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- M. Arch II, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Professor Wilson held an Associate Professorship at Harvard Graduate School of Design since 1996, where he taught design and visual studies and co-directed the Harvard Rome Program. His drawings and paintings are shown in New York, Boston, Columbus, Ohio, and Providence, Rhode Island. His drawings and paintings are in the collections of Harvard University, the Boston Public Library, The Rhode Island School of Design, the Ralph Lauren Collection and in many corporate and private holdings. His architectural drawings have been published widely, including the New York Times for the area of Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan and the Columbus Circle Re-Design Project.
Director and Associate Professor, J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program, Indiana University, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design
Director and Associate Professor, Indiana University Center for Art + Design, Columbus, IN
Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture, Columbia University, NY, NY
Visiting Professor of Architecture, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
Visiting Professor of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Visiting Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Assistant Professor of Architecture, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Visiting Assistant Professor in Architecture, M.I.T. Graduate School of Architecture, Cambridge, MA
Faculty of Design, Yale University Graduate School of Architecture, New Haven, CT
Faculty of Design, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Faculty of Design, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Director and Associate Professor, J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program, IU Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design
Director and Associate Professor, Indiana University Center for Art + Design
Creation of the new M.Arch degree mission; established budget, identified required resources and equipment, established hiring goals and positions for faculty and staff, identified space requirements and space planning, created innovative curriculum with a global program.
Creation of the Masters Degree in Architecture Proposal for Indiana University in Columbus, IN. Trustees approval, awaiting Indiana Commission of Higher Ed. approval
Creation of the Center’s mission/vision; repositioning Art and Design from the periphery of activity to the center of the human experience through a comprehensive design education.
Construction of the academic curriculum for, graduate and undergraduate degree programs in a comprehensive design education purposed to re-integrate art and design disciplines with the College of Arts and Sciences, Indiana University and to extend design- thinking knowledge to non-designers.
Creation and construction for the places of exchange between art and design disciplines within a comprehensive design degree and with participating academic units within Indiana University through the Center.
Preparation of the Center 10 year budget proposal plan, in service of the mission/vision statement.
Management and oversight of the Center annual operating budget.
Preparation of Director’s Annual Report to the Dean, President and collaborative Partners in Columbus, IN.
Primary liaison between the Columbus community Center investment partners and Indiana University.
Develop design collaboration partnerships with the manufacturing and fabrication business communities of Indiana and the Center academic programming.
Chief curator and manager of the Center gallery programming; producing 5-8 exhibitions per year.
Creation and construction of the Designer-in-Residency vision and mission; preparation of the annual operating budget, construction of the management structure and creation of the resident selection committee rules and guidelines to support 10 residencies per month.
Creation and construction of the Collaborative-Design Team educational model for Indiana University, College of Arts and Sciences, integrating diverse academic units within IU around topical design issues.
Creation and construction of the IUCA+D Nomadic Studio program, linking 7 international cities with one academic year of study; preparation of the annual operating budget and personnel requirements and management structure for the Nomadic Studio.
Develop, promote and manage Columbus community programs with the Center focused upon design and design-thinking initiatives: Salon Talks, a bi-weekly presentation/critique amongst designers and artists, and Public Lecture Series, monthly presentations from national figures in art and design.
Direct and manage the Summer Design Workshop, a summer introductory course of basic design instruction to the Columbus area high school students.
Direct and oversee the outreach and promotional campaign for the design educational mission of the Center.
Direct and manage the “Young Designers” program for 3rd grade education in design, Columbus, IN.
Creation and publication of the “Young Designers” comic book to teach design principles to middle school students of Columbus, IN.
Direct and manage the Cummins Design Education Program with IUCA+D; providing courses in design and drawing to Cummins employees and engineers.
Miller Prize Coordinator: Exhibit Columbus
Coordinate and direct the execution of the five Miller Prize awarded Projects for Exhibit Columbus, responsible for assisting in all phases of construction and assembly
2016-present, Chair of the Curriculum Sub-Committee; Graduate and Undergraduate Degree Proposal for Columbus, IN, School of Art and Design, Indiana University
Preparation of the graduate degree proposal in design for Indiana University in Columbus, IN. Responsible for program budget construction in all phases of a new graduate program; facilities, faculty/staff, and equipment. Responsible for the curriculum construction of the program, governance model and accreditation requirement fulfillment. Degree program anticipated Fall 2017.
