Margaret Evangeline is a contemporary painter, sculptor, and installation artist who lives and works in New York City. Born in 1943 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Evangeline’s Cajun grandfather taught her the ways of the family farm from a young age, bringing her along to the cotton gin when the crop came in, and teaching her how to shoot, ride, and fish. As a child Evangeline absorbed these traditions, but even as she immersed herself in the south, a vision was already forming in her of a future as an artist in New York City.

By the time she was twenty, however, Evangeline had married and left Louisiana State University to live in Big Spring, Texas with her new husband, a pilot in training at Webb Air Force Base. The odyssey that followed continues to inform her work today. While the practice of painting remained an active passion for Evangeline, her family was growing quickly and she raised her three children while moving around the US before finally settling in New Orleans. It was there that Evangeline’s nascent artistic career took root. By 1978 she had become the first female recipient of an MFA in Fine Arts from the University of New Orleans.

With her degree complete and a newfound artistic community to support her, Evangeline set out on the path that ultimately led her to New York City and to her career as a renowned contemporary artist. She began exhibiting at Galerie Simonne Stern and teaching at Delgado Community College, where she pioneered the school’s first fine arts program. It was during this time that Evangeline’s interest in using unconventional and aesthetically resistant materials emerged in her painting, a technique that has come to define her formal practice. Evangeline began creating large-scale abstract oil paintings on canvas, layering crystallina, flocking, and other cultural detritus with her oil paints. Working during the Persian Gulf War, Evangeline created a body of paintings that were intended as a response to the political turmoil internationally at hand, and the social issues particular to the environment of New Orleans. These works were the first in a long line of paintings and sculpture that Evangeline created to reflect on the cultural climate of our times.

In 1992 Evangeline had her first show in New York City, a solo exhibition curated by Elizabeth Moore Fine Arts in conjunction with Res Nova Gallery, a recent New Orleans transplant at the time. The exhibition was well received and went on to garner a particularly insightful review by Eleanor Heartney in Art in America. This experience had a profound effect on Evangeline and ultimately led her to permanently relocate to New York, where she continues to live and work today.

It was upon settling in Manhattan that Evangeline was able to begin processing the impact of the south on her work, and experimenting with the way in which location affected her practice. Today, the experience of growing up in Louisiana has come to define her work as an artist. During a residency at Art OMI in 1999 Evangeline borrowed a rifle from a local farmer and fired a single shot through a piece of metal. While for her grandfather shooting had been a means of survival, for Evangeline the process of shooting served as a direct line from her life in contemporary art to his experience, and that of his ancestral lineage of explorers, traders and gunsmiths. The long, circuitous history of Evangeline’s Acadian forebears, through the Hudson Bay down to Louisiana, forms a rich backdrop for her reflections upon and responses to current political questions, especially those centered on the gun. In 2002, during a residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute dedicated to supporting artists affected by 9/11, Evangeline began to further explore the act of shooting. Confronted by the vastness of the landscape and mired in the unanswerable questions left in the wake of the national tragedy, Evangeline began shooting holes in giant aluminum panels, engaging the landscape of the place through the absence she had created in the works, thereby finding a language to explore the collective loss the country was feeling.

Evangeline has since gone on to create a stunning collection of shot metal sculptural works and large-scale installations that provide an abstract reflection on collective memory, loss, growth, and the passage of time. In addition to solo and group exhibitions at notable institutions internationally, public installations of Evangeline’s work are in place around the world. In 2004 she received her first commission to create a site-specific work for the permanent collection of The Fields sculpture park at Art Omi near Ghent, New York. There, drawing on the tradition of shooting road signs in rural areas, Evangeline constructed a double-sided, mirror-polished stainless steel panel that she shot with a .22 caliber rifle. The work, which reflects the landscape, draws on the notion of place, reality, and space as a medium, as visitors are confronted by both ethereal distortions of their surroundings and focused glimpses of the material place itself within the bullet holes on the piece’s mirrored surface. Evangeline further elaborated on the notion of space in a 2008 commission by Illuminate Productions, for which she created a site-specific installation on the River Thames, opposite the Tate Modern in London. The work, Saved from the Waters, was a fifteen by thirty-foot floating sculpture that featured reflective steel transpierced with gunshot, memorializing the pleasure boat Marchioness, which sank on the Thames over thirty years before.

