Michael Bruce Wilson has been an artist for more than thirty years, beginning his studies with the Famous Artists Course by mail while in high school. Since his days as a university student in Northern CA in the mid-seventies, Michael has always combined studies with professionalism. Graduating with a Studio Diploma in 1987 followed by a 5th-Year Program first prize from the SMFA, Boston, Wilson has been granted several artist residencies, including The MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the Ucross Foundation.
Michael has shown his paintings in galleries in New York City, Los Angeles, Denver, Santa Fe, and Boston, and been co-owner and director of OZ Gallery in Provincetown, MA for 5 years. His paintings are in many corporate collections in the U.S. and abroad, including Fidelity Investment Corp., Ritz Carlton, Hyatt and Sheraton hotels, Ssang Yong Corp. of Seoul, South Korea.
Wilson has been a painting and figure-drawing teacher off and on for over 20 years, at the SMFA, for the Waltham Arts Council and currently at the New Arts Center in Newton, as well as private lessons out of his Waltham studio.