Sonya Evanisko, Artist and Professor of Art


Professor of Art, Tenured
Department of Contemporary Art & Theater
Shepherd University
Coordinator of Painting & Drawing Program


M.F.A. Painting
Indiana State University
Terre Haute, IN

B.F.A., Painting/Ceramics
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA


University Faculty /Artists. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, MD. Group 2015

Brooklyn Library Sketchbook Tour. The New Museum, New York, NY; Ponce City Market, Atlanta, GA; Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Umlauf Sculpture Museum, Austin, TX; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Oakland Art Murmur, Oakland, CA; Yard at Mission Rock, San Francisco, CA; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA; Chicago Loop Alliance, Chicago, IL; and The Distillery, Toronto, ON. Group 2015

Emerge Art Fair. Washington Project for the Arts Space, Washington, DC. Group 2014

A Sense of Place: WV Sesquicentennial Invitational. Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV. Group 2013.

Eco Art. The Bridge Gallery, Shepherdstown, WV. Group 2013.

Artomatic Jefferson. Charles Town, WV. Group 2013.

Artomatic. Frederick, MD. Group 2011.

The Sketchbook Project. The Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY. Group 2011.

The Civility Show. Amelie Wallace Gallery, SUNY College, Old Westbury, NY. Group 2011.

Works Cited. Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, WV. Invitational 2010.

Strangely Beautiful. The Bridge Gallery, Shepherdstown, WV. 2009.

New Works. Shenandoah Arts Council Gallery, Winchester, VA. 2009.

Works on Paper Callen McJunkin Gallery, Charleston, WV. Group 2008.

Recycled Matter, The Arts Centre, Martinsburg, WV. 2007.

Recycled Matter, Lost Dog Gallery Space, Shepherdstown, WV. 2007.

Collage Paintings. Wheeling Artisan Center, Wheeling, WV. 2006.

WV Woman Artists. Tamarack Gallery, Beckley, WV. 2006.

WV Juried Exhibition. The Cultural Center, Charleston, WV. 2006.

New Works. Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Parkersburg, WV. 2005.

4 Artists Juxtaposed. Museum in the Community, Hurricane, WV. 2005.

Tools as Art. Avampato Discovery Museum for the Arts and Sciences, Charleston, WV. Invitational 2004.

Dream Narratives. Z-pots Studio/Gallery, Shepherdstown, WV. 2003.

Small Works Exhibition. Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York City, NY. Group 2002.

18th National Collage Society. Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA. Group 2002.

Personal Parables. Blue Elephant Art Center, Frederick, MD. Three artists solo. 2002.

Fantasy and Dream Narratives. The ART House Gallery, Leesburg, VA. 2002.

Frederick/Regional Artists. Millennium Arts Center, Washington DC. 2001.

Three Rivers Arts Festival. Pittsburgh, PA. Group 2001.

WV Juried Exhibition 2001. The Cultural Center, Charleston, WV. Group 2001.

Up Against The Wall. Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV. Invitational 2001.

Mixed Media Collages. Frank Arts Gallery, Shepherdstown, WV. 2001.

Florence/USA Artists. Orensanz Foundation for the Arts, New York City, NY. Invitational 2000.

International Biennale Exhibition of Contemporary Art: Florence Biennale 1999. Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy, Invitational 1999.

Aligned On the Edge. Site specific installation for The Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV. 1999.

Mixed Media Works. Daywood Gallery. Alderson Broaddus College, Philippi, WV. 1998.

One Up/One Down: Contemporary Art in West Virginia. State Capitol Complex, Charleston, WV. Four artists solo. 1997.

Reductio ad Absurdum Diderot. Contemporary American Theatre Festival. Arts Gallery, Shepherdstown, WV. 1996.

New Works. Hulman Memorial Airport, Landings Exhibition Space, Terre Haute, IN. 1993.

New Works. Turman Art Gallery, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN. 1992.

Order/Limit. Parsons Hall, Indiana State University. 1991.


University of Charleston, Collection of WV Woman Artists, Charleston, WV

Larson Drawing Collection
Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN

West Virginia State Museum
State Capitol, Charleston, WV

Vincennes University Art Gallery
Vincennes, IN

Indiana State University Faculty Women’s Club, Terre Haute, IN

Private Collections in United States & Europe


College Art Association

Foundations in Art, Theory & Education

National Collage Society