Marion Wilson lives and works in Syracuse, New York and part-time in New York City. She has had exhibits or completed public commissions for New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC; Frederieke Taylor, NYC, Herbert Johnson Museum at Cornell University, Kasia Kay Art Projects, New Orleans; Dorsky Gallery, NYC; Shroeder Romero Gallery, Exit Art, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts and Sculpture Center, NYC; in addition to Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY; SPACES, Cleveland Ohio; and SCOPE Miami/Art Basel, Miami, Florida. Wilson has been awarded funded residencies at Millay Colony for the Arts (Nancy Graves Award); International Studio Program (NYSCA and Elizabeth Foundation) and Sculpture Space in Utica, NY.
Wilson is an Associate Professor at Syracuse University. In 2009 Wilson led the purchase and renovation of 601 Tully – a neighborhood drug house on the westside of Syracuse, the ninth poorest neighborhood in the country, into a community art center that uses the building and the neighborhood as a catalyst for art, educational and entrepreneurial collaborations between artists, neighbors and university. For more information on Marion Wilson click here.