Carl G. Evers

By Charlie Allen

A long overdue project that I had promised to Leif has been a review of the illustrations and paintings of Carl G. Evers.

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He was another mid-century artist and illustrator who deserves far more recognition and respect than he has received….especially in this digital culture where gadgets have replaced so much  artistic creativity.

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As a young illustrator I constantly clipped ads and illustrations in spare time. One of the clip files was labeled "Carl Evers” and the ad subjects were boats and ships, often in industrial settings.

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Evers illustrated a fine series for the Philadelphia Electric Company…

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... complicated scenes, very technical, but beautifully composed and rendered.

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Carl Evers was a masterful sea painter in gouache.

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Continued tomorrow...

* My Carl G. Evers Flickr set

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