Evangeline’s work was most recently featured in the solo exhibition Sabachthani, which opened in 2014 at Michigan State’s new Eli and Edythe Broad Museum of Art. Evangeline began creating Sabachthani in 2011 as a collaboration with her son, then a lieutenant colonel stationed at a US Air Base in Balad, Iraq. Conceived of as a way to comprehend and process the war, Sabachthani features a series of metal bars which Evangeline mailed to her son and his unit in Iraq, in the year before the withdrawal of the troops. These active-duty soldiers shot through the bars using military ballistics before sending them back to Evangeline, creating a figurative dialogue between Americans and their distant war. Today, Evangeline continues to expand upon this process, creating large and small-scale gunshot works using materials related to American labor and culture as well as exploring new modes of mark making in her diverse and ever-evolving practice.

b. 1943, Baton Rouge, Louisiana


MFA, University of New Orleans

BA, University of New Orleans


The Gilded Owl, Bringing It Forth, Hudson, NY
Weinberger Fine Art, In Beauty There Is Gilt II, Kansas City, MO
Kim Foster Gallery, The Otherness of Objects, New York, NY

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Eight Love Letters, Heloise to Abelard, New Orleans, LA
Joyce Goldstein Gallery, A Feeling for Paint, Chatham, NY

Dune Showroom, Time’s Curvature, New York, NY

Kim Foster Gallery, Gravitational Waves, New York, NY
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, The Invisible Side of the Universe, New Orleans, LA
Weinberger Fine Art, In Beauty There Is Guilt, Kansas City, MO

Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Gallery Premiere, New Orleans, LA
Octavia Street Gallery, Camellias, Houston, TX
Stux + Haller, An Injured Armory, New York, NY
LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, Margaret Evangeline: On War, Baton Rouge, LA

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Sabachthani, Lansing, MI
Weber Fine Art, Anatomies of a Flower, Greenwich, CT
Weber Fine Art, Anatomies of a Flower, Scarsdale, NY

Callan Contemporary, At First We Thought We Were Drowning, New Orleans, LA
Stux Gallery, Anatomies Of A Golden Calf, New York City

Heriard-Cimino Gallery, Dreaming In Quicksilver, New Orleans, LA
Kim Foster Gallery, As-If, New York City
Stux Gallery, Timebomb, New York City
Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, Everyday Magic, New York City
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum of Art, Bayous and Ghosts, 2-person with Hunt Slonem, Roanoke, VA
Butters Gallery, Recklessly Blooming, Portland, OR

Cohn Drennan Contemporary, Steel, 2 person with Suguru Hiraide, Dallas, TX

Heriard-Cimino Gallery, Writing to Alexandrie, New Orleans, LA

Elizabeth Moore Fine Art, Hot House, New York, NY
DTR Modern, Distinct Conceptual Voices, Boston, MA
HPGRP Gallery, A Feeling in My Bones, New York, NY
Olin Gallery of Roanoke College, Margaret Evangeline Paintings and Video, Salem, VA

The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Silver Bullets and Holy Water, New Orleans, LA
Byron Roche Gallery, Chicago, IL
DTR Modern, Steel Canvas, Boston, MA
750 7th Avenue Exhibition Lobby Margaret Evangeline: Large Paintings and Works on Metal (1998-
2006), Curator, Helen Varola, New York, NY

KK Projects, (AMERICA), New Orleans, LA
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, Fixing the Attitude in a Slightly Forward Leaning Position, New Orleans, LA
Stux Gallery, Ricochet: The Prodigal Daughter, New York, NY
The Rose Art Museum, Papertrail 1, Waltham, MA
HP Garcia Gallery, Sensory Thresholds, A Decade of Painting, New York, NY
Bergdorf Goodman, Start Points, New York, NY

C. Grimaldis Gallery, Too Pure Water, Baltimore, MD
Chiaroscuro Gallery, Margaret Evangeline, New Work, Scottsdale, AZ
Cheryl McGinnis Gallery, Absence & Presence: Margaret Evangeline & Stephanie Hightower, New
York, NY
Byron Roche Gallery, Tango, Chicago, IL
Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Museum, Dodge A Bullet, Lafayette, Louisiana
Heriard-Cimino Gallery, Exile, Recent Paintings Video and Photography, New Orleans, LA

Stefan Stux Gallery, Shot Through, Recent Paintings, New York, NY
Elizabeth Moore Fine Art, Of Gnarl and Striation, Recent Drawings, New York, NY

Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
Byron Roche Gallery, Chicago, IL

Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Simoons, Wilmington, DE
Thom Andriola/New Gallery, Heavy Metal Girls, Houston, TX
Paul Rodgers/9W, Friendly Fire, New York, NY
Art Resources Transfer, On Light and Shadow, with Fran Siegel, New York, NY

Byron Roche Gallery, Chicago, IL

Paul Rodgers/9W, New York, NY
Byron Roche Gallery, Chicago, IL
Vanier Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art, FL
Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
Alva Gallery, New London, CT

Byron Roche Gallery, Chicago, IL
650 Madison Avenue Exhibition Program, New York, NY

Howard Scott / M13 Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
Hafnarborg Museum of Fine Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
Art Resources Transfer, New York, NY

Nave Museum, Victoria, TX
Saint Peter's Church, Citicorp, New York, NY

Galerie du Tableau, Marseille, France
Windows, Bergdorf Goodman, New York, NY

Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA

Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY

Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA

Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
Artifacts Gallery, Birmingham, AL

