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Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson

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This image depicts an artwork by Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson titled "Two Soldiers." This artwork was created in 2023 and measures 40" x 30" [HxW] (101.6 x 76.2 cm). Its medium is Oil on canvas.
Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson
"Two Soldiers", 2023
This image depicts an artwork by Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson titled "Foray Men on Armored Convoy." This artwork was created in 2023 and measures 8" x 10" [HxW] (20.32 x 25.4 cm). Its medium is Oil on canvas.
Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson
"Foray Men on Armored Convoy", 2023
This image depicts an artwork by Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson titled "Lion Tank." This artwork was created in 2023 and measures 20" x 24" [HxW] (50.8 x 60.96 cm); 11" x 14" [HxW] (27.94 x 35.56 cm). Its medium is Oil on canvas.
Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson
"Lion Tank", 2023

Education

1999
Born in Los Angeles, California
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
2020
Silver Art Projects Residency at 4 World Trade Center, New York, NY
2017
NYU Gallatin, Art History and Environmental Design, New York, NY

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2024
"Songs About War," Vielmetter Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
2023
"A Witness to the Rub," Asia Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
"Wali's Farm," Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
"Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson," Tiwani Contemporary, Lagos, Nigeria
2022
"After me, the flood," Derek Eller Gallery, New York City, NY
"Everything go scatter," Tiwani Gallery, London, UK
"OMG (how to find God)," Fergus McCaffrey, Saint Barthelemy
2021
"Jaga-Jaga," Freedom Gallery. New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2023
Lyles & King, New York, NY
2022
"Seven/Seven: The Fraught Landscape," Fergus McCaffrey. Tokyo, Japan
"Narrative Minds," Asia Art Center, Taipei, Taiwan
2021
"Poetic Sustenance, Ryan Christopher, Miranda Forrester, Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson," Tiwani Gallery, London, UK
"The Loneliest Sport, Spazio Amanita Gallery," New York, NY
"Animal Instincts," Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA

Bibliography

2023
Wang, Jenny. "Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson: Wali’s Farm at Derek Eller Gallery, NYC (Review)," ArteFuse, August 18 (Link)
Pricco, Evan. "Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson Takes Us to "Wali’s Farm"," Juxtapoz Magazine, August 15 (Link)
Dolan, Maegan. "Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson," Artforum, July (Link)
Bishara, Hakim. "What Kim Kardashian Taught Me About Art Fairs." Hyperallergic, May 12
Schwendener, Martha. "The Independent, More Inclusive Than Ever," The New York Times, May 11
2022
Galleries Now Staff. "Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson: Everything Go Scatter," Galleries Now, January (Link)
“Our Selection of Galleries to Visit During London Gallery Weekend," 1-54 Contemporary Art Fair, February 2
2021
Ocula Staff. "Joseph Olisaemeka Wilson: Olisaemeka," Ocula, May (Link)
Bogojev, Sasha. “The Loneliest Sport Group Exhibition @ Spazio Amanita, NYC,” Juxtapoz Magazine, November 16
Weiss, Lois. “Empty NYC office floors are taking on new life as art studios," New York Post, April 22
Petrarca, Emilia. “A Rooftop Artists’ Salon: Figure drawing alfresco," Vulture, April 15
McCaffrey, Fergus. "Seven/Seven: The Fraught Landscape," Mutual Art, January 20