Mark Wilson 

 Biography

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1972 Hundred Acres Gallery, New York City
1973 University of Delaware
1974 Hundred Acres Gallery, New York City
1975 Trumbull College, Yale University
1976 Hundred Acres Gallery, New York City
1980 University of Delaware
1990 The Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut
1991 Galerie Atelier E, Zürich, Switzerland
1993 Galerie Shirley, Genève, Switzerland
2001 Beyond Care, Branford, Connecticut
2008 Augen Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2011 Augen Gallery, Portland, Oregon
2012 DAM Gallery, Koln, Germany
Duckworth Museum, Meriden, New Hampshire
2013 Souterrain Gallery, West Cornwall, Connecticut
2016 Augen Gallery, Portland, Oregon


Selected Group Exhibitions

1973 "New York 1973," Washington University, St. Louis
1974 "Painting and Sculpture 1974," Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati; Indianapolis Museum of Art
1975, 1977 "New Work, New York", Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo
1978 "Connecticut Painting and Sculpture," University of Bridgeport, Connecticut
1983,1985-1986 ACM Siggraph Art Show 
1984 "Rutgers National 83/84 Works on Paper," Purchase Award
1984, 1985 "The Artist and the Computer," Louisville Art Gallery
1985 "Five with Byte," Pittsburgh Plan for Art
1985, 1987 "Emerging Expression," Bronx Museum of Art
1986 "Smart Art," Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland
"The Computer as an Art Tool," Hurlbutt Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut.
1987 "ArtWare", Hannover, Düsseldorf, Germany
"Prints & Plots", Golden Plotter Award, Cologne, Germany
"Computers and Art", Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York
1988 IBM Gallery, New York City (Hatchplot Installation)
"Forum", Hamburg, Germany
Ars Electronica, Honorable Mention, Linz, Austria
1988-1990,1992 ACM Siggraph Art Show
1989 "Electronic Print", Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, England
"Algorithmic Image", The Print Club, Philadelphia
1990 TransArt Exhibitions, Cologne, Germany
1991 "Graphicon 91", Moscow, USSR
"El Art", Punkaharju, Finland
1992 - 2010 (biannual) "Computer Kunst", Museum der Stadt, Gladbeck, Germany
Ars Electronica, Distinction, Linz, Austria
International CGA Exhibition, Tokyo
1993 "Digital Arts", Saatchi & Saatchi, New York
"The Art Factor", Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery
"Digital Salon", New York Art Directors Club
"Elastic Visions," Pennsylvania State University
1995 "Investing in Dreams," Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
1998 "Tick Tick Tick", Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut
2000 "Prizewinners of the Golden Plotter", Museum der Stadt, Gladbeck, Germany
2005 "International Digital Art Awards"
2007 "Algorists", DAM Gallery, Berlin
"Control Print", Royal College of Art, SEA Gallery, London
2008 "Imaging by Numbers", Block Museum of Art, Evanston, Illinois
2009 "New Prints Winter 2009", International Print Center New York
"Best of Digital Art", DAM Gallery, Berlin
"line+concept", MediaRuimte. Brussels
"Control Print", Parsons The New School for Design, New York
"Digital Pioneers", Victoria and Albert Museum, London
2010 "Matters of Pattern" Connecticut Commission on Culture Gallery, Hartford
"Think Line", DAM Gallery, Cologne
2011 "Drawing with Code", deCordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
"Ornamental Structures", Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Germany
"Think Line 2", DAM Gallery, Berlin
2012 "Exploded Views", Ely House, New Haven
2013 "American Algorists", Arnold Gallery, Annville, Pennsylvania
SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York
"Ornamental Structures", Stadt. Gallery, Herne, Germany
"Summer Splash 2", DAM Gallery, Berlin
"Digital Art (R)evolution", Shattuck Gallery, Westport, Massachusetts
2014 "New Work", Augen Gallery, Portland, Oregon,
2015 "Aesthetica", DAM Gallery, Berlin
"Art + Computer/Time", Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont
2016 "Power Geometry", Thoma Foundation, Chicago
"Group", DAM Gallery, Berlin


Selected Collections

Apple Computer, Cupertino, California
Block Museum, Evanston, Illinois
Chase Bank, New York City
Chermayeff & Geismar Associates, New York City
Continental Can Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut
Museum der Stadt Gladbeck, Germany
Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Connecticut
IBM Corporation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Philip Johnson, New Canaan, Connecticut
Ivan Karp, New York City
The Kemper Group, Long Grove, Illinois
Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Sâo Paulo, Brazil
Mobil Oil, New York City
Novartis Pharmaceuticals, East Hanover, New Jersey
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Prudential Life Insurance, Newark, New Jersey
Anne and Michael Spalter, Providence, Rhode Island
Thoma Foundation, Chicago, Illinois
UniSys Corporation, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
United Technologies, Hartford, Connecticut
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Virginia Museum, Richmond
Wang Laboratories, Lowell, Massachusetts
Westinghouse Corporation, Pittsburgh
Ziff-Davis Publishing, New York City


Grants

1973, 1978 Materials Grants, Commission on the Arts, State of Connecticut
1987, 2008 Artist Fellowships, Commission on the Arts, State of Connecticut
1982 Visual Artists Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts


Gallery Affiliations

Augen Gallery, Portland, Oregon
DAM Gallery, Berlin


Books

Wilson, Mark. Drawing with Computers. New York: Putnam, 1985


Articles

"A Portfolio." Perspectives in Computing. Vol. 5, No.2, (Summer, 1985), p. 39-40.
"Artist's Easel is His Computer Screen." Los Angeles Times, (December 15, 1983), Part I-B, p. 10.
Beddard, Honor and Dodds, Douglas. Digital Pioneers. London: V&A Publishing, 2009.
Brand, Frederick and Massie, Rebecca. The Lewis Collection. Richmond: The Virginia Museum, 1978.
"Computer Art for Art's Sake." PC Magazine, (April, 1983), p. 73-85.
"Computer as Palette." The Christian Science Monitor, (August 7, 1985), p. 23. 
"Computer Technology Replaces the Brush of the Artist." The New York Times, (October 13, 1985).
Farthing, S. ed. Art:From Cave Painting to Street Art. New York: Universe, 2010.
Galloway, David. Artware. Düsseldorf: Econ Verlag, 1987.
Goodman, Cynthia. Digital Visions. New York: Harry Abrams, 1987.
Klanten, R. ed. Data Flow 2. Berlin: Gestalten, 2010.
Lieser, Wolf. Digital Art. Konigswinter: H.F. Ullmann, 2009.
Lieser, Wolf. The World of Digital Art. Konigswinter: H.F. Ullmann, 2010.
Lovejoy, Margot. Postmodern Currents. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press, 1989.
Reas, Casey and McWilliams, Chandler. Form+Code. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2010.
Taylor, Grant. When the Machine Made Art. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
Walker, James Faure. Painting the Digital River. New York: Prentice Hall, 2006.
Wands, Bruce. Art of the Digital Age. London: Thames & Hudson, 2006.
Royal College of Art. Control Print. London: Royal College of Art, 2007.
Wood, Deborah. Imaging by Numbers. Evanston:Block Museum of Art, 2008.


Links

Interview with Julie Karabenick at Geoform

Victoria and Albert Museum Computer Art Collection

Drawing with Computers, 1985 (free download PDF 10,541 KB)

Three to One 2005-2008, 2008 (free download PDF 7,412 KB)

Square Plane Square Cone 2007-2008, 2008 (free download PDF 10,539 KB)

Recent Works 2008-2010, 2010 (free download PDF 10,824 KB)

Recent Works 2010-2011, 2011 (free download PDF 9,202 KB)