Michael Wilson teaches painting and critique classes at NAC. He studied at Humboldt State University and Boston Museum School. Michael graduated from BMS sharing a first place in the 5th Year Travelling Fellowship. He paints with combinations of oil and acrylic paint, basing his subject matter on a wide variety of images embedded with cultural and historical influences. Michael has recently drawn from his childhood memories and family members for his work, ultimately focusing on the depiction of the temporary nature of life. He also undertook the project “Don Quixote: 91 Paintings in 91 Days” in 2012, and successfully raised money to meet his goal. Michael is showing his “Don Quixote” series in the NAC Holzwasser Gallery in the 2013 fall exhibition.
Michael has taught the following courses at the New Art Center: