AWARDS / HONORS

2009-10
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship

2007-8
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2006-7
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

2002-3   
Eliza Randall Prize, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

2001 
Gold Plaque, Best Experimental Short Video, Chicago International Film Festival

2000   
Temkin Exhibition Award, University of Wisconsin

 

FELLOWSHIP

2002-4                 
Core Program, Visual Artist Fellowship and Critical Studies Fellowship (concurrent), Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

 

RESIDENCIES

2011 
Cow House Studios, Rathnure, Ireland
NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland

2010
Ucross Foundation, Ucross, Wyoming
SIM Artist Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland

2009
Jentel Foundation, Banner, Wyoming

2007
SIM Artist Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS / PROJECTS

2013                 
Baxter and the Picture Builders, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

2012
Greatest American Hero (Thoreau's Desk Eight Times), The Great Poor Farm Experiment IV, The Poor Farm, Manawa, Wisconsin
A Northern Tale, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas

2011
Kunsthalle Etzweiler, web and video project, www.etzweiler.org, commissioned by Loveytown, Madison, Wisconsin

2010
Ornament and Crime, The Suburban, Oak Park, Illinois
Lands Not Lived In, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

2009
The High Lonesome, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia

2008
Nearer to Thee, Open Satellite, Seattle/Bellevue, Washington (curated by Marisa Sanchez, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum)

2007
Salt From Sand, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

2006
Courting Disaster, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Sail to Bequia, Evening at Turtle Grove, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

2004 
Laguna, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

2003 
Basin, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013         
Futurecast, Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut (forthcoming)
Anarchic Abstraction, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia and the Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, Virginia (forthcoming)
The joy of the task was its own reward, Loveytown, Madison, Wisconsin (forthcoming)

2012   
Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
The MFAH Core Factor, Houston Fine Art Fair, Houston, Texas
Mapping Galveston, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
The Line Between, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland
Michelle Grabner: The INOVA Survey, INOVA, Milwaukee

2011
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road:  Original Jokes About The Suburban and The Poor Farm By Artists Who Have Exhibited There, Yale University School of Art
Works on Paper, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
The Ambiguous Object, presented by Cantanker magazine, curated by Cook & Ruud (Rachel Cook and Claire Ruud), Pump Project, Austin, Texas

2010
Here and Now and Then, University of Wisconsin, Madison
The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York

2008
Core Program Alumni Exhibition, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas
Horizon Line, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

2007
Artist Residents' Exhibition, SIM Hafnarstraeti, Reykjavik, Iceland
Sirens' Song, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas
Inaugural Exhibition, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

2006
There Goes the Neighborhood, sixspace, Culver City, California
Aqua Art Fair, Miami Beach, Florida (with Bucket Rider Gallery)
FIAC Art Fair, Paris, France (with Bucket Rider Gallery)
Witchita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, Texas
Texas A&M University Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, Texas
Nova Art Fair, Chicago, Illinois (with Bucket Rider Gallery)

2005
Aqua Art Fair, Miami Beach, Florida (with Bucket Rider Gallery)
New Texas Painting, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
FIAC Art Fair, Paris, France (with Bucket Rider Gallery)
Enter Coordinates Here, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 
Summer Paper, Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas
New American Talent 20, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas
Nova Art Fair, Chicago, Illinois (with Bucket Rider Gallery)
New Currents in Painting, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama
Texas Assistance League, Williams Tower, Houston, Texas

2004           
Houston Area Exhibition, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, Texas (curated by Bill Arning)
2004 Core Artists in Residence, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Glassell School of Art Faculty Exhibition, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

2003   
Digitally Influenced, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, Texas
Tech Talk, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas
2003 Core Artists in Residence, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

 

SELECTED VIDEO SCREENINGS

2010         
Buffet DVD release, Domy, Houston, Texas

2009        
Flickerlounge, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas

2002   
Denver International Film Festival, Denver, Colorado
Microcinema at Firestation 3, Houston, Texas
East Lansing Film Festival, East Lansing, Michigan

2001           
Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago, Illinois
Silver Lake Film Festival, Los Angeles, California
Conceptual Comedy Series, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California
Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio ; Honorable Mention – Experimental Video  
Art in Motion II, University of Southern California (in cooperation with the Santa Monica Museum of Art), Los Angeles, California  (festival re-screened at College Art Association conference, Chicago, Illinois)

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2012
“Capsule Reviews”, Houston Press, August 1
Meredith DeLiso, “Get Some Northern Exposure at Devin Borden Gallery Courtesy of Hilary Wilder”, Houston Press, July 10
Devon Britt-Darby, “Hilary Wilder: A Northern Tale”, Arts + Culture Magazine Houston,  June 29

2011
The Ambiguous Object, Cantanker magazine, Issue 11, Austin, Texas
Jen Graves, “The Story of a High-Rise Gallery in Bellevue”, Slog (The Stranger online), Seattle, March 17

2010
Regan Golden-McNerney, "Hilary Wilder: Ornament and Crime", Artlies, no. 67

2009
Laura Parsons, “Gilt-y Pleasures: Wilder Celebrates Celestial Kitsch ”, The Hook, Charlottesville, November 16

2008
Marisa Sanchez, Wish You Were Here, Open Satellite (catalogue)
Core: Artists and Writers, Houston: Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Jen Graves, "Transcendent", The Stranger, March 5

