Yves Francois Wilson
b. Strasbourg, France 1983
Parsons School of Design, BFA
The New School, BA
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Yves is a multidisciplinary artist based in New Haven, Connecticut. His work is a mixture of traditional photography, printmaking, graffiti, and repurposed found objects. The artist brings together African and American visual traditions with the intention of creating new representations of identity and creating new dialogues between the subject and audience.
When not in the studio Yves is a father and camera technician working in episodic television in New York and Los Angeles.
Recent residencies & Grants:
Can Serrat: Writer's Residency, El Bruc, Spain
Columbia University, School of the Arts: Neiman Fellow
IFP Made in NY Media Center Fellow
Vermont Studio Center: CSI Institute Award
City of Bridgeport Mayor’s Neighborhood Arts & Heritage Award
City Canvas Projection Grant Recipient
International Cinematographers Guild Member