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HAYDEN EVANS

haydenevansart@gmail.com

Instagram: @haydenevansart

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

My Etsy shop has over 2,000 sales, over 650 5-star reviews, and has been favorited by over 2,700 users. 

My artwork ("Dead Men Tell No Tales" and Creeps and Creaks") was featured in the Disneyland Line and on Cast TV, internal publications of the Disneyland Resort.

My artwork has been shared (retweeted on Twitter, reposted on Instagram, etc.)  by noted celebrities and social media accounts, including Orville Peck, Cassandra Peterson (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark), Schitt's Creek, World of Wonder, Trixie Cosmetics, and more.

 

I've done commissions for many drag artists which have been used for their merchandise, including Nina West and Thorgy Thor - both from television's"RuPaul's Drag Race."

SKILLS

Proficient in a wide variety of painting mediums (gouache, watercolor, acrylic, water-based and oil-based paints) and applications (brush, spray, unorthodox methods, etc.).

 

Able to accomplish large flat blocks of color and dimensional shapes with use of blending, highlighting, and shading.

Excels and prefers to work in fine details, including painting with fine-tipped brushes and pens.

Exceptional skills in drawing with pencil and pen.

Strong sense of color and keen ability to blend color and color-match.

Proficient with digital mediums.

5+ years of experience with stage makeup, including special effects and high-glamour.

EDUCATION

January 2016 - May 2021

BFA Illustration 

Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

EXHIBITIONS & PROJECTS

2019

Vended at the Anaheim Fall Festival & Halloween Parade in Anaheim, CA

Designed graphic of drag performer Chloe Ross Crawford to be used on merchandise.

Knott's Berry Farm's "Into the Fog" Tribute Show in Buena Park, CA

Designed graphics for drag performer Mama Saint Merman to be used on merchandise.

Knott's Berry Farm's "Tied Up In Knott's" Tribute Show in Buena Park, CA

2018

Designed 2 graphics for Thorgy Thor (drag queen and notable contestant from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 8 and RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars) to be used on her merchandise.

Knott's 'Scary' Farm's "Into the Fog" Show in Buena Park, CA

POPzilla Gallery's "Spielberg" Unnoficial Tribute Show in Anaheim, CA

Knott's Berry Farm's "Tied Up In Knott's" Tribute Show in Buena Park, CA

2017

POPzilla Gallery's "Foolish Mortals" Unofficial Tribute Show in Anaheim, CA

"Mega Mini-Monster Mash Gallery" at the Art Institute of California in Santa Ana, CA

POPzilla Gallery's "Practically Perfect" Unofficial Tribute Show in Anaheim, CA

2016

Featured in Disneyland Line's "CreatEARS!" article, showcasing Disneyland-inspired art pieces