Frank Wilson Biography

Artist Frank Wilson
Frank Wilson is a member of the International Guild of Realism.
A full time professional artist for over thirty years, Frank’s formal art education took place at the School of Practical Art and the Art Institute of Boston with further studies under Marko Lolo Marchi and Steven Yankopolis.

Over the years, the artist has won many awards for his paintings and sculptures. In September of 2005 he was awarded the City of Chico, California, COBA “Peoples Choice Award” and a commission for a large outdoor mural. By invitation, his work has been featured in the New York State Museum, and in art galleries in New England, Virginia, North Carolina and California as well as in Zurich and Geneva, Switzerland.
A full time professional artist for over thirty years, Frank Wilson’s formal art education took place at the School of Practical Art and the Art Institute of Boston with further studies under Marko Lolo Marchi and Stever Yankopolis.
Over the years, the artist has won many awards for his paintings and sculptures. In September of 2005 he was awarded by the City of Chico, California and given a commission for a large outdoor mural. By invitation, his work has been featured in the New York State Museum, and in
On October 9, 1998 he was a featured artist on ABC’s nationally televised “Good Morning America” show.
A prolific painter, Wilson has created over 2,900 highly detailed works in oils and watercolors since 1995 in addition to hundreds of sculptures. His paintings are in private and corporate art collections in dozens of countries on four continents.
The wilds of nature, with all its diversity, Is the common denominator for this multi-talented artist. The hills and mountains in the wilderness areas of Northern New England and Northern California are the inspiration for his widely ranging work in water and oil paintings. Hiking by the light of the full moon has inspired Frank to create a series of nocturnal watercolors. Climbing in the high country, the artist has witnessed the light of dawn and dusk and translated those moments into dramatic paintings. These unique watercolors and gouache paintings capture the magic of a moonlit winter’s evening or a mountain sunset. Sunny days or violent storms, clouds play an important role in many of his landscapes.
Frank Wilson also paints in oils to emphasize the atmospheric quality of mountain vistas and the winding trails he loves to hike. Frank has always had a deep appreciation for natural beauty and a reverence for the natural world. His passion is evident in each of his works, whether it be a small gouache study or oil.

 

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