Aeneas Wilder
*1967 Scotland
www.aeneaswilder.co.uk



1993-94: Postgraduate Diploma, Sculpture. Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland.
1989-93: B.A.(Honours) Sculpture. 1st class. Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Scotland.



Solo exhibitions
2006
Musee de Gajac, Villeneuve sur Lot, France.

2005
“Empirical Association”, Silpakorn University Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand; “Empirical Association”, Artcourt Gallery, Osaka, Japan; Association Pollen, Monflanquin, France.

2004
“Videodokumentarisk “,Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway; “New Projects” Gallery C Square, Nagoya, Japan; Gallery La Vie, Morioka, Japan; “New Project”, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, Japan

2003
“One day everywhere will look like this”, Kyoto Art Center, Kyoto, Japan; “Seven Day Program”, Iwate Museum of Art, Morioka, Japan

2002
"In Gevald van Nood", Gallery de Aanschouw, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; "The Ministry of Truth", Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, USA

2001
Gallery Sowaka, Kyoto, Japan; INAX Gallery 2, Tokyo, Japan; trans-art, Trondheim, Norway; Gallery La Vie. Morioka, Japan

2000
Sykkelfabrikken. Sandnes, Norway; Gallery Sowaka. Kyoto, Japan; INAX Gallery 2.Tokyo, Japan; Riks Ustillinger. (National Touring exhibitions) Bekkjarvik, Norway

1999
Visningsrommet USF. Bergen, Norway; Gallery La Vie. Morioka, Japan.

Selected group exhibitions (after 2000)
2006
Follydock, Statshaven, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Art @ Tsichizawa, Towa Cho, Hanamaki, Iwate, Japan; Edinburgh Mela, Pilrig Park, Edinburgh, Scotland; “Follydock”, Netherlands Architectural Institute, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Magazine, Edinburgh Arts Festival, ESW, Edinburgh, Scotland; “To see ourselves…”, Society of Scottish Artists, RSA Edinburgh, Scotland; “Six Sculptors”, Gallery Oishi, Fukuoka, Japan; “Thread”, Artspace, Newhaven, CT, USA

2005
Simple(s) & Elementaire(s) 3/6 Vol.2, Association Pollen, Monflanquin, France; Witte de With Festival, Salon d’Anvers, Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; “Mixed Pickles”, K3 Space, Zurich, Switzerland

2004
“Gilgul”, Wasps Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; “Urban Legends”, City / Space, Berkeley, California, USA; “Publish and be damned”, Cubitt, London, UK; Gallery Odete, Morioka, Japan

2003
KHOJ International Artists’ Exhibition, Venkatappa Art Gallery, Bangalore, India; NKD at The Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland; “Explorations”, National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthen, Wales.

2002
AIR, Aomori Contemporary Art Centre, Aomori, Japan; “Contributions to Society”, Kunst en Complex, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2001
"Vorwiegend Heiter", Kunstlerhaus Boswil, Switzerland; “Transmission”, Las Palmas, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2000
Arca d'Arte. Porto, Portugal; Salong. Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen, Norway.


Awards, Commissions, Residencies.
2006: Creative Initiative Award, Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sculpture Space Residency, Utica, NY, USA.
2005: Pollen Artists en Residence, Monflanquin, France.
Curator: “iimawashi” Merz Gallery, Edinburgh Arts Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland.
2004: Repopulate: Reside residency, Scottish Sculpture Workshop, Lumsden, Scotland.
Iwate Prefecture Award for Excellence in Contemporary Art, Iwate, Japan.
2003: Kyoto Art Centre residency, Kyoto, Japan.
Scottish Arts Council Professional Development Award.
2002: Kunst en Complex residency, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Bemis Centre for Contemporary Art, residency Omaha, USA.
Aomori Contemporary Art Centre residency, Aomori, Japan.
2001: Kunstlerhaus Boswil residency, Switzerland.
Lademoen Kunstnerverstedet residency, Trondheim, Norway.
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Artists Award.
2000: Est-Nord-Est residency. St Jean Port Joli, Canada.
Monumentalverkstedetisk residency, Sandnes, Norway.
City of Edinburgh Council Artists Award.
Scottish Arts Council assistance grant
1999: Nordic Artists Centre Dalsasen residency, Dale, Norway.
L'Oeil de Poisson residency, Quebec, Canada.
Scottish Arts Council assistance grant
The Hope Scott Trust artists award
1998: Nordic Artists Centre Dalsasen residency, Dale, Norway.
Scottish Arts Council assistance grant
1997: R.B.Farquhar Prize for Innovative Sculpture, SSO9, Scotland.
1996: City of Edinburgh Scholarship, Munich, Germany.
1995: Marks & Spencer H.Q Commission, London, England.
Bursary member, The Royal Society of British Sculptors.
1993: Nottingham-Trent University commission, Nottingham, England.
John Kinross Scholarship, Florence, Italy.

Television Broadcasts
France 3 News, France, (2006)
News 1, Thailand (2006)
Thailand Outlook Channel, Art de Siam (2006)
Asahi Broadcasting Japan (2005)
NHK, Japan (2000, 2004).
New Dehli Television, India (2003).
Menkoi TV, Japan (2003).
Cable Channel 29, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2001)
Norge Rudnt, NRK 1 Norway (2000).

Radio Broadcast
NRK Radio 1, Norway (1999).
BBC Radio Scotland, “The Arts Show” (2004).
BBC Radio Scotland, “Radio Café” (2006)

Visiting Lecturer
National Academy of Art, Trondheim , Norway