Letha Wilson

Born 1976 in Honolulu, Hawaii
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Education

2009

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine

2003

MFA Hunter College, New York

2001

Exchange semester at the Glasgow School of Art MFA Program, Glasgow, Scotland

1998

BFA Syracuse University, New York

1997

Exchange semester with Syracuse University’s Devision of International Programs Abroad; Florence, Italy

Residencies and Scholarships

2017

Artist in Residence at University of Nevada Las Vegas

2014

Marie Walsh Sharpe - Walentas Studio Program, New York

2013

Residency Headlands Center for the Arts Residency, California

2012

Meredith S.Moody Residency Fellowship, The Yaddo Foundation, Georgia

Farpath Foundation Residency, Dijon, France

2011

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska

2010

Smack Mellon Hot Picks, Brooklyn, New York BRIC Rotunda Gallery Artist of the Month February 2010

2009

Santa Fe Art Institute Fellowship and Artist Residency, New Mexico

Awards

2014

The Jerome Foundation Visual Arts Travel and Study Grant

2013

New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (Deutsche Bank Fellow) in Photography (Also nominated in Architecture/Environmental Structures)

2012

The Santo Foundation, Individual Artist Grant, St. Louis

Farpath Foundation Grant, Dijon, France

Meredith S.Moody Fellowship, The Yaddo Foundation, Georgia

2009

Nomination, Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship

Santa Fe Art Institute Fellowship, New Mexico

2004

Artist in the Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts

Nomination, Rema Hort Mann Art Grant

2000

Hunter College Exchange Scholarship

1998

Orlin Prize, Honors Thesis Project “Artspace: Art Beyond Academia"

Augusta Hazard Painting Award, Syracuse University Painting Dept

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

forthcoming solo

GRIMM, New York

2017

Platform 19: Letha Wilson

DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

Paper Covers Rock: Brie Ruais and Letha Wilson

September Gallery, Hudson, NY

Letha Wilson: Shadows and Sunlight

Center for Contemporary Art and Culture at PNCA, Portland, OR

Fold and Unfold: Kate Steciw & Letha Wilson

MACRO Museo d'Art Contemporanea, Rome

2015

Sight Specific

Light Work, Syracuse

Look With Your Hands

GRIMM, Amsterdam

Terra Firma

Brand New Gallery, Milan

2014

Letha Wilson

Higher Pictures, New York

Letha Wilson/ Jason Middlebrook

Retrospective Gallery, Hudson, New York

Ain'tings

Robert Blumenthal Gallery, New York

Shakti

Brand New Gallery, Milan

Fruit/Flowers/Appliances LVL3

Chicago, Illinois

Implicit Horizon

Mixed Greens, New York

Letha Wilson

Galerie Christophe Gallard, Paris

2013

Landmarks and Monuments

Art in General, New York

2012

Letha Wilson

Higher Pictures, New York

2011

Punch the Sky

Vox Populi, Philadelphia

2009

Lost Horizons

Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Objectifying the Photograph

Northern Illinois University (NIU) Art Museum, Chicago

In the Abstract

MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

Bearable Lightness of Being

GRIMM, Amsterdam

Light & Matter: The Photographic Object, curated by Kelsey Halliday Johnson

Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

The Newest Romantics: Sculptors of Botanic Photography, curated by Jamilee Lacy

New Art Center, Newtonville, MA

There is nothing I could say that I haven't thought before, curated by Cynthia Daignault

The Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY

2016

The Sun Placed In The Abyss

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

Episode 10, curated by Cynthia Daignault

Stems Gallery, Brussels, BE

MirrorMirror

Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Future Perfect: Picturing the Anthropocene

University at Albany Art Museum, Albany, NY

Ways and Means: A New Look at Process and Materials in Art, curated by Jason Andrew

1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY

Collector's Summer #1

Galerie Christophe Gaillard, Paris, FR

Out of Obscurity

Flowers Gallery, London, UK

Woven, curated by Xavier Simmons

60 Wall Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York, NY

Land Escapes

Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

There Is Nothing I Could Say That I Haven't Thought Before

Stems Gallery, Brussels, BE

Fine words butter no parsnips however fine parsnips can butter words

Present Company, Brooklyn, NY

Cuts, Shapes, Scrapes and Breaks, curated by Rhys Coren & Gabriel Hartley

Seventeen Gallery, London, UK

Contingent Matter

Parisian Laundry, Paris

2015

Not A Photo

The Hole, New York, NY

Touch Tone: Rachel de Joode, Kate Steciw & Letha Wilson

Martos Gallery, New York, NY

Catfish

Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA

Richard T. Walker & Letha Wilson

CAPITAL, San Francisco

Weird Science

Marianne Boesky, New York

River Crossings: Contemporary Art Comes Home

Olana State Historic Site, Hudson

2014

What is a Photograph?

