Amy Wilson

Born 1973, New York City
Lives in Jersey City, NJ
Teaches at the School of Visual Arts, NYC


1997    Yale University, New Haven, CT; MFA
1995    School of Visual Arts, New York City; BFA


Solo Exhibitions

2012    We dream of starfish and geodesic domes, BravinLee programs, NYC
2010    The space between us, University of Mississippi, Oxford, MI
It takes time to turn a space around, Installation at West Thames Park, NYC, sponsored by the Downtown Alliance
It takes time to turn a space around, project space, BravinLee programs, NYC
2009    There are always such beautiful things…, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
2008    The Myth of Loneliness, BravinLee Programs, NYC
Please Pay Attention Please, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
2006    Brillo Box Outpost (site-specific, commissioned installation), Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
2005    The Global Appeal of Liberty, Bellwether Gallery, NYC


Selected Group Exhibitions

*denotes catalogue

2014   Space is the Place, BravinLee programs, NYC
Sargent's Daughters, Sargent's Daughters gallery, NYC

2013   Wish you were there?, Montserrat College, Beverly, MA
The Lonely Sea and the Sky, Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC
Envision 2017, MoreArt, NYC

2012   Campaign, curated by Amy Smith-Stewart, C24 Gallery, NYC*
Canceled, The Center for Book Arts, NYC*

2011   The Influentials, Visual Arts Gallery, NYC*
Seven: Miami, Miami, FL

2010   It’s Personal, Tomasulo Gallery, Union College, NJ (travels to Jersey City Museum)

2009   Octet, Pera Museum of the Arts, Istanbul, Turkey
Gallery artists, BravinLee programs, NYC
Pulse Fair, BravinLee programs Booth, NYC and Miami, FL

2008   Recent Editions, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2007   Ink Fair, Miami – Diane Villani Booth
Group show, Grolier Club, NYC
The Print Fair, Diane Villani Editions booth, NYC

2006    Choplogic, Bellwether Gallery, NYC
Tabletop, Josee Bienvenue Gallery, NYC
The F Word, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Only the Paranoid Survive, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Tropicalism, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
Still Missing: Beauty Absent Social Life*, School of Visual Arts Museum, NYC. Travels to the Westpoint Center for Contemporary Art, CT
Headlines, Pierro Gallery, South Orange, NJ
Among the Trees, Visual Arts Center of NJ, Summit, NJ
The Armory Show - Bellwether and Diane Villani Editions booths, NYC

2005   Greater New York, PS1, Queens, NY*
The Most Splendid Apocalypse, PPOW, NYC
Disasters of War, Wesleyan University, CT
The Armory Show, Bellwether booth, NYC
NADA Fair, Bellwether booth, Miami, FL
Fine Line, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles

2004   Talespinning, The Drawing Center, NYC*
Hello Chelsea, Bellwether, NYC

2003   NADA, Bellwether Booth, Miami, FL
Scope Art LA, Bucheon Gallery Booth
Art Chicago 03, Diane Villani Editions Booth
Brave New World, OIA, New York, NY
Transgressing Boundaries, Paint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2002    Into the Woods, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY
The June Show, Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco, CA
INBOX vol. V, Universal Concepts Unlimited, New York, NY
Annual, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ*

2001    Fast Forward Miami, Bellwether booth, Miami, FL
Jeanne Lorenz/Sarah Bedford/Amy Wilson, Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY

2000   Kosmobiologie, curated by Nancy Chaiken, Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY
Flat File, Bellwether, Brooklyn, NY; The Meat Market Art Fair, Bellwether booth, New York, NY
The UFO Show, curated by Barry Blinderman and Bill Conger, University of Illinois at Normal/Bloomington.  Travels to University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; Arts and Science Center for Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff; State University of New York, Pottsdam.*
INBOX vol. II - IV, Sleep Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1999   The Artist in the Marketplace, Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, NY*
Artists Books and Multiples '99, Brooke Alexander Editions, NYC
Sightings, Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998   Ground Control, Brooklyn, NY

1997   MFA Thesis Show, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Selections from Rutgers and Yale, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

1996   Curve, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT


Selected Press

2014 Celembast, Robin. “Avant-garde Quilt Explosion,” ArtNews online edition, January

2013 McQuaid, Cate. "What's up at area art galleries," Boston Globe, October 15

2012 Boucher, Brian. "Look out." Art in America online, March 2

Carroll, Brendan. "A wonderfully naive universe." Hyperallergic, March 20

Fateman, Johanna. Artforum Critic's Pick: Campaign

"The wonderous world of Amy Wilson," Hyperallergic, Feb 9, April 4th

2010  Muse Magazine, Amy Wilson, Summer 2010

2009   Genocchio, Ben. “An Imagination Revealed with Text Bubbles.” The New York Times, January 18

2008   “Amy Wilson,” The New Yorker, Oct 13th issue

2007   “On the long afterlife of not getting along,” Artlies, September

2006   Falkenstein, Michelle. “The Artist As Tree Hugger,” The New York Times, March 26

Genocchio, Ben. “The Medium is the Message and Vice Versa,” The New York Times, May 28

2005   Baker, RC. "Voice Choices." Village Voice, April 23.

Boucher, Brian. “Amy Wilson.” Art in America review section, September.

Cohen, David. "Gallery Going." New York Sun, May 12.

Eleey, David. "Greater New York." Frieze, May.

Feiden, Douglas. "Draw the Line, Now!" The NY Daily News, cover story, June 24.

Feiden, Douglas, and Joe Mahoney. "Nutty 9/11 Art Nixed" The NY Daily News, cover story, June 25.

Genocchio, Benjamin. "Meet Grandma Moses With an Attitude." The New York Times, May 8.

Halle, Howard. “Showdown at Ground Zero,” Time Out NY, August 4-10

Johnson, Ken. "Amy Wilson, The Global Appeal of Liberty" The New York Times, May 6.

Kerr, Merrily. "Amy Wilson, The Global Appeal of Liberty." Time Out New York May 5-11.

Leech, Gwyneth. “Keeping America Safe From the Arts.” Art New England, September.

"Amy Wilson", The New Yorker, April 27.

2004    Boucher, Brian. "I realize this is all insanity. "

Glueck, Grace. "Working Words Into Images, Artists Become Storytellers," The New York Times, Sept. 24.

Holliday, Frank. "Gallery Hops the River Into Chelsea, " Gay City News, June 10

2002   Pollock, Barbara. "Art on the Waterfront," ArtNews, April issue, pg 113.

Garnett, Joy. ed. Newsgrist splash page.

Hirsch, Faye. "INBOX, vol. V," Dec.  issue, Art on Paper, Working Proof section.

2001   Cotter, Holland. "Sarah Bedford, Jeanne Lorenz, Amy Wilson," The New York Times, March 16.

2000   Hirsch, Faye. "INBOX," Art on Paper, March/April issue, Working Proof section.

Rootes, Dave. "Art Break: Beam Me Up," The Colorado Springs Independent, December 14 - 20. "Kosmobiologie," The New Yorker, July 10 issue, review section.