Patton Wilson

Patton Wilson, Tarnished, oil on canvas, 10 x 8 inches
Patton Wilson, Tarnished, oil on canvas, 10 x 8 inches

About

Patton Wilson paints in the realist tradition and works from life in a variety of mediums including oil, watercolor, egg tempera, and casein.  His approach to subject matter combines traditional skill and techniques with a contemporary interpretation to the subject, giving his paintings a subtle yet immediate impact.

Retrospective Exhibition

2004         Mary Washington University, Ridderhof Martin Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

Selected Exhibitions

2006         Studio Paintings of the Washington Society of Landscape Painters, Maryland Center for Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD

2005         Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI

2005         Reality Show, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA

2004         Bergstrom-Mahler Museum, Neenah, WI

2004         Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, Danville, VA

2004         Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

2003         Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE (Solo show)

2003         Midyear Juried Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

2003         Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL

2002         Midyear Juried Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

2001         Allied Member Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

2001         Egg Tempera: An Enduring Tradition, St. Luke’s Gallery, Anna Maria College, Boston, MA

1999         Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE (Solo show)

1998 – 2005     USArtists Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

1996         Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE (Solo show)

1988         Gallery at Greenville (Somerville Manning Gallery), Greenville, DE (Solo show)

1986         Gallery at Greenville (Somerville Manning Gallery), Greenville, DE (Solo show)

1985         Gallery at Greenville (Somerville Manning Gallery), Greenville, DE (Solo show)

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2009         Juried Exhibition, The National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic

2008         Contemporary American Realism Juried Biennial, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN

2007         Mid-Year Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

2007         Mid-Atlantic New Painting Juried Biennial, Mary Washington University, Frederickburg, VA

2006         Biennial, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, VA

2006         Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY

2005         National Arts for the Parks, Eastern Division, Jackson Hole, WY

2004         Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY

2003         Mid-Year Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

2003         Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, Baltimore Watercolor Society, Bethesda, MD

2003         Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY

2002         Mid-Year Exhibition, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

2002         Allied Artists of America, National Arts Club, New York, NY

1999         Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition, Baltimore Watercolor Society, Bethesda, MD

1998         American Arts Professional League, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1994         Realism 1994, The Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

1989         American Watercolor Society International Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1987         Audubon Artists Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY

1987         Salmagundi Club Open Exhibition, New York, NY

1987         American Arts Professional League, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1986         Springfield 67th National Juried Show, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum and Springfield Museum of Fine Art, Springfield, MA

1986         Knickerbocker 36th Annual Open Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1986         Audubon Artists Annual Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY

1986         Salmagundi Club Open Exhibition, New York, NY

Selected Awards and Honors

2009         Glen Bradshaw Award

2006         Winsor Newton Award for Watercolor

2004         John J. Newman Medal

2003         First Place, The National Casein Painting Competition, Sponsored by American Artist, Jack Richeson Co., and The Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic

1999         American Frame Corporation Award

1998         Medal of Honor, American Arts Professional League, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1994         Third Place Award, Realism 1994, The Parkersburg Art Center, Parkersburg, WV

1987         Claude Parsons Memorial Award – Landscape, American Arts Professional League, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

1986         The Grumbacher Gold Medal, Knickerbocker 36th Annual Open Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

Charlotte Kughler Award for Pure Aquarelle

American Artists Professional League Award for Realism

Charles J. Romans Memorial Award

Gloria Benson Stacks Award for a Southern Artist

Artists Memberships

Allied Artists of America

American Artist Professional League

Baltimore Watercolor Society

National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic

Society of Tempera Painters

National Academy of Professional Plein Air Painters

Selected Corporate Collections

  • Dominion Power, Richmond, VA
  • FORBES, Inc.
  • Johnson & Higgins, Inc., NY
  • The Bank of Delaware
  • Dauphin Deposit Bank
  • Maryland Bank of North America
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