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Evo Love, born Yvonne Grams in New York, is a multi-media artist who dedicates her life to making unique altar like creations. Growing up in Daytona Beach and Miami, she has always been influenced by surfing, skateboarding and street culture. Her work communicates a nostalgic innocence taking both artist and viewer on a journey back to their childhood. By methodically placing found objects, each piece informs the viewer of a narrative specific to a theme. Love leaves it up to the viewer to decipher the story. Discarded vintage items and a wide array of found objects are appropriated and converted into a complex and highly personal symbolic language investigating subjects, which range from her Latin and American Indian heritage, her interests in magic, games, strategy, love, culture and history.


Evo Love Porfolio



Description: 12" x 14" Portfolio cover


Panda's Dominoes



Description: 5" x 10" Mixed Media on Found Domino Box


Junkie



Description: 12.5" x 10 x 6 Mixed Media on Found Ammo crate


New York



Description: 13" x 12 " Mixed Media on Wood


The rabbit



Description: 32" x 21" Mixed media, 1920"s Porcelain doll on Soda Crate


Alice



Description: 32" x 21" Mixed media, 1920"s Porcelain doll on Soda Crate


Mason Girl 13



Description: Mixed media in found wine crate


JailBait



Description: Mixed Media on Found Oak Chair


Deer hunter



Description: Mixed Media in Found Wine Crate


Mon Petit Pois



Description: Mixed Media on Metal School desk


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Selected Solo Exhibitions

Fountain Art Fair, “Ain’t my first Rodeo”, March 2012 New York City

Fountain Art Fair, “Ain’t my first Rodeo”, December 2011 Miami

Fountain Art Fair, “Lil’ Miss Fortune”, October 2011 Los Angeles

Fountain Art Fair, “Lil’ Miss Fortune”, March 2011 New York City

Fountain Art Fair, “Lil’ Miss Fortune”, December 2010 Miami

Stash Gallery, “Lil’ Miss Fortune”, Miami, June 2010

Pez Gordo Gallery, “The Art of being Original”, July 2005San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Bikeko Gallery, “Inordinate Affection”, May 2005, Miami

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

Chalk Gallery, October 2011. Los Angeles

Stash Gallery, “Burning Bridges” December 2009

Art Fuel Gallery, “Cliché’Art Show”, Sept 2008, Wilmington, NC

Columbia Museum of Art. “Skate & Create”, May 208, Columbia, SC

Art Basel Street Show “Under the Bridge Art Fair”, December 2008, Miami

Art Basel Street Show “Under the Bridge Art Fair”, December 2007, Miami

Art Basel Street Show “Under the Bridge Art Fair”, December 2006, Miami

Buck 15, “In the Name of Love”, February 2006, Miami Beach

Addicts Truck & Street Show, December 2005, Miami

The African Cultural Arts Center Praise House, “The Gallery”, September 2004, Miami

Florida International University, Master”s Mystery Art Show, November 2004, Miami

The Creek Hotel, “Getting Lucky”, January 2004, Miami Beach

Glaushaus’ Studio, “Lucky Charms”, Evo Love & Vera Zoom, February 2003, Miami

Gallery 2032, Untitled”, December 2003, Miami

Cystic Fibosis Foundation, 5th Annual Fashion Art Ball, May 2003, Coral Gables

The Paza, “Evo Love & Howard Austin”, March 2002, Daytona Beach, Fl

Pop, “Installation”, March 2000, Miami Beach

Recycled Art Gallery, On Display, 1992, Miami Beach

Pop Up Gallery/Private, Guest Artist, 1990 Miami

 

Articles and Reviews

The Gallery Guy.blogspot.com, “Art fairs” 12; Fountain” Mach 1012

Downtown Traveler.com, “Art or Tchotchkes? Artist uses recycled materials at Armory Arts Week 2012. March 2012

ArtNet.com, “Fountain of Youth,” March 1012

Dig In Magazine, “Interview with Miami-Based Artist Evo Love, February 2012

ArtNet.com, “Cariou v. Prince” December 2011

HyoerAllergic.com, “The Debut pf LA’s fountain Art Fair, October 2011

Warholian.com, Fountain Art Fair Los Angeles review, October 2011

Fountain Art Fair.com, “Artist Spotlight Evo Love”, March 2011

East Coast INK Magazine, “Evo Love” Summer 2007

Ocean Drive Magazine, “Essentials Du Moment” Winter 2008

Art Voices Magazine, “Stashed Miami Artist Evo Love”, December 2008

The Miami Herald, “Emerging Artist”, May 2005

 

Education Self Taught

Collections

Cindy Schwarzstein

Andry Zakutaev

Peter Sorrel

Jessica Marais

Columbis Museum of Art

Cindy Glanzrock

Billy Lane

Ivo Hadler

Lucie Simon

Judd Alison

Andrea Thompson

Robert Bovet

Laurence Stevens

Rochelle Renfroe

Amir Ben Zion

David LaBrava

The Creek Hotel