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PAINTINGS

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2020:  CORONAVIRUS                         CRAZY QUILT

A visual inventory of just some of the pantry items we relied upon during the COVID -19 pandemic.

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COVID QUILT BLOCK: EVAPORATED MILK (1/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: RITZ CRACKERS (2/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: TOILET PAPER (5/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: BAKING FLOUR (19/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: BUTTER (3/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: RED BEANS (18/24)
QUILT BLOCK: BISQUICK (4/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: DIET COKE (7/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: SANDWICH BREAD (6/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: NUTELLA (8/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: CANNED TUNA (9/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: SRIRACHA (10/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: ICE CREAM (11/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: BOTTLED WATER(12/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: PASTA (13/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: CANNED SARDINES (14/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: SPAM (15/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: TAKIS (16/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: WINE IN A CAN (20/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: FRENCH FRIES (17/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: PEANUT BUTTER (22/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: CANNED PINEAPPLE (21/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP (23/24)
COVID QUILT BLOCK: ROOT BEER (24/24)
CORONAVIRUS CRAZY QUILT

2018:  SACRED SPACES

"There is an honesty in the color and improvisational architecture of [vernacular buildings]...Like magpie nests, [they] are created from, and decorated by, the occasional bits and pieces of colorful flotsam found in the environment."

 -Arie A. Galles, In Celebration of Improvisational Architecture: Beverly Buchanan
 
ARTIST'S STATEMENT
PARK PLACE SHOE REPAIR
MARINOL BEAUTY SHOP
LIGHT BULBS UNLIMITED
CREAM BURGER
BROWN'S CURIOSITY STYLE SHOP
SEVENTEEN MILES FOR A GALLON OF MILK
JESUCRISTO TODO PODEROSO
LOLA'S DEPOT: HOME OF REALITY
SOUTHSIDE SCRAP METAL
WHERE I CONJURED HER UP

2015-2017: MY HOUSTON

“Amy's latest paintings are odes to bygone restaurants and dining spots that once defined our city's zeitgeist."

-Catherine Anspon,

Paper City Magazine

ARTIST'S STATEMENT
MONARCH CLEANERS & LAUNDERERS
AQUARIUM LOUNGE
CRAIG'S
ALL THAT GLITTERS
CHICKEN 'N' EGGROLL
BLANCO'S
PIG STAND NO. 7
JOSEPHINE APARTMENTS
WARP N WOOF
TOKYO GARDENS
SWAN DEN
SHAMROCK HOTEL
CRYSTAL BEAUTY SHOP
FELIX MEXICAN RESTAURANT
POOR MAN'S COUNTRY CLUB
HAIRNET & RABBIT’S FOOT
FACE POWDER & ERASER
CANY NECKLACE & VEGETABLE PEELER
SANTA MUG & COMB
PERFUME & EXTENSION CORD
BOBBY PINS & VAMPIRE TEETH

2016: THINGS THAT GO                      WITH OYSTERS

"I will always treasure my time on the water with Unk and Gloria, sitting in a boat together, eating Nabs and hunting for oysters."

-Amy C. Evans,

"The Oysterman"

HOT SAUCE
STICK O' CRACKERS
COLD BEER
LEMON
MORE OYSTERS
GLOVES
DIAMONDS
LOVE
KNIFE
CORN MEAL

2015: SALTVILLE STORIES

“I took the [Saltville] cookbook home with the same anticipation I would have for finding a new novel. And as I read more of the descriptions…I found myself thinking about the work of my friend, the artist Amy Cameron Evans."

 

-From “The Art of the Saltville Centennial Cookbook” by Ronni Lundy, Southern Cultures, Fall 2017

ARTIST'S STATEMENT
VIRGIE
ELIZABETH
IONA
MARIE
RUBY
GERTRUDE
LEOTA
THELMA
ROBERTA
SARAH
BERTHA

2014: VINTAGE BEAUTY

2014: VINTAGE BEAUTY

A collection of paintings created

for a special one-person exhibit at Kiehl's Houston, celebrating vintage beauty treatments that a generation of  women found in their kitchen cupboards. 

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AGNES
ANGELA
AURORA
MARGE
ESTHER
MAXINE

2007-2013: THE LADIES

“Amy's work documents small, intimate histories of characters we’ll never actually meet, but we certainly know the likes of."

 

-Kat Kinsman, CNN'S Eatocracy

 
ARTIST'S STATEMENT
VI
EDNA
IVY
ETTA
PAULINE
PEARL
ESTHER
ZELDA
JOSEPHINE
IDA
LORETTA
GERALDINE
LENA
MAE
VELMA
VERA
RUTH
AGNES
DOT
FRANCINE
RUBY
OUIDA
MADGE
ETHEL
GLADYS
MARGIE
HAZEL
THELMA
EUDORA
MATILDA
CAMILLE
ELISE
CLARA
LOUISE
ELIZA
FLANNERY No. 2
FERDINAND
STELLA
ST. ANTHONY
FRANK
MALINDA
GAYLE
ALICE
ESTELLE
SAM
JOSEPH
FRANCESCA
BEN
UNTITLED
CORDELIA
EMMA
FANNY
NETTA
EUNICE
LUCILLE
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