About The Illustrator

About The Illustrator

Evan Shoman was born in Long Island New York, where he lived until he was 11 years old. His parents moved them out to San Diego California, and he has been there ever since.

After graduating from San Diego State University in 1997 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design, he became a licensed realtor in the state of California. While selling homes, he continued his passion for art on the side.

Eventually he transitioned to art full time where he has been recognized by many media outlets and sports institutions as one of the greatest sports artists in the world. He has used his talents for large companies such as Xyience, Ecko, Rusty, Sanuk, and Affliction. Fine art has always been his calling, as he has completed over 200 portraits from almost every sport.


Evan has been married for almost 14 years to his wife and they have an 11 year old son. The self proclaimed ‘Greatest Father on the Planet’ says that he wanted to do a children’s book series because it had the elements of 2 things he loves; Art and kids.