Paintings by Internationally known artist Margaret Evangeline are on view in the Customs House Museum’s Kimbrough Gallery through October. The large scale works are part of the museum’s permanent collection. Margaret Evangeline is a New York-based, Louisiana-born painter and multi media artist. She received her M.F.A. and B.A. from the University of New Orleans and is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2001, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant, 1996.
Evangeline’s work has been featured in Art in America, The New York Times, ArtNews, The New Yorker and many other publications. She has exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as The Drawing Center, Art in General, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Palm Beach ICA, the Hafnarborg, Reykjavik and the Taipei Museum in Taiwan among others. Margaret’s major public installations include “Saved from the Water” in London, UK. She has recently completed a large-scale public sculpture commission at Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. Margaret Evangeline’s paintings are in numerous museum collections, including New Orleans Museum of Art, Knoxville Art Museum, Rose Art Museum, CU Boulder Art Museum, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Tucson Museum of Art, Hilliard Museum, Tennessee State Museum, Alexandria Museum, and the Customs House Museum.