1910 b. Cardiff. Welsh, Painter Printmaker, Sculptor and Teacher. 1927 - 1931 Studied at the Glasgow School of Art. 1932 - 1934 Studied at the Royal College of Art in London. Study visits to Paris, Berlin, Copenhagen and Italy. 1934 - 1936 Further studied under Stanley William Hayter in Paris. 1936 Exhibited at the International Surrealist Exhibition in London. 1938 - 1942 he moved to Durban, South Africa; teaching. m. Phyllis Sullivan art teacher. 1945 Present at the public exhibition of Mussolini's corpse; resulting in The Execution.
1951 The Chess Players
(Purchased 1986? by Jeffrey Sherwin) 1965-1973 Taught at the Royal College of Art 1973 d. London Had a son Eldred Evans, an architect ->. See bio ->. Bibliography The Political Paintings of Merlyn Evans 1930-1950. - The Tate Gallery, 1985. Merlyn Evans - Mel Gooding (Oct 2010) See Timeline