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Artist Michael Wilson


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Biography


Michael Wilson was born on an Iowa farm, raised in a small Iowa town and currently lives in the Des Moines metro area. Wilson's work is representational and primarily paints the figure in oil but also enjoys playing hooky by painting small outdoor field studies in gouache and oil.
 
EXHIBITIONS (recent)
2018-19
Solo traveling exhibition: One Man, One War, One Hundred Years
– Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids IA
– Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Johnston IA (Camp Dodge)
– Corning Center for the Fine Arts, Corning, IA
 
2016
Juried into Oil Painter's of America 25th National Juried Exhibition, SW Gallery, Dallas, TX
 
2015
Juried into Oil Painter's of America Eastern Regional Exhibit, Eckert & Ross Gallery, Indianapolis, IL
 
Juried into Celebration of Iowa: Agriculture Art Award group exhibit at State Hist. Soc. of Iowa. Exhibit administered by the Iowa Dept. of Cultural Affairs and sponsored by Iowa Dept. of Ag. Land Stewardship
 
Solo exhibit Spirit of Place, Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge – Prairie City, IA
 
Juried into Midwest Summer: Light and Warmth, group exhibit, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
 
AWARDS
2015
First place award: Celebration of Iowa: Agriculture Art Award, juried group exhibit at State Historical Society of Iowa, exhibit administered by the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and sponsored by Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.
 
CORPORATE/MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Des Moines Social Club, Des Moines, IA
Bankers Trust, Des Moines, IA
Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art, David City, IA
Alegent Creighton Health Mercy Hospital - Corning, IA 

 
 
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