2007  
John Devine, “Hilary Wilder", Artlies, No. 56
DailyServing.com, “Hilary Wilder”, October 13 "Fall Preview”, Glasstire, September 4
The Sirens' Song (DVD catalogue), Austin: Arthouse at the Jones Center, Kelly Baum, ed.
Amanda Douberley, “The Sirens' Song”, Glasstire, February
Kelly Baum, “The Sirens' Song” (exhibition brochure), Austin: Arthouse at the Jones Center

2006  
Michelle White, “Sublime Anachronisms: Hilary Wilder’s Contemporary Landscapes”, Artpapers, November/December
Susan Richmond, “Courting Disaster”, Artpapers, July/August
Jerry Cullum, “Beauty Emerges From Chaos After the Storm”, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, May 7
Felicia Feaster, “Chaos Theory”, Creative Loafing Atlanta, April 26

2005           
Christopher French, “Painting Roundup”, Glasstire, December 16
Kelly Klaasmeyer, “Grab Bag”, Houston Press, December 15
Aaron Parazette, “Searchers”, Artlies, no. 47
Rachel Koper, “Oh, Give Me a Home”, Austin Chronicle, July 1
Jeanne Claire Van Ryzin, “New American Talent”, Austin American-Statesman, June 30
New American Talent (exhibition catalogue), Austin: Arthouse at the Jones Center
Rachel Cook, “Best of 2004,” Glasstire, March 25

2004   
John Devine, “Hilary Wilder: Laguna,” Glasstire, November 10
Houston Area Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Houston:  The University of Houston.
2004 Core (exhibition catalogue). Houston: The Glassell School of Art of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Glassell School of Art Faculty Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Houston: The Glassell School of Art of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
John Devine, Kelly Klaasmeyer, and Keith Plocek, “Capsule Review: Area Show,” Houston Press, August 26
John Devine, “Double Trouble,” Houston Press, August 12
“The Class of 2004”, 002 magazine, August
Sean Carroll, “Core Resident Art Show,” Free Press Houston, no. 15.

2002   
Robin Swartz, “Best of the Fest,” Lansing State Journal, March 21

2001   
Bill Stamets, “Screening Today: Capsule Reviews,” Chicago Sun-Times, October 9

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2010
“Hilary Wilder interviews Hope Ginsburg”, Studio, Virginia Commonwealth University

2007
The Other F Word: Third Generation Feminism and Its Antecedents (roundtable discussion, Rachel Cook, ed.), Houston: Artlies, July

2004           
“Shunning Statement”, Jasper Johns and Richard Serra: Drawings from a New York Collection (exhibition catalogue).  Houston:  The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
“Cultivation: Olafur Eliasson”, 2004 Core (exhibition catalogue). Houston: The Glassell School of Art of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

2003           
“Dislocated”, Ester Partegàs (exhibition catalogue).  Houston: Rice University.
“Media that need media are the luckiest media in the world: associations and dependencies in the recent work of Jeremy Blake”, 2003 Core (exhibition catalogue). Houston: The Glassell School of Art of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
“Binary System”, Come Forward (exhibition catalogue). Dallas: The Dallas Museum of Art.

2002           
“Painting at the Edge of Painting”, Perla, vol. 1 no. 1, San Antonio, Texas.
“Samesation: Ester Partegàs at the Rice University Art Gallery”, Glasstire, Houston, Texas, October 10

 

EXHIBITIONS CURATED

2004           
Under the Radar: The 25th Annual Student Exhibition, Rice University, Houston, Texas

2003   
Chemi Rosado Seijo: El Cerro, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Santiago Cucullu, Institute of Visual Arts (INOVA), Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

SELECTION COMMITTEES / PANELS

2012                 
ART342 Residency, Fort Collins, Colorado

2004                 
Core Program Visual Artist Residency, Museum of Fine Arts Houston

 

SELECTED LECTURES / PANELS / VISITS

2011                                   
Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland
Wexford School of Art, Wexford, Ireland
Cow House Studios, Rathnure, Ireland
Maiahaus Project Space, Madison, Wisconsin

2010
Studio Practice and Post-Studio Production: Reconsidering the Roles of Artist and Curator, panel co-chaired with Michelle White, The Menil Collection, Houston, College Art Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois

2009
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

2008
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Painting and Critique in the Age of the Market (panel co-chaired by Peter Rostovsky and Christopher K. Ho), College Art Association conference, Dallas, Texas
Zero Hour, WRIR, Richmond: radio interview with Tim Bowring

2007
Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, Massachusetts
Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Rubin Center, University of Texas at El Paso

2006
Looking At Art, Houston, Texas
Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia

2005   
University of Texas, San Antonio, Texas
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Rice University, Houston, Texas
University of Houston, Houston, Texas

2004   
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York
University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Rice University, Houston, Texas

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

2007 - present
Associate / Assistant Professor, Department of Painting and Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University

2006    
Lecturer, Princeton University

2005    
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Texas, San Antonio
Lecturer, University of Houston

2003-6
Lecturer, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

 

EDUCATION

2001    M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison

2000    M.A., Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison

 

 

 

 


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