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HILARY WILDER
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AWARDS/ HONORS


2018 – 2019
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship
2009 – 2010
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship
2007 – 2008
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2006 – 2007  
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
2002 – 2004           
Core Program, Visual Artist Fellowship and Critical Studies Fellowship (concurrent), Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2003  
Eliza Randall Prize, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2002                        
Eliza Randall Prize, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2001                        
Gold Plaque, Best Experimental Short Video, Chicago International Film Festival
2001                        
Temkin Exhibition Award, University of Wisconsin


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS/ PROJECTS


2019               
They Bring Flowers, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
2017               
The Shell, Core Program commissioned edition project, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
2015                        
A Lake Turned Inside Out, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
Nocturnes, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
2013                  
Baxter and the Picture Builders, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia    
2012                         
Greatest American Hero (Thoreau's Desk Eight Times), The Poor Farm, Manawa, Wisconsin
A Northern Tale, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
2011                         
Kunsthalle Etzweiler, web and video project, commissioned by Lovey Town, 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, Bellevue, Washington
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/ PROJECTS


2019                        
Draw On, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
VMFA Fellowship Exhibition, Rawls Museum, Courtland, Virginia
Post-War and Contemporary Art, Waterhouse & Dodd, New York, New York
2018               
40 Years of Discovery: Gifts of Clint Willour, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
NES Alumni Exhibition, Deiglan Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland
2017               
Overhead and Under Foot: Contemporary Topographies on Paper, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Selections on Paper, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
The Reflection in the Sword of Holofernes, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
A tiny rivulet in a distant forest, Artspace, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Guest Star, curated by Laura Lark, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
2016
Knock Knock, Atelier Hipler, Berlin
2015                    
Island Time, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Mixed Doubles, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
Lovey Town is Your Town, Unity Gallery, Maharishi University, Fairfield, Iowa
Go Big, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas
2014                        
Walden, revisited, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts
Anywhere But Now, Wilton House Museum, Richmond, Virginia
Orphans in the Storm, Lovey Town, Madison, Wisconsin
Art in Embassies / US Department of State, Villa Richardson, group installation at the official residence of the U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, Vatican City
ReMap: Art that Explores New Terrain, 1708 Satellite Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
2013                        
Futurecast, Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut
Anarchistic Abstraction, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, Virginia
The joy of the task was its own reward, Lovey Town, Madison, Wisconsin
Winter Garden, Devin Borden Gallery, Houston, Texas                    
2012
The Line Between, Monster Truck Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
The MFAH CORE Factor, curated exhibition at Houston Fine Art Fair, Houston, Texas
Mapping Galveston, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
Cow House Exhibition, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland
Michelle Grabner: The INOVA Survey, INOVA, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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, 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                        
Artists in Residence Exhibition, SÍM Hafnarstraeti, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Sirens’ Song, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas, curated by Kelly Baum, Blanton Museum
The Sirens’ Song, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, Texas
The Sirens’ Song, Rubin Center, University of Texas, El Paso
Inaugural Exhibition, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2006                         
There Goes the Neighborhood, sixspace, Los Angeles, California
New Texas Painting. Witchita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, Texas
New Texas Painting. Texas A&M University Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, Texas
2005                         
New Texas Painting, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
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
Art in Motion II, University of Southern California / Santa Monica Museum of Art
Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, Ohio ; Honorable Mention – Experimental Video

