David Wilson

David Wilson

Born in 1982 in Framingham, Massachusetts Currently lives in Oakland, California Oakland-based artist David Wilson engages with the experience of place through a meditative drawing practice and the orchestration of site-specific gatherings. The events that he organizes as Ribbons grow out of long periods of site-based discovery and plein air study, and draw together a wide net of artists, performers, filmmakers, chefs, and artisans in situation-based, collaborative relationships. He was recently awarded SFMOMA's 2012 SECA Art Award. He was included in the 2010 California Biennial at the Orange County Museum of Art and he had a 2010 MATRIX exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive. Southern Exposure recently awarded him an Alternative Exposure grant in support of his work dreaming up spirited ways to bring people together

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