. 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003 (February 5 – April 18, 2020)
Perspective Prince Georges! Exhibition at Prince George’s County Delegation Room, House of Delegate, Lowe House Office Building in Annapolis MD 21401(2020)

2019
Maryland State Artist Registry Juried Exhibition, September 19- November10th 2019 at Maryland Art Place (MAP 218 Saratogo Street, Baltimore MD 21201 (2019)
Caliente, a celebration of Caribbean Latin, and Hispanic American Art September 14th- October 19th 2019, Harmony Hall Arts Center, 10701 Livingston Rd, Fort Washington, MD 20744.
The Charles County Arts Alliance Summer-Fall Art Show, from July 3, 2019 to January 31, 2020. at Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, 29449 Charlotte Hall Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622
Black Artists of DC “Grass Roots” Art Exhibition, July 5th – July 28th 2019 at Artists and Makers Art Studios, 11810 Parklawn Drive, Rockville Maryland 20852

The Charles County Arts Alliance Spring-Summer 2019 Art Show, June 1– September 28, 2019, at the Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf, MD 20603
The Transformative Power of the Written Word The 7th Annual Alchemical Vessels Exhibition and Benefit at the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery 1632 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009(2019)
Seeking Prince Georges! Exhibition at Prince George’s County Delegation Room, House of Delegate, Lowe House Office Building in Annapolis MD 21401(2019)

2018 Group Invitational exhibitions

BADC Original Fine Art Postcard Fundraiser Washington D.C (2018)
Art Watch DC, One House Ancestor Panel BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, MD 20874(2018)
Light of the Caribbean by Art Impact International Celebrating National Caribbean-American Heritage Month Mattawoman Creek Art Center, Marbury MD 20658 (2018)
Bring It! Exhibition at Prince George’s County Delegation Room, House of Delegate, Lowe House Office Building in Annapolis MD 21401(2018)

1970 &1980`s
The Art of the Caribbean, Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Washington D.C (1982)
Caribbeana Arts Festival, Fondo Del Sol Arts and Media Center, Washington D.C (1982
Transitions, Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Washington D.C (1981)
Tribute to Caribbean Independence
Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Washington D.C (1977)

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