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.

"You will find in my work the many awkward or lonely footpaths of the American South, body pain, bombs, card games, fairy tales that were feminist adumbrations, tough references and materials that are resistant to aesthetics, and politics. The very business of being an artist is to examine the unimportant and the unseen, what we have been conditioned not to see.  I see in the drawing of a camellia the drawing of a wound. My culture is underrepresented in American visual art. I am a descendent of Southwest Louisiana acadians. As yet I don’t think acadian women  (especially of my generation) have a place at the table. We’ve seen a lot and have a lot to say.
Now I have the maturity to embrace my own culture where in the past I have been reticent to embrace what comes naturally to me. There is a certain kind of mark making prevalent in the American South and it takes a while to know that it’s not the subject matter itself that makes you Southern, it’s the way you mark the canvas. Cy Twombly is a good example. He broke with Postwar Abstraction when he began to recognize his innate tendency to express himself with authenticity through mark making. This, his love of the antiquity, and an unusual use of space and palette made him different from the original Abstract Expressionists.
The thrust of my work is political and performative. Encoded in the drawings of a camellia is a wound that is and always has been at the center of my work. I have the maturity to embrace my culture with its sometimes misfit approaches. I gravitated to the use of crystallina  mixed with oil paint in the late 70’s as it seemed to add a spiritualized element to certain colors. Even to the most secular southern artist there is an understanding that we are here as divine beings to have a human experience. That’s tradition in the writings of Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner, Carson McCullers, Truman Capote. I exploit materials in order to show that supranatural dimension.  My use of the color gold alludes to an incorruptible light just as it acknowledges a conflicting side of the golden aura that it, like power, can be overturned to expose corruptibility. I like to start with something and turn it on its head. I like aesthetically skipping around in a series to produce disturbances. Danger and turbulence shake out our inner dialogs to bring us to a wordless state where visions form.  I like that Edward Lucie- Smith writes “[Margaret Evangeline’s images] can be described as uneasy…surprises that sneak up on one…that astonish the creator as much as they surprise the audience.” As Lucie-Smith likes to point out these are unforced surprises. This may be a result of my growing up in a Francophonic culture without the use of its language (I didn’t speak it). This left me with unexpressed perceptions that I later took up in painting and various other media. I found it boundlessly fascinating later that blessure in French means wound. In tracing this etymology further I found that in Old English blessing was based on the word blod.  To mark was to consecrate and a consecration was done in blood.
The same goes for my installation of shot prison mirrors, “Ruination and Redemption.” Viewers can see themselves caught in a situation that  on the face of it can never be fixed. That is the meaning of ruination. Through peripheral vision, what arises is a ghostly grace, partly through the text of “Amazing Grace” but partly it’s something else. Outside of this picture plane one can begin to see the possibility of an unmerited blessing.
In another series of small paintings that began darkly as silky surfaces there is the interruption of an unsteady haunted rectangle, a room.   It is interesting to note that in medieval times The Keep was a castle tower originally meant for keeping the owners safe. Sometimes it became a prison. The title of this series, The Keep, (Lock Her Up) references a global tendency that wants to box women in." - Evangeline
b. 1943, Baton Rouge, Louisiana




MFA, University of New Orleans



BA, University of New Orleans





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 Art Works 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





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, Startpoints, 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, Heavymetalgirls, 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





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





Pulse Miami Beach, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Miami, FL

Art Context Miami, Kim Foster Gallery, Miami, FL

Art on Paper, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New York, NY



Volta 12 Basel, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Volta, Switzerland

Scope Miami Beach, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Miami, FL



Scope Miami Beach, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, Miami, FL



Dallas Art Fair, Salomon Contemporary, Dallas, TX

Scope Miami Beach, Callan Contemporary, Miami, FL



Dallas Art Fair, Winston Wachter Fine Art, New York, NY

The Armory Show, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY



Chicago Art Fair, J. Cacciola Gallery

Toronto Art Fair, J. Cacciola Gallery



Red Dot Fair, NYC, Butters Gallery, Portland, OR



Scope Miami Beach, Jack the Pelican Gallery, Miami, FL



AAF Fair, Cheryl McGinnis, New York, NY



Art Chicago, Byron Roche Gallery, Chicago, IL

AAF Fair, Butters Gallery, Alva Gallery, New York, NY



Art Chicago, Navy Piers, Byron Roche Gallery Space, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions



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.

Guns in the Hands of Artists, Miami Project, Miami, FL

Guns in the Hands of Artists, The Aspen Institute, Aspen, CO

Guns in the Hands of Artists, 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



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



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 Zoubak 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, MI

Womankind, 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, NY

500 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,


Summer Group Show, Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

Contemporary Masters, Blue Hill Cultural Center, Pearl River, NY



Margaret Evangeline and Linda Schrank, Rosenberg + Kaufman 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 Pt. 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 Gallery, 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





The Rose Art Museum, Empires and Environments, Waltham, MA



The Rose Art Museum, Papertrail 1, Waltham, MA



Heriard-Cimino Gallery, Jo Smail: Degrees of Fluency, New Orleans, LA



Cynthia Broan Gallery, Vanishing Point, 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”, CITYPAPER, 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,” Art Slant 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 Nahaas

“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

“One Upon A Time, AMERICA,” One: 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

“Mettalica,” 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




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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

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

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL

Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA

Morrison Productions, New Orleans, LA

Nevelgaarde 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