Res Nova Gallery, New York, NY

Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL

Res Nova Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA

New Orleans Performing Arts Center, LA

Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Tilden-Foley Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Fine Arts Gallery, University of New Orleans, LA


Verve, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, NY

Summer Exhibition, Weber Fine Art, Greenwich, CT
Francis Greenburger Selects, Love Apple Art Space, Ghent, NY
The Whole Drum Will Sound: Women in Southern Abstraction, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

Exchange x JFG, Galerie Jochen Hempel w/ Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Berlin, Germany Poetic Minimalism, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

Guns in the Hands of Artists, The Senate, Russell Rotunda, Washington, D.C.; Miami Project, Miami, FL; The Aspen Institute, Aspen, CO; Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Group: Matrix, Stux + Haller, New York, NY
Pulp Fictions, Dieu Donné, New York, NY

Imago Mundi: Reparation, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
Guns in the Hands of Artists, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Beautiful Disintegrating Obstinate Horror Drawing, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
...Burning Bright: Tiger tiger, Stux Gallery, New York, NY

Blink, Lynch Tham, New York, NY
Mine: Take What’s Yours, Underline Gallery, New York, NY

Norwood Arts Club, Underline Gallery, New York, NY
Piping Down the Valleys Wild, Stux Gallery, New York, NY
Summer Selections, Kim Foster Gallery, New York, NY
Liminality, Luminosity, and the Everyday, CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO Semi Automatic, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York, NY
Morris at Twenty, Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Cross Connections, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN
RAW, Homespace Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Pacific Standard Time: Art in LA 1945-1980 Niki de Saint Phalle & the West Coast, Here Is Elsewhere Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Recent Acquisitions, Bradbury Gallery, State University, Arkansas

Gun & Knife Show, CentralTrak, University of Texas, Dallas, TX
A Disease of the Oyster, The Pearl, Prospect 2 Satellite, New Orleans, LA
Modern and Contemporary Art From The Permanent Collection, The Hilliard Museum of Art, Lafayette, LA
Connections: A Group Show of Gallery Artists, Stephen Haller Gallery, New York, NY
Focal Points, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY
The Garden, Curators, James Salomon and Beverly Allan, Salomon Contemporary, New York, NY January White Sale, Curator, Beth DeWoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY
Steel, Margaret Evangeline and Suguru Hiraide Cohn Drennnan Contemporary, Dallas , TX

Offerings, Heriard Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA
Think Pink, Curator Beth DeWoody, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Go Figure, J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, NY
The Young Contemporaries, Whitney Art Party, 2010-08
Destruction and Renewal, The Richard Massey Foundation, NYC
Hunt and Chase, Curator Beth DeWoody, Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton, NY
Plank Road, Salomon Contemporary, New York, NY
New York Artists, Gebert Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ
HxWxD: UNO Alumni Show, The University of New Orleans, St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans, LA Muses, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA

Drift, Illuminate Productions, River Thames, London, England Muses (Return), Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA

What’s the Question, Byron Roche Gallery, Chicago, IL 2006 Women and Guns, Delgado College, New Orleans, LA
Opening Group Show, Cheryl McGinnis Fine Art, New York, NY Women and Morals, Alva Gallery, New London, CT
Group Installation, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX
San Antonio Contemporary Art Month, Jack the Pelican Gallery, San Antonio, TX 2005 Paint on Metal, Tucson Museum of Art, Curator Julie Sasse, Tucson, AZ
Margaret Evangeline, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Adaptation Syndrome, Handworkshop, Dinah and Paul Ryan, Curators, Richmond, VA
Through Kids Eyes, Flushing Town Hall Galleries, Cheryl McGinnis, Curator, Flushing, NY
Over the Top and Under the Rug, The Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, D. Dominick Lombardi, Curator, Long Beach, NJ

Landmine Survivors Benefit. Pace Wildenstein Gallery, NYC, (curator Kiki Smith) Armored, Planet Thailand, Rene Pierre Alain, Curator, Brooklyn, NY
Personal Space, Gigantic ArtSpace, New York, NY
Mindscape, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
Wry Material, Jack the Pelican Presents, Williamsburg/Brooklyn, NY
New York Artists, Opelousas Museum, Curator Nan Weir, Opelousas, LA
Heavy Metal, Columbus Museum, Curator Wyona Lynch-McWhite, Columbus, GA

Abstraction, Winston Wachter Mayer, New York, NY
<-Not(Painting)>, The Ise Foundation, Curator Koan Jeff Baysa, New York, NY Summer Group Show, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR
Gun & Wound Show, White Box Gallery, Curator, Alisoun Meehan, New York, NY Materiality, Wayne State University, Sandra Dupret, Curator, Detroit, MIWomankind, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR

