Bob Evermon

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Born (1941-04-24) April 24, 1941 (age 83)
Lohrville, Iowa
CitizenshipUnited States of America
  • Studio artist
  • Academic
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of New Mexico
Academic work
InstitutionsEmily Carr University of Art and Design

Bob Evermon is a studio artist and academic. He is a Professor Emeritus at Emily Carr University of Art and Design.[1]


Evermon received his BFA from the Minneapolis College of Art. He did his Masters from the University of New Mexico.[2]


Evermon started his academic career as an Assistant Printmaking Instructor at The Minneapolis College of Art in 1963 and became the Assistant in Printmaking at the Summer School there in 1964. At the University of Mexico, he was a Graduate Assistant in Printmaking from 1964 to 1965. He was a Printer and did research at Tamarind Lithography Workshop Inc in Hollywood, Ca in 1965 while he was also an Instructor of Printmaking at the University of California, Long Beach. From 1969 to 1970, he was an Assistant Professor of Art at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. After that, he was appointed the Head of Printmaking department and a Full Professor at the Cranbrook Academy of Art.[3] In 1973, he became a Full Professor, teaching in the fine arts department at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design for over 30 years.[4][5] Since 2018, he has been Professor Emeritus at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. [6]


Evermon's work is focused on fine art hand printing stone lithography, and his work has been exhibited in both solo shows and group shows and is also included in numerous private and public collections. His work is in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art,[7] Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the University of New Mexico,[8] Tamarind Lithography Workshop,[9] Iran Modern Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Canada Art Bank Collection, Smithsonian Institution,[10] the 2012 permanent collection at the Norton Simon Museum,[11] Minneapolis College of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,[12] and Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company.[13] He has a book out on his Art called, Visual Poetry of the Kilauea Volcano.

Evermon takes inspiration from simple structures, like the Kilauea Volcano and presents them as visually complete works of arts. His sculptures and prints are hand formed and have been inspired by the use of line in nature.[14]


  • International 36th and 39th Northwest Printmakers Seattle and Portland art museums[15]


  1. "Emeriti".
  2. "Sunset, 1963".
  3. "Cranbrook Academy of Art Artists-in-Residence and Faculty".
  4. "And They Thought, Where Do We Go".
  5. "ARCLines Setting Up Malaspina Printmakers".
  6. "Congratulations to our New Emeriti".
  7. "Flight from Oaxaca".
  8. "Evermon, Robert - fellowship correspondence, evaluations, research, application, (6-356), (6-366), 1965-1972".
  9. "The Tamarind Papers".
  10. "Robert Evermon - Smithsonian Institute".
  11. "Norton Simon Museum - Robert Evermon".
  12. "Robert Evermon - Museum of Fine Arts, Houston".
  13. "Bob Evermon – Sunshine Coast Artists".
  14. "A Passionate Vision".
  15. "Online Collections - Robert Evermon".

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