Board of Directors: Columbus Design Biennial 2017
Responsible for the development of the Columbus Design Biennial and symposium with Landmarks Columbus, and for the preparation of mission statements, budget constructions, governance model and staffing requirements for the Biennial. Oversight of the Biennial curatorial selection committee.
Curator: Columbus Design Biennial 2017
Responsible for the curatorial concept of the Biennial, competition rules and requirements, and chair of the artists and designer selection committee.
Provost Strategic Planning Committee, Indiana University
Preparation of the development plan for a university-wide program in design education for Indiana University, incorporating business, education, theater, studio arts, interior design, fashion design, and apparel merchandising academic units into an integrated, cross- pollinating, design degree.
Mayor's Board of Directors Arts Coalition, Columbus, IN
Preparation of the development plan for the Columbus Arts District, resulting in the award of the state arts district designation in 2012 to Columbus, IN. District awarded designation 2012.
Development of the Columbus Arts District Vision and Mission, interweaving IUCA+D programming with the goals and initiatives of the 8 Arts Coalition members.
Chair of the Design Education Committee, Mayor's Arts Coalition, Columbus, IN
Manage and direct five sub-committee areas and 12 committee members within the education committee; I.D.E.A. (innovation for design education and the arts), Design Residency Program, Art+Design Connectivity Program, Public Art+Design Lecture Series, Re-location of IVYTECH’s fine art department to the Arts District.
Director of the Rome Seminar, Harvard Grad. School of Design
Create and direct course of study for a one-month intensive design analysis and drawing program in the city of Rome, Italy, for the graduate students of design at the GSD.
Teach daily full day immersion courses in the drawing, analysis and interpretation of the architecture, urbanism, and art of Rome.
Coordinate guest lecturers and critics with the Rome seminar.
Coordinate permit applications and permissions to access monuments and historical sites within Rome.
Manage housing and travel requirements for approximately 20 students per year in Rome. Coordinate curriculum with GSD senior faculty of history for the program.
Director, American Academy in Rome
Heiskell Arts Directorship, American Academy in Rome
IUCA+D, Columbus, IN, 3D Sculpture: Shadow of an Unknown Bird
Harrison Art Center, Indianapolis, IN, Group Show, “Landscapes”
Millerton Gallery, Millerton, NY, Two Person Show, “New Artists”
Gallery 53 Front, Brooklyn, NYC Machines of Paint and Other Materials Group Show
Jacksson Contemporary Gallery, Columbus, IN Group Show, “Selections”
Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC Group Show, “Phantasmorganica”
George Billis Gallery, NYC, Group Show, "New York Moments"
University of Florida Art and Architecture Gallery, Gainesville, FL Solo Exhibit, “Drawing”
Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Solo Exhibit, “Drawing Rome”
Heskin Contemporary, NYC Group Show, “Natural Responses”
Gurari Collections, Boston, MA, Solo show, recent works
Heskin Contemporary, Group Show, "Painting with Sculpture in Mind"
Art Access, Columbus, OH, Group Show, “Variations in the Landscape”
Moti Hassan Gallery, NYC Group Show, “JSS Auction”
George Billis, NYC Group Show, “City Lights”
Kentler Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY Group Show
RISD Gallery, Providence, RI Group Show
Gurari Collections, Boston, MA Solo show. “In + Around”
Spencertown Academy Gallery, Spencertown, NY Solo show. “Landviews”
Art Access Gallery, Columbus, OH Group Show, ‘Venice, Two Views’
McCormick Gallery, Boston, MA Group Show
Gurari Collections, Boston, MA Solo Show, “Sites + Sights”
Gurari Collections, Boston, MA Solo Show, “Recent Paintings”
Gurari Collections, Boston, MA Solo Show, “Mass to Light”
Gurari Collections, Boston, MA Group Show, “Above and Below, Boston’s Big Dig”
University Of Arkansas Gallery, Fayetesville, AK Solo Show, ‘Figured Light’
Bryan Roberts Gallery, Columbus, OH Solo Show, ‘Figured Light’
Northeastern University, Boston, MA Solo Show, ‘Big Dig Shadows’
Harvard University, GSD Gallery, Cambridge, MA Solo Show, ‘Solid Fragments”
