Handel Evans was born in Pontypridd in 1932, and trained at Cardiff College of Art 1949–54, where his teachers were Eric Malthouse and David Tinker. From 1947-58 Evans studied the Alexander Technique and music and received a Royal Academy of Music diploma in 1958. After painting in the Carribean, Germany and Italy in 1959-1962, Evans was at the British School at Rome in 1962-63. In 1975-76 studied with Stanley William Hayter at Atelier 17, Paris. Music remained a key influence on pictures which had man and technology as a theme and which indicated an acquitance with Futurism, Surrealism and Cubism. Held extensive exhibitions in Germany, including Deutscher Beamtenbund Berlin in 1992. British Shows included Clare Hall, Cambridge in 1987 and Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. Clare Hall, National Gallery of Jamaica and University of Aberystwyth hold examples of his work.
|Handel Evans in Nassau, Bahamas 1982|