“Painting photorealist still lifes with a contemporary twist has always been my favourite subject matter. I am so delighted to see the response for my latest work. Some of my pieces really push the boundaries of this style of work, and the Edinburgh Gin and Tonic painting and Raspberry Fizz are great examples of my contemporary approach to this more traditional format and subject matter.”
Born in Falkirk, this 28 year old Edinburgh based artist has been described as the most exciting artist to have emerged in the UK recently., proven in 2011 when he was hailed as ‘the one to watch’ after being selected to exhibit in the Royal Scottish Academy’s new contemporaries exhibition.
A Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design graduate, Wilson has burst onto the art scene with a distinctive and engaging style – photorealism - and his still life paintings have captured the attention and minds of collectors and galleries alike.