RISD BEB Gallery, Providence RI Group Show, ‘Industrial Landscape’
Wright State University Gallery, Columbus, OH Finalist, National Juried Group Drawing Show
Bentley College Gallery, Waltham, MA, Group Show “Boston Artists and the Big Dig”
Boston Public Library, Boston, MA Group Show “100 Drawings by 50 Living Artists”
Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, MA Group Show “Boston Artists and the Big Dig”
Harvard University, GSD, Boston MA Solo Show, ‘Boston and Rome’
Wright State University Gallery, Columbus, OH Finalist, National Juried Drawing Show
Wright State University Gallery, Columbus OH Finalist, National Juried Group Drawing Show
University of Arkansas Gallery, Fayeteville, AR Solo Show
Tulane School of Architecture Gallery, New Orleans, LA Solo Show
Thompson Gallery, Boston, MA Group Show
RISD Museum of Art, Providence, RI Group Show
Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, MA Group Show. Co-curator, ‘Fort Point Channel Bridge’
McKillop Gallery, Newport, RI Group Show
R.I.S.D. BEB Gallery, Providence, RI Group Show
Yale A+A Gallery, New Haven, CT Group Show
Pertutti Gallery, Boston, MA Group Show
Northeastern University Gallery, Boston, MA Group Show
Syracuse University Gallery, Syracuse, NY Solo Show
McGill University Gallery, Montreal, Canada Group Show
Nesto Gallery, Milton Academy, Milton, MA Group Drawing Show
Transportation Building Gallery, Boston, MA Solo Show
Federal Reserve Bank Gallery, Boston, MA Group Show
R.I.S.D. BEB Gallery, Providence, RI Solo Show
Oasis Gallery, Boston, MA Solo Show
Ralph Lauren Collection, NY
Bain Capitol Collection, Boston, MA
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, RI
Boston Public Library Collection, MA
Boston Transportation Center, MA
The Paul Rudolph Fellowship for Architecture, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
The Paul Rudolph Fellowship for Architecture, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Jerusalem Studio School Residency Award, Jerusalem, Israel
University of Virginia; Special Student Status, Charlottesville, VA
Ball State University School of Architecture, ‘Ingenious Linkages, Versatility of the Pavilion’
Woodbury University School of Architecture, ‘The Future of an Architectural Education’
IN American Society Landscape Architects, ‘Interrelated, Pei and Saarninen in Columbus’
Cummins Inc., ‘Drawing and Design’
TEDxBloomington, ‘See Like an Artist, Think Like a Designer, Feel Like a Human’
IUCA+D Weese Symposium, ‘Harry Weese Columbus Architecture’
Indiana Landmarks, Indianapolis, ‘Restless Spirit: The Inventions of Harry Weese’
Cummins Inc., ‘Image and Design’
Ball State University, Keynote Speaker to the SCAIA, ‘Columbus Architecture’
Bartholomew County Public Library, ‘Columbus Library Plaza’
Harvard University, Keynote Speaker, “RE-Definition of the Membrane”, Aalto’s Baker Cafeteria
Auburn University, “Drawing and Architecture; Invention of the Spatial Membrane”
Arkansas University, “Composition of the Architectural Rendering”
Arkansas University, “The Advancing Wall of Modernism”
Arkansas University, “Perspective and Architecture”
Boston Society of Architects, “Perceptual Order in American Architecture”
Arkansas University, “Structuring Perspective”
The National Gallery of Bermuda, “Drawing it Wrong to get it Right; The Roman drawings of Ingres”
Auburn University, “Origins”, recent work and symposium
Arkansas University, “Drawing”
Northeastern University, ‘Painting the Figure of Light’
RISD, ‘Expression by Distortion in the Art of J.A.D. Ingres’
Harvard University; Keynote speaker, ‘Career Discovery’
Harvard University; Alumni Council Address, ‘Drawing and Architecture’
University of Arkansas; ‘Freehand Drawing and the Architect’
Harvard University; ‘Visual Speculation’
American University in Cairo; ‘Drawing on the Urban Realm’
Tulane School of Architecture; ‘Buildings, Drawings and Renderings’
University of Massachusetts; ‘Piranesi and his five ideas’
MIT Graduate School of Architecture; ‘The Idea of Drawing’
University of Massachusetts; ‘Bridges’
Yale Graduate School of Architecture; ‘A History of Personal Work’
The Rhode Island School of Design; ‘Drawing is the Probity of Art’
Syracuse University School of Architecture; ‘The Role of the Sketch in Architecture’
Society of Architectural Archivists; ‘Drawings from the Deconstruction of I-93’