New Concepts, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY
New Faces '02, Robert Kidd Gallery, Curator, Ray Fleming, Birmingham, MI Lysis, Pamela Auchincloss Projects, Curator, Koan Jeff Baysa, New York, NY500 Works on Paper, Gary Snyder Fine Art, New York, NY
Postcards From The Edge, Sperone Westwater, New York, NY
25th Anniversary Selections Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York, NY New Talent, Alpha Gallery, Boston, MA
Body Work, Islip Museum, Islip, New York, Leslie Heller, Curator
Art Omi Anniversary, Paul Rodgers/9W, New York, NY

Julia Street North, Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA
Body Work, The Work Space, New York, NY, Lesley Heller, Curator
Beauty and the Beast, Paul Rodgers 9/W, New York, NY
Outlooks, Paul Rodgers/9W, New York, NY
Group Show, Pfizer Inc., New York, NY, Lisa Hatchadoorian, Assistant Corporate Curator Affinities, Anita Friedman Fine Arts, New York, NY, Robert Edleman, Gina Fiore, Curators Reactions, Exit Art, New York, NY, Jodi Hanel and Bibi Marti, Curators

68 Years, 68 Masters, ACA Galleries, New York, NY
Younger Artists, Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY Selections, Summer 2000, The Drawing Center, New York, NY Summer Group Show, Vanier Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Months and Moons, ACA Gallery, New York, NY
Between Tenderness and Tension, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taiwan, Chien Hui Kao, Curator Ethereal and Material, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE, Dede Young, Curator
Summer Group Show, Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Contemporary Masters, Blue Hill Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY

Margaret Evangeline and Linda Schrank, Rosenberg & Koffman Gallery, New York, NY Marilyn!, E. Peterson Gallery, New York, NY
Artists as Teachers, Merrill Lynch Financial Center, The Lobby Gallery, New York, NY, Helen Varola, Curator
Vanishing Point. Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY
Self Image, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
Art/OMI Open Studio Tour, Omi, NY
The Power of Drawing, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY

Crossing Lines, Art in General, curated by Madeline Weinrib and New York, NY
Pay Per It, Sideshow 195, Brooklyn, NY
Modular Component, Central Fine Arts, New York, NY
What's On The Wall, Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
Open Salvo, White Box Gallery, curated by Juan Puntes, New York, NY Paper, Jeffery Coploff Fine Art, New York, NY
Gramercy Park Art Fair, Gina Fiore Salon, New York, NY
Architectonic, Chi Meat, Brooklyn, NY

On Paper, Avanti Gallery, New York, NY
Natural Selection, Z Gallerie, New York, NY, Dominique Nahas, Curator
World View, Rosenberg & Kaufman Fine Art, New York, NY
Solo, Museum of the City of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Americans in Italy and Italians in America, Teatro Degli Artisti, Rome
67 Broad Street, The Art Exchange Show, Jeffrey Coploff Fine Art, New York, NY Fresh, Jeffrey Coploff Fine Arts, New York, NY

Light & Color, Jeffrey Coploff Fine Art, New York, NY

Wirstrom & Asprodites, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA

12th Annual, Alexandria Museum, Alexandria, LA, Peter Frank, Curator
Summer Group Show, Jaffe Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

Under Glass & in the Round, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, LA
Summer Group Show, Res Nova Gallery, New York, NY
Big, Contemporary Arts Center, Lew Thomas, Curator, New Orleans, LA


Elizabeth Beecher Publications, London. We Thought We Were Drowning But It Was Only Love,
Margaret Evangeline, Lilly Wei, Dominique Nahas

Charta Art Books, Milan. Sabachthani: Why Have You Forsaken Me?, Margaret Evangeline, Jonathan
Goodman, Dominique Nahas, Julie Fontenot Landry

Charta Art Books, Milan. Margaret Evangeline: Shooting Through The Looking Glass, Edward Lucie-
Smith, Margaret Evangeline, Dominique Nahas


The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Competition Nominee

Artists Summer Institute, Creative Capital Professional Development Program

Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship Nominee

Art Omi Artist Residency Board Member

30th Anniversary of University of New Orleans Honored Artist Alumna with Peter Halley and
Lucky DeBellevue
Louisiana Artworks International Artist-in-Residence

Joan Mitchell Foundation Moderator for Artists Visit Artists Part 1 and 2, Louisiana Artworks,
New Orleans, LA
The Benjamin M. Rosen Family Foundation Publishing Grant, New York, NY

The Richard Massey Foundation Grant for Site-Specific Installation, KK Projects, New Orleans, LA
New York Advisory Board for Louisiana Artworks, Member

Mary Baldwin College, Susan Paul Firestone Award in Contemporary Art, Staunton, VA

Santa Fe Art Institute, NY Artist-in-Residence, Santa Fe, NM

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY

ART/OMI Foundation Artist in Residence, Omi, NY


Art OMI 25th Anniversary Exhibition, The Fields Sculpture Park at the OMI International Arts
Center, Ghent, NY

