School of Art and Art History Director
MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Office: FAH 229
WALLACE WILSON, Director of the School of Art and Art History and Professor of Studio Art, has exhibited his photographic artworks in more than 40 individual and over 70 group exhibitions in the US, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
Wilson’s photography is in the collections of 20 public and private institutions including New York’s Museum of Modern Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, the Paris Bibliothëque Nationale, and the International Polaroid Collection in Vienna. His works and exhibition reviews have been featured in more than 50 periodicals. The Southeast Museum of Photography published his photographs in “Victims of Paradox: Photographs by Wallace Wilson”.
He has spoken at conferences on art, culture, education, and photography, including the International Conference on the Americas, the Southern Graphics Council, the Oxford University Round Table, the National Council of Arts Administrators, FotoFest International, and the Society for Photographic Education. He has served as an external reviewer/evaluator for art programs throughout the US.
Wilson has taught numerous photography, filmmaking, and foundation studio courses and supervised USF accreditation with the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, scholarship and grant administration, facilities renovation, and academic program development.
Wilson is a past committee member of The USF Patel Center for Global Solutions, that offers students, faculty and community members opportunities to address cutting edge globalization issues. He was the founding Chair of the Board of Directors for Community Stepping Stones – an organization dedicated to utilizing the arts for education and support of at-risk youth in the inner city. Wilson received his graduate degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin.