Charles Wilkin

Charles Wilkin

Narrowsburg, NY, United States

About Charles Wilkin

My work is a loose collection of thoughts and observations in many ways and less about one specific theme. I see it as being a reflection of the world we live in, with all its ugliness and cruelty. But from that, I strive to extract the beauty and empathy hidden underneath and within us all, revealing the unknown, the unspoken and intangible things that make us truly human.

For me, collage as a medium replicates this frenetic and inherent collision of people, culture, and emotions we all experience. I believe the true meaning of my work is derived directly from the intertwining of these associations, and the spontaneity of my creative process. This gives my work the freedom to live creatively in the moment, and the ability to respond to current events, despite my imagery being derived primarily from vintage magazines.

Education

BFA Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio

Events

Ongoing:
Select works on view at
Our Own Projects
146 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
www.ourownprojects.com

Select works on view at
Sunny's Pop
76 Main Street, Narrowsburg, NY 12764
Instagram: @sunnyspop_retail
www.sunnys-pop.com

Exhibitions

2018
International Weird Collage Show
Group Show
Jealous Gallery
London, UK

2017
Vapors
Solo Show
Silence is Accurate at The Yard
Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York

2016
The International Weird Collage Show
Group Show
Espronceda Center for Art & Culture, Barcelona, Spain

2016
The International Weird Collage Show
Group Show
La Atómica, Valladolid, Spain

2016
The International Weird Collage Show
Group Show
Trondhjems Kunstforening, Trondheim, Norway

2015
Cool:Age
Group Show
Counter Culture Arts Collective, Saginaw, MI

2015
Affordable Art Fair
Group Show
Saatchi Art, New York, NY

2015
Charles Wilkin and Joram Roukes
Two person Show
Masters Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2014
Friend of a Friend
Group Show
Calico Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2014
The Weird Collage Show
Group Show
Invisible Dog Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

2014
The Age Of Collage
Group Show
Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg, Germany

2014
The Age Of Collage
Group Show
Gestalten Space, Berlin, Germany

2014
Make/Shift
Group Show
FolioLeaf Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013
The Weird Collage Show
Group Show
Mad is Mad Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2013
Throwback Thursday, Flash Back Friday
Group Show
Calico Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Out of Place
Two Person Show
CAS Art Center, Livingston Manor, NY

2013
Legend Tripping
Group Show
Masters and Pelavin, New York, New York

2013
The Vital Illusion
Group Show
Vertigo Art Space, Denver, Colorado

2013
Born Again
Group Show
Calico Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York

2012
Global Projects
Group Show
Broadway Gallery, New York, New York

2012
Small Works
Group Show
440 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2012
Exhibition B
Group Show
Calico Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York

2012
The Mirage Show
Group Show
Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, New York

2011
All That Remains
Group Show
Guest Curator and Exhibiting Artist
Ugly Art Room, Brooklyn, New York

2011
Days Are Numbered
Solo Show
Alliance Gallery, Narrowsburg, New York

2011
Cutters
Group Show
Ugly Art Room, Brooklyn, New York

2011
Art On The Edge
Group Show
Hawley Silk Mill, Hawely, Pennsylvania

2010
Retroism
Group Show
Retrospective Gallery, Byron Bay, Australia

2007
New Works
Group Show
Applegate Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2007
Cut And Paste
Group Show
Tag Art Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee

2006
Deconstructing The American Image
Group Show
Museum Works Gallery, Hollywood, California

2006
Rivieria Triennial
Group Show
Rivera Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2003
Index-A
Solo Show
Rivera Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

1996
Mixing Messages
Group Show
Copper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York