International Center of Photography, New York

Fixed Variable

Hauser & Wirth, New York

Jason Middlebrook and Letha Wilson

Retrospective Gallery, Hudson, New York

Ain’tings

Robert Blumenthal Gallery, New York

Fruit/Flowers/Appliances

LVL3, Chicago, Illinois

Shakti

Brand New Gallery, Milan

Implicit Horizon

Mixed Greens, New York

Ad Infinitum

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington

Broken Surface Artificial Matter

Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton

Branching Out: Trees as Art

Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

2013

Postcards

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York

The first 15: The Meredith S. Moody Residency at Yaddo

The Tang Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs

Haptic Translations

OHWOW, Los Angeles

With Cinder Blocks We Flatten Our Photographs

Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco

Clear Cut

G44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto

2012

New New York

Essl museum, Vienna

NeoNatural

Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

After Image: The Photographic Process(ed)

Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk

There’s Something Happening Here

Grimaldi Gavin, London

Black Foliage

Nudashank, Baltimore

Earth WORKS: Ten Artists on Land and Industry

P.P.O.W., New York

Leave it to Beavers

Gallery Diet, Miami

B19

Long Island University Brooklyn, Humanities Gallery, New York

Photography Is

Higher Pictures, New York

Amalgalm

Mary Ryan Gallery, New York

What I Know, curated by Jason Andrew

NYCAMS, New York

Placemakers

Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha

Aude Pariset

Kate Steciw & Letha Wilson, Toomer Labdza, New York

2011

Next Wave Art

BAM, Brooklyn, Curated by Dan Cameron, New York

Project Space

Stene Projects, Stockholm

ROY G BIV, curated by Trong G. Nguyen

Waterhouse & Dodd, New York

Composite Materialism

SPACE Gallery, Portland

A J.J. Holdings Affair

J.J Holdings and Friends, New York

The Death of Affect

Art Blog Art Blog, New York

This is the Same as That: Dave Murray and Letha Wilson

LVL3, Chicago

Late Summer Blues

Storefront, Brooklyn, New York

Every Photo Graph Is Invisible

Churner and Churner, New York

Summer Time

Mary Ryan Gallery, New York

Dawn Till Dusk

Jen Bekman Gallery, New York

Always the Young Strangers

Higher Pictures, New York

Nature Unframed

The Morton Arboretum, Lisle

New Monuments

Lesley Heller Workspace, New York

The Working Title

Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, New York

Groundwork

Storefront, Brooklyn, New York

Paper A-Z

Sue Scott Gallery, New York

Mirrored Thoughts/Spaces Between

Spattered Columns Gallery an ACNY Project, Curated by Stephanie Adamowicz, New York

Off Camera

Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia

2010

Tide Pool part of SHOP 2010 section

Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York

Greening Green

ARKO Art Centre, Seoul, South Korea

EYTJ

Robinschon Gallery, Denver, Colorado

Science Fiction

Storefront Brooklyn, New York

Day Glow

Nudashank Gallery, Baltimore

Magicality

Platform Gallery, Seattle

The Hendersons Will All Be There

Bravin Lee Programs, New York

2009

Chunky Monkey

Red Flagg, New York

Scenariette

Possible Projects, Brooklyn, New York

HomBase IV (site specific exhibition)

New York

2008

Video A: Miguel Soares and Letha Wilson

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield

There's No Place Like Utopia

Five Myles, Brooklyn, New York

Waste Not, Want Not

Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

2007

Between to and from

Visual arts Center of New Jersey, New Jersey

Merit Badge 2

Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, New York

Locations of Elsewhere

Peer Gallery, New York

Points of Departure: Inner and Outer Journeys Contemporary Art

Fox Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania

Landscape Architects

The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, New York

2006

Heartfelt

96 Gillespie, London

The Searchers’ curated by Patricia Maloney

White Box, New York

The Peekskill Project 2006

Peekskill, New York

Paradise Lost

Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York

Studio Visit

Exit Art, New York

2005

Exit Biennal II, Traffic

Exit Art, New York

No Apology for Breathing

Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, New York

Red, White and BLue

Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York

2004

AIM24

The Bronx Museum of Arts, Bronx, New York

Re: Construct

PH Gallery, New York

Commisions

2017

PLATFORM 19

deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln (MA)