Evelyn Rurik is a native of Mobile, Alabama and currently residing in Fresno, California. She is a graduate of Providence School of Nursing and is a nurse by profession, and an artist by passion.
Married and the mother of three sons, she studied to become a certified National Council Flower Show Judge. Certification for judging required extensive knowledge of growing and exhibiting a variety of flowers and plants. In addition to this judging she also taught flower arranging and table settings to clubs and church groups. This love of flowers and plant material led to new venues of creativity, eventually settling into watercolor painting.
Evelyn is mainly recognized for her colorful florals, and her fruits and vegetable paintings. Choosing to paint from the live objects, she regularly searches farmers markets and friends gardens looking for perfect subject materials. Her work can be found in many private collections across the United States and as far away as Korea.
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