Gary Evans was born in Weston Super Mare, England and resides in Alliston, Ontario.
His painting challenges traditional notions of perception and experience of the Canadian landscape. Of his more than 20 solo exhibitions highlights include a touring survey exhibition of his work, Seeing Things: The Paintings of Gary Evans, curated by Stuart Reid, which toured Canada between 2000-2002 as well as a survey of paintings, Station, at The Art Gallery Of Windsor in 2008 and a 15-year survey, Farther Afield at the MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON, curated by Renee Vander Avoird.
Evans is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design and is the Coordinator of the School of Design And Visual Art, Georgian College, Barrie, ON. Evans has been exhibiting at PPCA since 1995.