Born in Falkirk, Scotland in 1988 Colin Wilson is a rising star of contemporary still life. Colin Wilson has redefined the genre with his innovative approach. While rooted in photorealism, Colin ventures beyond conventional boundaries, selecting subjects and compositions that challenge the norms of the style. With a vision, mastery, and skillset that exceed his years, Colin stands out as one of the most thrilling emerging artists in the UK's still life scene.
Graduating from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 2010, Colin has honed his exceptional natural talent. While exploring various genres such as portraiture, collage, and landscape painting, it is still life that has captivated his focus. Many of his works delve into the interplay of visual planes and the fusion of abstract and realistic styles.
Since his inclusion in the Royal Scottish Academy’s New Contemporaries exhibition in 2011, Colin has been recognized as a 'one to watch.' His work has swiftly become a cornerstone in the collections of contemporary art enthusiasts worldwide. Currently based in Edinburgh, Colin continues to captivate collectors with his distinctive artistic approach.