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Ms. Sonya Evanisko

Professor of Art
Department of Art

Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania now residing in Shepherdstown, WV. Sonya is currently a producing artist and a Professor of Art at Shepherd University. She coordinates the Painting and Drawing program and has been with the college since 1993. She received her B.F.A from Indiana University of PA in 1989 and her M.F.A. from Indiana State University, IN. in 1992. She has exhibited her work at many regional and national exhibitions, including The Cork Gallery at Lincoln Center, New York City, NY; The Millennium Arts Center, Washington, D.C.; The Three Riverís Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA; The State Capital Museum in Charleston, WV; Stifel Fine Arts Center, Wheeling, WV; Tamarack, Beckley, WV; Avampato Discovery Museum, Charleston, WV; Museum in the Community, Hurricane, WV; Delaplaine and Blue Elephant Arts Centers, Frederick, MD; The ART House, Leesburg, VA; The International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy; Orensanz Arts Foundation, New York City, NY; Kent State Univ., Ohio; Lamar Univ., Texas; Kansas City Art Institute, MO; and Montserrat College of Art, MA. Her work was featured in the 1998 edition of New American Paintings published by The Open Studios Press, Wellesley MA. and can be seen in several public and private collections in the US and Europe.