The communication of mood and feeling through the medium of color is of primary intention in my work.
References to landscape, movement, the figure, and cultural context form the underlying messages-though veiled-and irrevocably changed.
My work is a collage of random thoughts and inspiration layered together through a series of
improvisational sessions. Much of the content comes from my everyday life experiences. The end
result is sometimes convoluted, and abstract. I
My series, Gowanus Impressions, was made in response to the crisis that occurred just before it became a superfund site, sparking my intense desire to make beautiful images of an area that stood on the brink of great change.
Matthew C. Wilson is an artist working in a variety of media including installation, sculpture, video,
and site specific action; his work distills constellations extracted from entwined natural, historical,
cultural, and economic process.