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY


2017               
“Top Five: March 30, 2017”, Glasstire, glasstire.com, March 30 (video)
2016
Anderson Gallery: 45 Years on Art on the Edge, Richmond: Virginia Commonwealth University
2015      
Jennifer Smart, "The A+C Top Ten: December", Arts + Culture Texas
Ray Dennison, “Hilary Wilder”, Houston Magazine, November
Island Time (catalogue), Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum
2014                        
Walden, revisited (catalogue), Lincoln: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Dina Deitsch, “Rebuilding the Legacy”, Lincoln: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Sebastian Smee, “The Ticket: Art”, Boston Globe, December 20 (photo)
Cate McQuaid, “Into the Woods: Artists Show Poetic, Playful Takes on Thoreau at deCordova”, Boston Globe, December 4
Andrea Shea, “Thoreau's Experiment In Simplicity And Solitude Inspires deCordova Artists”, The Artery, WBUR Boston, November 17
Orphans in the Storm (catalogue), Madison: Lovey Town
Zero Hour, WHAN, Richmond: radio interview with Tim Bowring
2013                        
Anarchistic Abstraction (catalogue), Fredericksburg: UMW Galleries, University of Mary Washington
the joy of the task was its own reward (catalogue), Madison: Lovey Town
Christopher Arnott, “Futurecast: Art Whips Up a Storm”, Artscope, vol. 8, no. 5
Diana Li, “Fear Climate Change or Embrace Its Beauty”, New Haven Independent, November 12
Elizabeth Weinberg, “Heat Included”, Daily Nutmeg, December 20
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 Texas, June 29
Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? Original Jokes About The Suburban and The Poor Farm by the Artists Who Have Exhibited There, Poor Farm Press
2011                        
The Ambiguous Object”, Cantanker Magazine, Issue 11, Austin
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
Here and Now and Then (catalogue), Madison: University of Wisconsin
2009                        
Laura Parsons, “Gilded Pleasures”, The Hook, Charlottesville, Nov. 16
2008                        
Marisa Sanchez, “Wish You Were Here”, Nearer to Thee (exhibition publication), Open Satellite, Seattle/Bellevue
Core: Artists and Writers, Houston: Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Jen Graves, “Transcendent”, The Stranger, March 5
Zero Hour, WRIR, Richmond: radio interview with Tim Bowring  
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 Doublerley, “The Sirens’ Song”, Glasstire, February
Kelly Baum, “The Sirens’ Song” (exhibition publication), 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, Summer 2005
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 (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 (catalogue). Houston:  The University of Houston.
2004 Core (catalogue). Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Glassell School of Art Faculty Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Houston: 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 1
“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


2016
“I’ll Be Seeing You”, Binder volume 2, Super Hit Press, Galveston, Texas
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

SELECTED LECTURES/ PANELS/ VISITS


2016    
Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas                       
University of Houston, Houston, Texas
“Research as Form /Site/ Source”, Expanded Fieldwork: Art and Research-Based Practice (panel), College Art Association conference, Washington, DC
“Research as Form /Site/ Source”, gallery talk with Corin Hewitt, report to the club of rome, FAB Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
2015                           
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas
University of Houston, Houston, Texas
2014                           
College of the Mainland, Texas City, Texas
University of Houston, Houston, Texas
Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Minnesota
2012                           
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
University of Hawaii at Manoa (lecture via Skype)  
2011                           
Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland
Cow House Studios, Rathnure, Ireland
Maiahaus Project Space, Madison, Wisconsin
2010                           
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Studio Practice and Post-Studio Production (panel), co-chair with Michelle White, Curator, The Menil Collection, College Art Association conference, Chicago
2009                           
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina
2008                           
Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington
“The Treachery of Images”, Painting and Critique in the Age of the Market (panel co-chaired by Christopher K. Ho and Peter Rostovsky), College Art Association conference, Dallas, Texas
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 TICA Program
West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Rubin Center, University of Texas at El Paso
2006                           
Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Looking at Art, Houston, Texas
Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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

RESIDENCIES


2018               
Ingmar Bergman Estate, Fårö, Sweden               
Cill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Co. Kerry, ireland
2014 – 2015           
Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
2011                        
Cow House Studios, Rathnure, Ireland
NES Artist Residency, Skagaströnd, Iceland                   
2010
Samband íslenskra myndlistarmanna (SÍM) Artist Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland
Ucross Foundation, Ucross, Wyoming
2009                        
Jentel Foundation, Banner, Wyoming
2007                        
Samband íslenskra myndlistarmanna (SÍM) Artist Residency, Reykjavik, Iceland


EXHIBITIONS CURATED


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


EXHIBITIONS JURIED


2014                           
Annual Student Exhibition, Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Minnesota
2004                           
Under the Radar: The 25th Annual Student Exhibition, Rice University, Houston, Texas


SELECTION COMMITTEES


2017               
Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston, Texas
2012                           
ART342 Residency, Fort Collins, Colorado
2006                           
Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
2004                           
Core Program Visual Artist Residency, Museum of Fine Arts Houston

SELECTED ACADEMIC POSITIONS


2007 – present       
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Painting + Printmaking
Associate Professor (2013-present) / Assistant Professor (2007 - 2013)
2006                           
Princeton University, Program in Visual Arts
Lecturer
2005                           
University of Texas - San Antonio, Department of Art
Visiting Assistant Professor
2005                            
University of Houston, School of Art
Lecturer


EDUCATION


M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2001
B.A., Bates College, Lewiston, Maine