Will Wilson (artist)

Will Wilson (born 1957) is an American performer known for portrait paintings, illustrations and Trompe L'Oeil works. His works are held in the collections of the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.

Wilson was born upon August 18, 1957. He attended the Schuler School of Fine Arts, in his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, from 1975-1979.

Wilson currently lives and works in San Francisco, California.

An illustration by Wilson was featured as the lid art on Michael Jackson album Blood upon the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix released in 1997.

In June 2008, former Maryland executive Bob Ehrlich Jr. unveiled his certified portrait painted by Will Wilson. The two were childhood links in Baltimore, Maryland. A portrait of Reynolds Price painted by Wilson is held in the buildup of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.

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