Artist: Cheyenne Julien and Kevin Evans
Exhibition title: D.O.E.
Curated by: Freeman Gallery
Venue: American Medium, New York, US
Date: May 12 – June 18, 2017
Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artists and American Medium, New York
American Medium is proud to present D.O.E., curated by FREEMAN Gallery.
With the threat of imminent cuts to federal arts programs and funding, FREEMAN Gallery presents the work of two New York artists who attended public arts high schools – Cheyenne Julien, graduate of Art and Design High School Class of 2012, and Kevin Evans, graduate of Edward R. Murrow High School Class of 2008. Both were born and raised in New York City.
Cheyenne Julien (b. 1994, Bronx, NY) is an artist who lives and works in The Bronx. Cheyenne received her BFA in Painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she was a recipient of the Florence Leif Award. She has participated in residencies at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and the OxBow School of Art.
Kevin Evans (b.1990, Brooklyn, NY) received his BFA from Cooper Union in 2013. He has participated in residences at The OxBow School of Art and Bruce High Quality Foundation University.
Cheyenne Julien, Martin, 2017, Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches
Cheyenne Julien, The Nanny, 2017, Acrylic on canvas, 10 x 12 inches
Cheyenne Julien, Brandon, 2017, Oil on canvas, 16 x 20 inches
Cheyenne Julien, Shook, 2017, Acrylic and oil on canvas, 9 x 12 inches
Cheyenne Julien, Untitled(Nike Boy), 2017, Acrylic on canvas, 9 x 12 inches
Cheyenne Julien, Chacha Beach, 2017, Acrylic on paper, 22 x 30 inches
Cheyenne Julien, Untitled (Girl with Flower), 2017, Oil on canvas, 8 x 10 inches
Cheyenne Julien, The Painter, 2017, Ink and charcoal on paper, 22 x 30 inches
Kevin Evans, fuschia sweets, 2017, Mixed media, 24 x 15 x 4 inches
Kevin Evans, microminimany, 2017, Mixed media, 9 x 20 x 45 inches
Kevin Evans, baby German shepherd, 2015, Mixed media, 22 x 5 x 29 inches
Kevin Evans, house party at Donatella’s, 2016, Mixed media, 6 x 10 x 49 inches
Kevin Evans, lantern outside china, 2017, Mixed media, 41 x 20 x 65 inches
Kevin Evans, on my mantle, 2016, Mixed media, 6 x 9 x 30 inches
Kevin Evans, nickelby, 2017, Mixed media, 24 x 15 x 4 inches
Kevin Evans, save for ever, 2017, Mixed media, 8 x 11 inches