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Letha was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and raised in Greeley, Colorado. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
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|2009||Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine|
|1999 - 2003||Hunter College, New York, NY,
MFA in Combined Media
Exchange semester at the Glasgow School of Art MFA Program, Glasgow, Scotland
|1994 - 1998||
Syracuse University School of Visual and Performing Arts
Syracuse, New York
BFA in Painting; graduated with Honors, Summa cum Laude
Exchange semester with Syracuse University's
Division of International Programs Abroad in Florence, Italy
Clear Cut, G44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, Canada. Catalogue.
Letha Wilson (solo exhibition), Higher Pictures, New York, NY
BAM Next Wave Art at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Dan Cameron.
SHOP 2010 at Tide Pool at Sara Meltzer Gallery
Lines Through the Wilderness at Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University
Video A: Miguel Soares and Letha Wilson
between to and from at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ. Curators Veronica Mijelshon and Eleanor Eichenbaum
Merit Badge 2 at Rockland Center for the Arts
Locations of Elsewhere at Peer Gallery
Points of Departure: Inner and Outer Journeys in Contemporary Art
Heartfelt at 96 Gillespie
The Searchers at White Box
The Peekskill Project 2006
Paradise Lost at Frederieke Taylor Gallery
Exit Biennial II: Traffic at Exit Art
No Apology for Breathing at Jack the Pelican
Red, White and Blue at Spencer Brownstone Gallery
Look Closer.... at AG Gallery
Ignite at the Puck Building, a GenArt event
AIM 24 at The Bronx Museum of the Arts
Project Room at Contemporary Artists Center
Hunter College MFA Thesis Exhibition at Times Square Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
|2001||Minute: a boxed set of miniature multiples at Artists Space
New York, NY
Honors / Awards
Headlands Center for the Arts Residency, California|
The Santo Foundation, Individual Artist Grant|
Farpath Foundation Grant and Residency, Dijon, France
Meredith S. Moody Residency Fellowship, Artist Residency, The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts March - May 2011 Artist-in-Residence|
Smack Mellon Hot Picks 2010, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
BRIC Rotunda Gallery Artist of the Month February 2010
Nomination, Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture Fellowship
Santa Fe Art Institute Fellowship
Artist in the Marketplace Program, Bronx Museum of the Arts
Nomination, Rema Hort Mann Art Grant
|2000||Hunter College Exchange Scholarship|
|1998||Orlin Prize, Honors Thesis Project “Artspace: Art Beyond Academia”|
|1998||Augusta Hazard Painting Award, Syracuse University Painting Dept.|
Press & Publications
Chamberlain, Colby. Reviews, Letha Wilson, Higher Pictures, Artforum, March 2013, pp. 277-278.
Aletti, Vince. Goings On About Town: Art "Letha Wilson", The New Yorker, January 17, 2013.
DLK Collection, "Letha Wilson at Higher Pictures", January 11, 2013
Haber, John. Art Reviews Around New York, "Cementing America", haberarts.com. January 18, 2013
Clear Cut exhibition catalog, 2013. Essay by Vanessa Nichols. Published by G44 Centre for Contemporary Photography, Toronto, Canada.
Shreck, Christopher. "Studio visit with Letha Wilson", All of This is Rocket Science, December 17, 2012.
New. New York exhibition catalog, 2012. Essay by Deborah Kuan. Published by Essl Museum Kunst Der Gegenwart. pp 62 - 71.
"New. New York at Essl Museum", Sleek Magazine, November 26, 2012.
A3 series #3, Edition of 300, Risograph prints, Published by Vandret publications, November 2012, Copenhagen.
Rothman, Aaron. "Landscape Photography: New Visions, Part 4", The Design Observer Group, places.designobserver.com. August 21, 2012.
Fruit Salad, Bronze Age Editions, Summer 2012.
Disturber Magazine, Issue 2, Summer 2012. London, U.K.
Aletti, Vince. Goings On About Town: Art "Photography Is", The New Yorker, May 10, 2012.
"Letha Wilson: Interview by Jason Judd", Bite Magazine, Issue 3. Winter 2012. Pgs. 24-29.
Zimmer, Lori. "2-D Pushers", www.artslant.com (New York), February 14, 2012.
"Gold Strike Supper", White Zinfindel, No. 2. TV Dinners, Fall / Winter 2012. Pg 66-69.