Boston Architectural Center; ‘Introduction to the Types of Drawing’
Indiana University CAHI Grant: 8K Symposium for BAAM and the "Shadow of an Unknown Bird"
Indiana University New Frontiers/ New Currents: 20K, Conference: "Drawing and the Brain"
Mellon Global Midwest Seed Grant: 7.3K, Publication and Research on American Modernism in Architecture
Indiana University CAHI Grant: 10K, Conference: "Drawing and the Brain"
Columbus, IN Visitors Center: 9K, Conference: "Creative Syncretism, The Early Work of Harry Weese / Columbus, IN"
Graham Foundation for the Arts Grant: 5K, Conference: "Creative Syncretism, The Early Work of Harry Weese / Columbus, IN"
Indiana University CAHI Grant: 10K, Conference: "Creative Syncretism, The Early Work of Harry Weese / Columbus, IN"
Indiana University OVPR Grant: 10K, "Augmented Architecture: Re-defining Architectural Guidebooks"
Accent on Architecture Community Grant: 1K, "Summer Design Studio, Columbus, IN"
Harvard University GSD Junior Faculty Grant: 5K
RISD Faculty Grant: 2.5K, "Drawing on the Houston Ship Canal"
RISD Faculty Grant: 2.5K, "Drawing the Big Dig, Urban Visual Record"
"Drawing and the Brain" Columbus, IN, Chair, Funded: 50K
Scientists, Designers, Artists and Software Engineers present and discuss newly relevant discoveries that reclaim the role of drawing to the act of the imagination.
"Harry Weese: Creative Syncretism" Columbus, IN, Chair, Funded: 30K
An exploration of the early works of Harry Weese’s architecture in Columbus, IN and the ‘other’ modernism that defined the character of Midwestern architecture formed by exposure to the Saarinen circle of designers.
"The Architectural Legacy of Dan Kiley" Columbus, IN, Chair, Funded: 10K
Members of Dan Kiley’s office responsible for many of the landmark architectural landscapes of Columbus, IN are engaged in discussion on the nature of the practice and the state of landscape design with Columbus as a model of modernity.
Architecture Boston, Boston, MA ‘Sit. Look. Sketch – Rome’ Summer Issue, 2015
Pattern, Indianapolis, IN, Upcoming March 2014 Issue, “Is Columbus the new Mafa, TX?” 2014
Docomomo, NY,NY “Notes on Columbus” August Issue, 2013
TraveliN, Indianapolis, IN Holiday issue, “By Design” 2012
Design New England, Boston, MA, May/June ’09, “The New Shaker Village Design” 2009
TANK Publishing, London, UK “Research GSD”, 2009
Uri Blayer, the Negev Desert Paintings, Catalogue Essay, Tel Aviv, Israel 2007
RISD Works In Progress; Fall Issue, ‘The Roman Sketchbook’. 1997
Harvard Design Magazine, October Issue, Drawing Portfolio and essay. 1997
Two Coats of Paint, Manhattan, NY, Exhibition Review of “Machines of Paint and Other Materials 2016
The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH, Exhibition Review 2003
Arts Media, Boston, MA, Exhibition Review 2003
Beacon Hill Times, Boston, MA, Arts Section, Exhibition Review 2002
New York Times, NY, NY, Traveler Section, Featured Gallery and Mention 2001
The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, Show review 2004
Arts Media, Boston, Show review 2003
Beacon Hill Times, Arts Section, May, Show review 2002
New York Times, Traveler Section, featured gallery and mention 2001
Arts Media Magazine, review of “Mass to Light” drawing show 2001
Boston Globe, Living Arts Section, group show at BU 1999
Architectural Rendering, Quarto Books, Rotovision Publishers, Mies, Switzerland. Featured artists pg.172 1992
Architecture; Wheeler School Library, Providence, R.I. Publication of awarded design 1989
Architectural Record; Codex Corporate Headquarters. Rendering for Fred Koetter Associates, Boston, MA 1987
Boston; Past and Future, publication edited by Alex Krieger. Designs and drawings executed for the Boston Plan of Fred Koetter 1986
The Harvard Advocate, Advocate House publishers, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Coverpiece 1980
Biennial de Paris; Urban Design Exhibition. Three projects exhibited from the Boston Plan of Fred Koetter, drawings and renderings 1980
Tribune Tower Competition Late Entries, Vol. 2, Rizzoli, NY. Collaboration with Koetter Kim Architects 1980
20 Jay Street, Suite 813, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Principle
New Art Center, Hianan, China; Design and Master Planning for Art gallery and Artist-in-Residence with 3HG+ Architects, Beijing, China.
