Matilda Ann Evans Thurman

Matilda Ann Evans Thurman

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Watercolor on paper, 14.5" wide by 11" high.

Matilda Ann Evans Thurman, 1904-1972

Thurman was a student of her uncle Edwin Evans, as well as being related to another one of her teachers, J.T. Harwood. 

“Matilda Ann Evans Thurman from Lehi, Provo, and Salt Lake City, Utah, began teaching in Salt Lake's junior high school system in 1926. Thurman exhibited in a number of shows through the years, especially Associated Utah Artist exhibitions. She was an oil painter and watercolorist (transparent medium), and specialized in regional realist landscape themes.”

- Springville Museum of Art

“Works by a new Salt Lake artist are to be found—Matilda Ann Evans Thurman—a student with Harwood and Hilma Payne, with whom she toured European galleries, and of the art school of the U. of U. and of B Y U, Watercolor is her medium and noteworthy are five done in Utah county. A sunset on Jordan river, two of Utah lake with the beautiful native block willow trees and two Provo river scenes.”

- The Salt Lake Tribune, published February 1, 1948