Glass Like A Memory, Steel Like A Valentine (public commission), Michigan State University,
Lansing, MI

HarborArts /French Flair Kite, Boston Harbor Shipyard, Boston, MA
Another (America), Richard J. Massey Foundation, NYC

DRIFT: Saved From the Waters, Illuminate Productions, River Thames, London, UK
Zen Marksman, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

(AMERICA), KK Projects, St. Roch, New Orleans, LA

Gunshot Landscape, The Fields Sculpture Park, Art Omi International, Ghent NY

Mother, A.R.T. Gallery, New York, NY


“Margaret Evangeline”, NY ARTS, International Edition, Vol. 11 no 11/12, 2007
Sabachthani: Why Have You Forsaken Me? Milan: Charta Art Books, 2012.
Architectural Digest, Art Across America, pg. 72, Featured Artist, September 2002
Art Index, PBS Special with Host Joy Glidden, Episode 2, October, 2011,
“Best Talk,” April 18, 1998, Channel 11, WPIX. New York, NY, Studio Interview (filmed in artist's
Artnet, The Future of Commercial Art Galleries, Part Two, August 20, 2014
BBC News, Art Exhibition on the Thames, September 25, 2008
D'Art International. Illustration. Fall/Winter Vol.2, #1. Pg. 1
Dutch, “G-spot” Fashion Editorial by Michael Sanders, illustrations, May-June 2001
Harper's Bazaar, Fashion Editorial, illus., Sept. 1996, pp. 190, 195
House Beautiful, Interior Design Interview, illus., 2011, pp 120-121
Interview Magazine, Fashion Editorial, illus., April 2005
Manner Vogue, "Wilde Western," Fashion Editorial, illustrations, June 1997, pp. 48, 55
New Observations, The Cultural Traveler’s Guide, issue #128, Spring/Summer 2001
The Leaf Chronicle, ‘Museum Exhibits Works by Margaret Evangeline’, Sept. 18th, 2014
The New York Review of Books, Brushes and Combs, Mar. 4, 1999.
The New York Sun, Calendar: Art: Works on Paper, illustration, Aug. 2-4, 2002, illustration
Publisher’s Weekly, Review: Sabachthani, November 12, 2012
Review Magazine, Dec. 1, 1998 issue. Cover illustration
River North News, Art Notes, Vol. 13, Is. 21, October 7, 2000
Shape, October, 2002, pp. 165, 169. Illustration.
Willamette Week, Thirteen Things To Do In Portland, Aug 15, 2014
Anderson, Alex
Elegant Complexity, KC, Sept 20, 2016
Artner, Alan G.
“Margaret Evangeline, Chicago Tribune, October 10, 2008
“Margaret Evangeline’s Abstractions,” Chicago Tribune, June 9, 2006
“Margaret Evangeline’s Abstractions,” Chicago Tribune, August 24, 2001
Barnes, Curt
“Margaret Evangeline: Painting by Other Means,” New York Arts Magazine, April 2005
Baysa, Koan Jeff
”Around Town with Koan Jeff Baysa,” ArtSlant, January 2010
Beer, Jonathan,
“Margaret Evangeline: Shooting Through The Looking Glass,” The Brooklyn Rail, March 2012
Bergerson, Chris
“Seeing is Believing,” Metrowest Daily News, February 3, 2008
Bookhardt, Eric D.
“Muses: Recent Work by Female Artists,” Gambit, January 19, 2009
“Long Shots,” Gambit, November 4, 2008
“Recent Work by Margaret Evangeline, Gambit Recommended, Friday, April 11, 2006
“Body Paint,”Gambit, April, 2001
“Blurring the Boundaries,”Gambit, June 23,1999
“Feminine Mysteries,” Gambit, February, 1993
“Abstraction, Time & Place,” Art Papers, Dec. 1997
“Abstraction, Time & Place,” Gambit, March-April 1997
“Margaret Wirstrom: Paintings,”Art Papers, March-April 1991 pg. 58
Bowers, J
“Margaret Evangeline: Too Pure Water At C. Grimaldis Gallery through Dec. 2”, CITY PAPER, Nov. 29,
Brasted, Chelsea
“Baton Rouge-born artist Margaret Evangeline’s rifle-shot work part of LSU MOA retrospective,” The
Times Picayune,, March 6, 2015
Budick, Ariella
“Woman to Woman,” Newsday, Sunday April 21, 2000
Burke, Catherine
“Dehisce and A Course in Minerals,” dart, #22 SPRING/SUMMER 2008, p. 38
Calas, Terrington
"Muses: Anti-Trend" The New Orleans Art Review, March/April 2009 pg. 4.
“Margaret Wirstrom's Spiritualism,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 9, no. 3, pg. 19, January 1991
“Margaret Wirstrom's New Work,” The New Orleans Art Review, vol. 86-87, no.3, 1987
“Abstraction In Louisiana,” (catalog), Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 1982
“Four Artists: A New Direction,” Figaro, 1980
Catton, Pia
“Showing All That Glitters,” The Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2013
Chin, Marilyn
“The Phoenix Gone, The Terrace Empty,” Milkweed Editions, 1994; cover illustration
Cleveland, David
"Margaret Evangeline, Stux and Elizabeth Moore Fine Art" Artnews, October, 2005
Colman, David
“Minimal Efforts” Elle Décor, Jan./Feb. 2010 pg. 81 and 85
Copeland, Alex
“Heavy Metals” Dallas Observer, September 2011
Cotter, Holland
“Wry Material”, The New York Times, February 6, 2004
“Sampling Brooklyn”, The New York Times, January 23, 2004
Cunningham, Kevin
