Evan Lindquist (American, b. 1936)
Evan Lindquist was born in Salina, Kansas, in 1936. He grew up in Emporia, Kansas, and is currently a full-time artist-printmaker in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He taught printmaking and drawing at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro for forty years and retired from teaching in 2003. He earned his MFA degree from the University of Iowa in printmaking with Mauricio Lasansky and his BSE degree from Emporia State University.
Honors include the Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by The Society of American Graphic Artists (SAGA); The Arkansas Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award; Emporia State University Distinguished Alumni Award. Lindquist was named to the Centennial list of 100 most distinguished faculty at Arkansas State University 1909-2009. He was honored as Outstanding Faculty Member at ASU and appointed First Chairman of the President’s Fellows. He founded the Delta National Small Prints Exhibition.