"Post-Internet Painting and the Death of Affect", December 2011. www.pooool.info
"Artist Edition Paper Planes", The Believer: The 2011 Art Issue. Magazine supplement, curated by Chris Wiley. November/December 2011. Pages 63 & 64.
Ruiz, Steve. "Actual Presence Suggested", www.artslant.com (Chicago), August 29. 2011.
Winchester, Tom. "Interviews: An Analog Path for Photgraphy", www.hyperallergic.com. August 12, 2011.
Daly, Hannah. "A Fading Feeling", www.artslant.com (New York), August 8, 2011.
Miranda, Carolina. "This Week: Must-See Arts in the City", WNYC (wnyc.org). August 4, 2011.
Aletti, Vince. Goings On About Town: Art "Every Photo Graph is In Visible", The New Yorker, July 27, 2011.
Doran, Anne. "Art Review: Always the Young Strangers: Young women photographers put a fresh feminist spin on the medium.", Time Out New York, June 28, 2011. Page 41.
Cotter, Holland. "Art in Review: Always the Young Strangers", The New York Times, June 9, 2011. Page C25.
Aletti, Vince. Goings On About Town: Art "Always the Young Strangers", The New Yorker, June 3, 2011.
Traux, Stephen. "New Monuments on the Lower East Side" www.hyperallergic.com, May 5, 2011.
Gopnick, Blake. "Wall Mugs Tree", The Daily Beast, www.thedailybeast.com. April 15, 2011.
Sutton, Benjamin. "Renewed Monuments: Sculpture in the Post/Un-Monumental Era", The L Magazine, April 26, 2011.
Broz, Joan. "Morton Arboretum art exhibit celebrates tree forms", The Daily Herald, April 26, 2011.
Maine, Stephen. "Variety Trumps Argument at the Bronx River Art Center", www.artcritical.com, April 23, 2011.
Russeth, Andrew. "The Working Title at the Bronx River Art Center", www.16miles.com. April 7, 2011.
Nordeen, Bradford. "Fanzine Does New York Art Week 2011", thefanzine.com, March 6, 2011.
Monnier, Annette. "Letha Wilson 'Punch the Sky' at Vox Populi", onereviewamonth.com, February 27, 2011.
Nathan, Emily. "Brooklyn Local", Artnet Magazine, Feb. 12, 2011.
So-Young, Moon. "Environmental Art That Does More Than Alter Nature", Korea JoongAng Daily, Feb. 11, 2011.
Newhall, Edith. "Artwork using photographs in unconventional ways", The Philadelphia Inquirer, Feb 6, 2011.
Vettese, John. "School of Life", Philadelphia Citypaper, January 20-26, 2011.
MacMillan, Kyle. "Future of art, through eyes of under-33s", The Denver Post, Dec. 9. 2010.
Paglia, Michael. "Two young stars of the art world are on display this month in Denver", Westword, Nov. 30, 2010.
Possible Press, Issue 2. A quarterly publication of artists' writings. September 4, 2010.
Kate Steciw. "Letha Wilson", The Photography Post, August 16, 2010.
Boyce, Peter. "Guest Curator Offers Day Glow at Nudashank", Radar Redux, Baltimore Art and Culture, August 12, 2010.
Graves, Jen. "Magical Thinking", The Stranger, Seattle. July 6, 2010.
Hackett, Regina. "William Powhida's Sideshow Magic", ARTSJOURNAL weblog, July 2010.
"Poul Henningsen Docet", Lighting Academy: Il Portale Della Luce, May 14, 2009.
Ryzik, Melena. "At a Clinic, Artists Reflecting On Home", The New York Times, May 11, 2009.
Sena, John. "Beyond a Building", The Santa Fe New Mexican, March 2, 2009
Trimarco, James. "Tracks: More Than A Pretty View", The Brooklyn Rail, July 2008
Saltz, Jerry. "Waste Not, Want Not" Critic's Pick, New York Magazine online, June 27, 2008.
Dan Bischoff. “Artists take measure for its own sake”, The Star-Ledger, January 6, 2008.
Benjamin Genocchio. “Art Review; A Chance to Fill Up on Visual Treats”, New York Times, April 25, 2004, p. 9.
Middlebrook, Jason. "Top Ten", Artforum, February 2003, p. 55.
Powhida, William. "Majority Rules", The Brooklyn Rail, Summer 2002, pp. 8-9.
Paul, Christine. "Collaborative Curatorial Models and Public