“Rough and Almost Ready,” The Houston Chronicle, January 28, 1990
Dalton, Jennifer
“Art In General Presents Work That's Not ‘Off the Wall’,’ The Tribeca Tribune, Vol. V, No.4, Dec.
1998, pg. 42
Delaney, Tim
“Nave Museum will feature new exhibit,” The Victoria Advocate, March 5th, 1998, pg. 1
Dannatt, Adrian
"Margaret Evangeline: friendly fire”, The Art Newspaper, # 135, April, 2003
Dillon, Noah
“Tickety Tock,” Artslant New York, January 2012
Fagaly, William
“Women Artists' News,” Huepoints, vol. 8. No. 2,1993
Freckmann, Donna
“New Orleans Artists Display Work at Pensacola's Art on the Tracks,” Pensacola News Journal, pg. 10,
July 14, 1989
Febres, George
“My Cousin the Saint,” (catalog) Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA, 1983
Garden Castro, Jan
“Emerging Art at The Fields Sculpture Park: Omi International Arts Center”, Sculpture, Vol. 26 No. 8,
Oct. 2007
Genocchio, Benjamin
“Margaret Evangeline at Paul Rodgers/9W”, review, illustration. Art in America, July 2003
Germer, Sophia (Photographer)
Photos: The Contemporary Arts Center host Warehouse District art crawl (Slideshow), New Orleans
Advocate, Oct 1, 2016
Goodman, Jonathan
“Margaret Evangeline An Injured Armory,” The Brooklyn Rail, June 3, 2015
Green, Roger
“Margaret Wirstrom,” Times-Picayune, Dec. 2, 1991
“Lagniappe,” Times-Picayune, 1985
“Energy Highlights,” Times-Picayune, 1983
“Lagniappe,” States-Item, 1978
Gruber, Richard J.
“Silver Bullets and Holy Water: Paintings By Margaret Evangeline,” Country Roads, October 2008
Halasz, Piri
“MO/PO-MO ABSTRACTION,” From The Mayor’s Doorstep, no. 47, June 2003, pg. 10
Halperin, Julia
“VP candidate Tim Kaine sponsors gun art show in Washington, DC,” The Art Newspaper, Oct 5 2016
Hazelwood, Carl E.
“Crossing Lines,” Art Papers, May/June 1999. Pg. 46
Heartney, Eleanor
“Margaret Wirstrom,” Art in America, December 1992
Houston, David
“Uneasy Waters” Introduction, 2010
Kemp, John R.
“Margaret Evangeline: Ogden Museum of Southern Art,” ARTnews, February 2009
Henderson, Harvest
“Fine Mettle in Brushed Aluminum,” The Oregonian, Friday, May 21, 2004
Johnson, Ken
“[Not (Painting)], Review. The New York Times, July 4, 2003. p. E30
“Mindscape”, The New York Times, July 9, 2004
Johnson, Richard
"We hear... " Page Six. The New York Post, April 1, 2003
Jones, Malcolm, McGuigan, Cathleen
“Toward a New New Orleans,” Newsweek, May 5, 2008, p. 51
Jordan, George
“Critic's Choice,” GO Magazine, 1984
Katz, Alex
“Biennial,” (catalog), Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL, 1982. Illustration
Karmel, Pepe
“The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now,” ARTnews, April 2013
“Sincere and Ironic Abstraction”, lecture, The Art Students League Of New York, AICA Series, May
15, 2002
Kinzer, Stephen
“For Artists, A Sanctuary from Sept. 11”, The New York Times, January 23, 2002. Illustration
LeVie, Virginia
“Upscale Art,” New Orleans Art Review, v. 4, n. 1, 1985
Lynch-McWhite, Wyona
“Heavy Metal,” Catalog, The Columbus Museum Uptown, April-1 2004
Lippard, Lucy
“Louisiana Premiere: Women Artists,” (catalog), 1982
Lombardi, D. Dominick
“Extreme Precision: A Conversation with Margaret Evangeline,” Sculpture, Jan./Feb.2010 Vol. 29 No. 1
“Bending Nature at Will,” The New York Times, Westchester Weekly Desk, 2004
“Adaptation Syndrome,” New York Arts Magazine, vol 10, #56
“Over the Top-Under the Rug,” dART International Magazine, Winter 2005/06
Lucie-Smith, Edward, Dominique Nahas
“Margaret Evangeline”, Charta Art Books, Milan, Italy, Fall 2011
MacCash, Douglas
“Love Heels,” The Times Picayune, Friday, March 31, 2006
“Artistic Ammunition,” The Times Picayune, Friday, April 9, 2004
“Score another one for Non-Objectivity,” Times-Picayune, Lagniappe, June 19,1999
“UNO Grads Making Their Marks on the Art World,” Times-Picayune, Lagniappe, September 24, 1999
“Woman to Woman,” Newsday, Sunday, April 21, 2000
Macdonald, Fiona
“River Flows with Creativity with Drift,” The Metro Newspaper, London, September 25, 2008
McQuaid, Cate
"New Talent Show," The Boston Globe, June 21, 2002 Boston, MA
Mannisto, Glenn
“The Stuff of Art,” Metro Times, review, illustration, April 23, 2003
Matteson, Nathan
“5 Shows to See Now,” New City, (Chicago) Vol.15, No. 645, October 19, 2000
McLellan, Marian
“Calculated, Distilled,” The New Orleans Art Review, May/June 2001, pg. 28-31 illustration
Mcnatt, Glenn
“An Annie Oakley Approach”, Baltimore Sun, November 15, 2006
Murphy, Jay, Peter Halley, and Hunt Slonem
“Margaret Wirstrom Paintings and Drawings,” Pensacola Museum of Art, (catalogue introduction,
essay, and forward), May 1991
Murray, Michael P.
“Over the Top and Under the Rug at SICA,” The Two River Times, September 16, 2005
Nahas, Dominique
