Anne Wilson

Anne Wilson is a Chicago-based visual artist who creates sculpture, drawings, performances, and video animations that explore themes of time, loss, and private and social rituals. Her artwork embraces conceptual strategies and handwork using everyday materials–table linen, bed sheets, human hair, lace, thread, glass, and wire. Her art resides in the permanent collections around the world, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Arts and Design, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Detroit Institute of Arts; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England; and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan. Anne was named a 2015 United States Artists Distinguished Fellow and is the recipient of awards from the Driehaus Foundation, Artadia, the Tiffany Foundation, NASAD (Citation Recipient), Cranbrook Academy of Art (Distinguished Alumni Award), the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Illinois Arts Council. Her artwork is represented by Rhona Hoffman Gallery. In addition to her practice, Wilson is a Professor in the Department of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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