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Name
Will Wilson (Navajo)
Heritage
Gender
Dates
1969
Date Note
birth date February 23, 1969

 

 

Artist’s physical folder is filed alphabetically in the Native American Artists Resource Collection under the following name:
Wilson, Will (Navajo)

Artist's work is represented in the object collection of the Heard Museum

Exhibits
Photo/Synthesis. Nancy Johnston Records Gallery, Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. Norman, Oklahoma. January 26, 2017 - April 2, 2017.
Personal Journeys: American Indian Landscapes. Heard Museum. Phoenix, Arizona. Opened February 28, 2016. Group show.
Contemporary Native Photographers and the Edward Curtis Legacy. Portland Art Museum. Portland, Oregon. February 6, 2016 - May 8, 2016.
Through the Lens: Diné Photography. Heard Museum North. Scottsdale, Arizona. June 12, 2012 - November 25, 2012.
A Stake in the Ground: Contemporary Native Art Manifestation. Art Mûr. Montréal, Québec, Canada. January 14, 2012 - -February 25, 2012. Note: curated by Nadia Myre; artists include Sonny Assu, Jason Baerg, Carl Beam, Rebecca Belmore, Kevin Lee Burton, Hannah Claus, Bonnie Devine, Raymond Dupuis, Edgar Heap of Birds, Vanessa Dion Fletcher, Nicholas Galanin, Greg Hill, Robert Houle, Maria Hupfield, Rita Letendre, Glenna Matoush, Alan Michelson, Nadia Myre, Marianne Nicolson, Michael Patten, Arthur Renwick, Sonia Robertson, Greg Staats, Tania Willard, and Will Wilson. Accompanied by a catalog issued by Art Mûr in its periodical Invitation.
Gifts to Celebrate. Heard Museum. Phoenix, Arizona. October 2005 - July 2006.
Auto Immune Response. Heard Museum. Phoenix, Arizona. November 6, 2004 - September 2005.
Publications
Found 13 record(s)
Available ActionsCitationPagesPublication DateArtist Citation NotesWebsite
. "Will Wilson Auto Immune Response". Earthsong, 04.6 [year 2004, no. 6] (November-December 2004). 2004.82004Heard Museum newsletter article about the photo-based installation "Will Wilson: Auto Immune Response" opening to public on November 6, 2004
Andre, Laura M. and Will Wilson (photographer). "Will Wilson's Improved Self-Images". In: New Mexico Magazine website (http://www.nmmagazine.com/). URL: http://www.nmmagazine.com/article/?aid=84552#.WDZrrrIrLm4. 2013.2013Internet resource (viewed November 23, 2016)View
Jamison, Mollie. "Native Perspectives: in the Exhibition 'As We See It', Contemporary Native American Photographers Portray a Gamut of Subjects with a Common Underlying Theme: the Vitality and Perseverance of Their People and Cultures". Cowboys & Indians, vol. 25, no. 3 (April 2017). 2017.642017Features photographers Larry McNeil, Will Wison, Shelley Niro, Matika Wilbur, and Tom Jones.
Myre, Nadia. Baliser le Territoire: Manifestation d'Art Contemporain Autochtone = A Stake in the Ground: Contemporary Native Art Manifestation. Invitation (Art Mûr), vol. 7, no. 3 (January-February 2012). 2012.cover, 2-3, 18-192012Thematic issue of Invitation; issued as vol. 7, no. 3 (January-February 2012). Issue constitutes the catalog of the exhibition, "A Stake in the Ground: Contemporary Native Art Manifestation," held at Art Mûr, Montréal, Québec, Canada, January 14-February 25, 2012. Artists: Sonny Assu, Jason Baerg, Carl Beam, Rebecca Belmore, Kevin Lee Burton, Hannah Claus, Bonnie Devine, Raymond Dupuis, Edgar Heap of Birds, Vanessa Dion Fletcher, Nicholas Galanin, Greg Hill, Robert Houle, Maria Hupfield, Rita Letendre, Glenna Matoush, Alan Michelson, Nadia Myre, Marianne Nicolson, Michael Patten, Arthur Renwick, Sonia Robertson, Greg Staats, Tania Willard, and Will Wilson.
Nichols, Judy. "Heard Has New Indian Artwork". Arizona Republic, November 27, 2004. 2004.1, 42004Newspaper article. Discusses Will Wilson's installation "Auto Immune Response" at the Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona opening November 2004.
Nilsen, Richard. "Artist Negotiates a Cultural Divide". Arizona Republic, November 28, 2004. 2004.E132004Newspaper article; review of Will Wilson's "Auto Immune Response" installation at the Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, opening November 2004.
Osage News and Will Wilson (photographer). "Photo/Synthesis Portr...". In: Flickr (https://www.flickr.com/). URL: https://www.flickr.com/photos/osagenews/sets/72157671440575946. 2016.2016Will Wilson on Flickr (viewed November 23, 2016). "Osage Nation Museum Joined the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art from The University of Oklahoma on July 22. They held a photoshoot in the museum taking photographs of the Bigheart decedents. Photographer Will Wilson will be responding to Edward S. Curtis's original representation from the historic into the present by taking photos of the descendants of the original portraits of Curtis in 1927. TARA MADDEN/Osage News."View
Polacca, Benny. "ON Museum Collaborates with Fred Jones Jr. Museum for Photography Exhibit". vol. 12, no. 8 (August 2016). 2016.2016
Raymond, Jon. "Portland, Oregon, 'Contemporary Native Photographers and the Edward Curtis Legacy: Zig Jackson, Wendy Red Star, and Will Wilson,' Portland Art Museum". Artforum, vol. 54, no. 10 (summer 2016). 2016.4022016Exhibition review.
Smoker, Lucie. "Photo/Synthesis". Art Focus Oklahoma, vol. 32, no. 1 (spring 2017). 2017.4-52017
Taylor, Sue. "Indigenous Images". Art in America, vol. 104, no. 5 (May 2016). 2016.57-622016Will Wilson is one of the photographers featured and discussed in this review of the exhibition "Contemporary Native Photographers and the Edward Curtis Legacy" at the Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon.
Wikipedia contributors. "Will Wilson (Photographer)". In: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page). URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Will_Wilson_(photographer)&oldid=722062648. 5/25/2016.5/25/2016Internet resource (viewed June 4, 2016)View
Wilson, Will. Will Wilson. URL: http://willwilson.photoshelter.com/index. 6/4/2016.6/4/2016Artist's website (viewed June 4, 2016)View

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