“Margaret Evangeline in Conversation with Dominique Nahas,” Margaret Evangeline, Charta Art
Books, Milan, Italy, Fall 2011
“Lysis,” d’Art International Magazine, Fall 2002, pg. 19-21
“Margaret Evangeline,” New Art Examiner, September, 1998, pg. 57-58
“Margaret Evangeline, Camille Series,” (catalog) Edition Stern, 1996
“Light and Color,” Review Magazine, November 15, 1996, pg. 14
“A Natural Selection,” exhibition essay, Z Gallery, New York, NY, May-June 1997
“Margaret Evangeline & John Galliano, Art & Fashion,” The Windows of Bergdorf Goodman, March
“A Conversation, Dominique Nahas and Margaret Evangeline”, Margaret Evangeline, Holey Space,
The Ogden
Museum of Southern Art, 2010
Parkey, Josh
“Margaret Evangeline: Shooting Through the Looking Glass,” International Sculpture Center Blog,
October 12, 2011
Pfohl, Katie
“Museum Muses: Dr. Leone Elliott,” Country Roads, February 2015
Pollock, Barbara
“Wry Material”, Time Out New York, Feb 5-12, 2004. Issue 436
Rockwell, Steve
“Linda Schrank and Margaret Evangeline,” d'Art International Magazine, vol. 2, #2, Spring-Summer
1999, page 41
Rush, Michael
“Sabachthani”, Interview and Essay, 2014, Eli and Edythe Broad Museum Catalog
“Rush Interactive,” Interview, 2005,, A Museum of Modern Art Affiliate
“Margaret Evangeline. The Confessions of Mlle. G.,” (catalog) Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary
Art, May, 2001
“The Confessions of Mlle. G.,” (catalog) Selections, Summer 2000, The Drawing Center, New York,
NY, June 2000
“Vanishing Pt.,” Review Magazine, April 1999
Rothluebber, Francis
“Once Upon A Time, AMERICA,” Won: The Mind Aware, 2010, 2 illustrations
Schwan, Gary
“What makes this Museum Hot?” Palm Beach Post, December 22, 2002 pg. 1J & 4J
“Painting, Rumpled Bed Offer Brave Exhibition,” Palm Beach Post, May 13, 2001 pg. 4J
“Norton busy raising more than...” Palm Beach Post, December 23, 2001. Pg. 5j
Shea, Al
"Artscan," Gambit, New Orleans, Aug. 8, 1989, pg. 27
"Artscan," Gambit, New Orleans, Jan. 17, 1987, pg. 20
Sheets, Hilarie
“Making Her Mark,” 1stDibs, January 12, 2015
Sim, Deborah A.
"National Women Artists Invitational Exhibition, A Review,” Clemson University, SC, 1986, catalog
Simpson, Joel
“The Modern Life” Block Magazine, February 13, 2004
Sjostrom, Jan
“Artist Constructs her Work from Paper, Pain” Palm Beach Daily News, May 11, 2001
Lucie-Smith, Edward
“Uneasy Waters”, The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 2010
Sozanski, Edward J.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 14, 2003 pg. W37
Speer, Richard
“Visual Arts,” Willamette Week, May, 2004
Stark, Clarissa
“An Art Break,” The Brandeis Hoot, February 9, 2007
Thomasos, Denyse. Wei, Lilly. Weinrib, Madeline
“Crossing Lines,” Art in General catalog. 1999
Thrun, Neil, “Margaret Evangeline: In Beauty there is Guilt,” Weinberger Fine Art, KC Studio, Sept 20, 2016
Volkmar, Karl
“Reason Knows Not the Reasons of the Heart,” The New Orleans Art Review, April/May 2010
“Trentennial: MFA at UNO,” The New Orleans Art Review, May/June/July 2009 pg. 3
“Margaret Evangeline's New Work,” The New Orleans Art Review, April/May 2006
“Metallica,” The New Orleans Art Review, MAY/June 2004, pp. 10,11, 12
“Artists and Guns”; The New Orleans Art Review, Winter 2014-2015, pp. 16-20
Waddington, Chris
“Nature's Poetry on Canvas,” Times-Picayune, Lagniappe, September 1994, pg. 25, illustration
“Best of 1993,” Times-Picayune, Lagniappe, Jan.1994
“Elegance in Abstract,” Times-Picayune, Lagniappe, February 1993
“Maximum Size,” Times-Picayune, Lagniappe, December 1996
Walmsley, James S.
“Stroke of Genius,” Southern Accents, November-December 1996, pp. 125-134
Walker, Myra and William Fagaly
“Louisiana Women In Contemporary Art” (catalogue), University of Southern Illinois, 1983,
“Solo, Una Propuesta de Arte Universal en el Museo de la Ciudad,” El Punto de las Artes, pg. 4, No. 103,
Julio 1997
Wei, Lilly
“We Thought We Were Drowning But It Was Only Love,” (catalog), Callan Contemporary, Dec. 2013,
“Margaret Evangeline at the Hilliard Art Museum and at Heriard-Cimino,” Art in America, Jan. 2007,
pg. 151
“Margaret Evangeline Is This It? A Survey of Paintings 1996-98,” (catalog) Royston Nave Museum,
March, 1998
“Crossing Lines,” (catalog) Art in General, 1999.
“Margaret Evangeline at Galerie Simonne Stern,” Art in America, Jan. 2000, No. 1, p125, illustration
“Younger Artists 2000,” Artnews, Apr. 2001, pg. 144
Williams, Peter
“Margaret Evangeline”, The Detroiter, review, illustration. April 17, 2003
Worth, Alexis
“Goings on about Town, Beauty and The Beast,” The New Yorker, August 20 & 27, 2001
Zimmermann, Mark
“-[not(painting)],” artUS inaugural issue November-December 2003, pg. 36