New Shaker Town, Hancock, Ma: Design and Master Planning of 400 acres for the modern interpretation of the Shaker Ideology for a new town of mixed use programming and complete energy sustainability. In collaboration with Butz/Klug Architects, Boston, Ma
KAKARE, New Town Design, Saudi Arabia, a carbon neutral new town, Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Manufacturing, Research and Design. With Koetter Kim Architects and John Reed Architecture, Boston and New York.
Al-Diriyah Residential Development, Riyahd, Saudi Arabia. Residential and Mixed Use. With Koetter/Kim Architects, Boston, Ma.
Bratislavia Airport Town, Slovakia. Urban Design for Hotel, Mixed Use Commercial and Residential. collaboration with John Reed Architect, NY, NY
Chuncheon G5, Korea, New City Center, Eco Tourisim, with Koetter Kim Architects and John Reed Architecture, Boston, Ma.
Saigon South City Center, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, New uban core development and design, with Koetter Kim Architects, Boston, Ma.
Fasano Artist Studio, Boston, MA. Renovation and modification of existing warehouse into studio and residence.
"Write Now" Office Supply Showrooms, Boston MA. Renovation and Modification of a downtown office building into display showrooms.
Omni Travel Agency, Cambridge, MA. Renovation of two floors in a Cambridge office building.
Canary Wharf Urban Design, London, UK. Urban design schemes for the lower reaches of the Thames river including Blackwall Peninsula.
125 Pearl Street Facade and Entrance Renovation, Boston, MA. Completed design and contract documents for a downtown commercial building.
Jo Sandman Studio Loft, Somerville, MA. Completed design drawings for a 1500 sq. ft.
interior renovation; completed construction.
Fisher Residence, Provincetown, MA. Renovation of existing beachhouse.
Schwartz/Silver Architects, Boston, MA., Associate.
The Wheeler School Library, Providence, RI. Project Architect for the schematic and design development phases of a 16,000 sq. ft. library of new construction.
121 High Street, Boston, MA. Project Architect for all phases of the renovation and addition to a historical registered office building.
250 Summer Street, Boston, MA. Project Architect for all phases of the renovation of 110,000 sq. ft. of two grade B office buildings on Boston's Fort Point Channel.
52 Temple Place, Boston, MA. Project Architect for the facade and lobby renovation of a downtown office building. Completed all phases of the work.
313 Congress Street, Boston, MA. Designer for the schematic and design development phases of a 75,000 sq. ft. warehouse building converted to office space.
84 State Street, Boston, MA. Co-designer for the schematic and construction documents for a facade renovation to an 11-story Beaux Arts office building in the Custom House trade district
The Architects Collaborative, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Main Administration Building, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq. Assistant Project Architect for the schematic and design development phases.
Main Fire Station, Baghdad, Iraq. Junior Architect for the schematic design phase.
Fred Koetter and Associates, Boston, MA.
Eagleridge Ski Resort Competition, Steamboat Springs, CO. Schematic design and presentation drawings.
Codex Corporate Headquarters Competition, Blue Hills, MA. Rendering and presentation drawing.
The Boston Plan and the Chicago Tribune Late Entrees Exhibition. Design, rendering, and presentation drawings
Pei, Cobb, Freed and Partners
John Reed Architects
First Place submission; Union Office Supply Showrooms, Adams Wilson Architects, awarded contract
Boston Society of Architects Award, for the design of the Wheeler School Library, Providence, RI
Performance Award from the Build Massachusetts Awards for the renovation and design of 313 Congress Street, Boston for Schwartz/Silver Architects. Project Designer
Second Place submission of 123 Center Plaza, The Beacon Companies, Boston, MA. Awarded to Schwartz/Silver Architects as Project Designer
First Place submission, The Hanover Common, MA, with Robert Miklos