Hugo Wilson


1982Born in London
2000–04Apprenticeship, Charles H. Cecil Studios, Florence
2008M.A. Painting, The City & Guilds of London Art School, London
Lives and works in London.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020Hugo Wilson, Parafin, London
Hugo Wilson: Coincidental Truths, Galerie Judin, Berlin
2019Hugo Wilson: Crucible, Galerie Isa, Mumbai
2018Hugo Wilson, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
Hugo Wilson: Pact, Frieze Sculpture 2018, Regent’s Park, London
2017Hugo Wilson: Panacea, ProjectB Gallery, Milan
Hugo Wilson: Rape of Europa, Parafin, London
2017Hugo Wilson: Thierleben, Galerie Judin, Berlin
2016Hugo Wilson: Rape of Europa, Parafin, London
2015Hugo Wilson, Parafin, London
2014Hugo Wilson: Principia Discordia, ProjectB Gallery, Milan
2012Hugo Wilson: Ideal Hauntology, Nicodim, Los Angeles
2010Hugo Wilson: Ad Pondus Omnium, ProjectB Gallery, Milan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020Inspiration — Iconic Works, The National Museum Stockholm; Ateneum Art Museum, Finnish National Museum, Helsinki
2019Skin Stealers, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
Beyond the Vessel, Meşher, Istanbul
2018BioPerversity, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
2017Dialogues / New Paintings from London, GASK, Kutná Hora Museum, Kutná Hora
The Hierophant, Galerie Nicodim, Bucharest
2015The Nude in the XX & XXI Century, Sotheby’s S2, London
Alles was ich mag, fast, Schau Fenster, Berlin
De Pictura: Keith Tyson & Hugo Wilson – A Dialogue About Painting, ProjectB Gallery, Milan
2014Play Things, New York Public Library, New York
Out of Our Heads, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
2013Between the Lines, All Visual Arts, London
Beastly Hall, Hall Place & Gardens, Kent
Near Narratives: Hugo Wilson & Eric van Hove, SternArts, London
Pertaining to Things Natural, Chelsea Physic Garden, London
2012A Century of Art: Works from the Collection, New York Public Library
Nightfall: New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen, Hungary
2011House of Beasts, Attingham Park, Shrewsbury
2010Busan Biennale, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan
Vanitas, All Visual Arts, London
East Wing Nine Collection, Courtauld Institute of Art, London
2009Age of the Marvellous, All Visual Arts, London
Terra Nihilus, Maddox Gallery, London
Top Emerging Artists, Flora Fairbairn Projects, Selfridges, London
Up and Coming Print Makers, Curwen and New Academy, London
2005BP Portrait Prize, National Portrait Gallery, London


2020Hugo Wilson: Coincidental Truths. Edited by Juerg Judin and Pay Matthis Karstens. Exh. cat. Galerie Judin, Berlin. Berlin: Galerie Judin
2018Hugo Wilson: Panacea. Edited by Emanuele Bonomi and Marzia Moreschi. Exh. cat. ProjectB Gallery, Milan. Milan: ProjectB
2017Hugo Wilson: Thierleben. Edited by Juerg Judin and Pay Matthis Karstens. Exh. cat. Galerie Judin. Berlin: Galerie Judin
2015Hugo Wilson. Exh. cat. Parafin. London and Eindhoven: Parafin and Lecturis

Selected Collections

Collection Janet de Botton, London
Ömer Koç Collection
Collection Robert Devereux
Deutsche Bank Collection, London
Fondazione Memmo, Rome
New York Public Library, New York
Olbricht Collection
The Library of Congress Collection, Washington D.C.