50 West, New York, NY
Al Manahil Entertainment Company Ltd., Riyadh, Saudia Arabia Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
Albuquerque Museum of Art, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX
Audubon Brokers, New Orleans, LA
Bank of the South, Atlanta, GA
Bradbury Gallery, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro AR
Leo Castelli Gallery of Brenau University, Gainesville, GA
Cannon's Restaurant, New Orleans, LA
Chanel Collection, Sydney, Australia
Chanel Collection, Hong Kong, China
Chanel Collection, Toronto, Canada
Children's Hospital, New Orleans, LA
Chestnut Tower, Chicago, IL
CU Art Museum, University of Colorado Boulder
Customs House Museum, Clarksville, TN
Digital Communications Associates, Alpharetta, GA
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University, Roanoke, VA
The Eli and Edythe Broad Museum, East Lansing, MI
Entergy Foundation, Jackson, MS
Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA
The Fields Sculpture Park, Art Omi International, Ghent, NY
First City Bank, Baton Rouge, LA
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
Hilton Hotel, Palm Beach, FL
Holland & Knight, Chicago, IL
Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
Hyatt Regency, Washington, DC
Illuminate Productions, London, England
The James New York, NY
Jax Brewery Development, New Orleans, LA
Iberia Bank, Lafayette, LA
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Lobman & Carnahan, Metairie, LA
LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
The McNay Art Museum, San Antonio TX
Meeschaert, Paris, France
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA
Morrison Productions, New Orleans, LA
Neevelgarde Building, Nieuwegein, Netherlands
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA
The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA
Olin Gallery of Roanoke College, Salem, VA
Omni Hotel, Miami, FL
Omnicom Hotel, New York, NY
The Paul & Lulu Hilliard Museum, Lafayette, LA
Pensacola Museum of Art, FL
Pfizer, New York, NY
Radisson Suite Hotel, New Orleans, LA
The Richard J. Massey Foundation for the Arts and Sciences, New York, NY The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
Truman Center for the Healing Arts, Kansas City, MO
RxArt, New York, NY
Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfern, New Orleans, LA
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
Texaco, Houston, TX
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Wayne State University Art Collection, Detroit, MI