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John Lytle Wilson

John Lytle Wilson

Instructor of Painting

John Lytle WilsonOffice:

Art Annex 220

Contact Information:

Birmingham-Southern College
Box 549021
900 Arkadelphia Rd
Birmingham, AL 35254
Office Phone: (205) 226-4930
Office Fax: (205) 226-3044


Brief Career Background:

Painting Instructor Birmingham Southern College 2013- present
Drawing & Design Instructor, University of Alabama, Birmingham 2011-2014
Instructor of Art, Wallace State Community College 2008-2011
Instructor of Art, Valdosta State University, 2006-2008 
Instructor of Art, Florida State University, 2005-2008

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 A Flash Made of Time, TrimTab Tasting Gallery, Birmingham, AL
  • 2015 The Majesties of Realms Beyond, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2013 The Shrine of the Most Glorious Future, University of Alabama Birmingham Visual Arts Gallery, Birmingham, AL
  • 2013 Adventures in a Glorious Future, Hub-Bub Showroom Gallery, Spartanburg, SC
  • 2011 The Gods of the Machine, Western Carolina University Fine Arts Museum, Cullowhee, NC
  • 2010 John Lytle Wilson, Lowe Mill Gallery, Huntsville, AL
  • 2010 A Rainbow in the Dark: Black Light Works, Bottletree, Birmingham, AL
  • 2009 Pilgrims of Glory, Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, GA
  • 2009 Dire Days in Happy Lands, Morrison Fine Arts Gallery, Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL
  • 2008 JLW @Hot Pop!, Hot Pop Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
  • 2007 Sweet Calamity!, Durbin Gallery, Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL
  • 2007 A Low Dose of Menace, Tallahassee Community College Fine Art Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2006 Vicious, Sweet & Sacred, Oglesby Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2005 Icons, Higby Gallery, Visual Arts Center of Northwest Florida, Panama City, FL

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2012 High Voltage, High Art, Alabama Power Company Archives Museum, Birmingham, AL
  • 2011 Gentle Giants, Strychnin Gallery, Berlin, Germany, Yasha Young, Curator
  • 2011 Farewells and Introductions, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA, John Fields, Curator
  • 2011 Post Apocalypse, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI, Brian Spolans, Curator
  • 2011 Toys.Art.Us, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL
  • 2011 You Are Beautiful, Aloft, Homewood, AL, Guido Maus, Curator
  • 2010 Not About Beauty (Religion, Politics, and Other Failures), San Juan School of Interior Design, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Juan Alberto Negroni, Curator
  • 2010 Strange Bedfellows, Bare Hands Gallery, Birmingham, AL
  • 2010 iMygrate Show, Olio Cooperative Gallery, Victoria, BC
  • 2008 Vienna Biennale, Vienna, Austria
  • 2008 Halloween Show, APW Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2008 $2 Bill Show, I-Five Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008 The Denizens of Hiveland, the Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008 This Is For You, Projekts MCR, Manchester, UK & Nowhere North, London, UK
  • 2008 Eight by Eight, pinkghost, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • 2008 3rd Annual 3 Feet High, Maxwell’s, Hoboken, NJ
  • 2008  Merge Visual, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA, Craig Coleman, Curator
  • 2007 The Ucronians, Galleria Aus18, Milan, Italy, Giovanni Cervi, Curator
  • 2007 The Birds and the Bees, the Hive Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2007 This is for You, Studio 4 Gallery, the Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK
  • 2007 Frida Ciento, the JEM Gallery, Vancouver, BC Canada
  • 2007 Twist/Feel Good Project, Spot, Taipei, Taiwan and 3, Singapore
  • 2007 MIXT, Mint Gallery, Atlanta, GA, curated by Mike Germon
  • 2007 Open Heart, DV8, Greensburg, PA, Gabriel Felice, Curator
  • 2006 Suspended Dreams, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2006 Southeastern Juried Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL, Kathleen A. Edwards, Curator
  • 2006 48th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Rocky Mount Arts Center, Rocky Mount, NC, Carlo McCormick, Juror
  • 2006 The Unlikely Target: A National Juried Painting Show, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC, Brad Thomas, Juror
  • 2005 Combined Talents: Florida International Juried Exhibition, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
  • 2005 You Can’t Fool Mother Nature, B-Complex, Atlanta, GA

Educational Background:

BFA Birmingham-Southern College 1999
MFA Florida State University 2004

Areas of Academic Interest:

  • Painting
  • Design
  • Drawing
  • Printmaking
  • Illustration

Research Interests:

Painting, Design

Courses Taught:

AR 101 Basic Painting
AR 111 Two-Dimensional Design
AR 306 Painting I
AR 307 Painting II
AR 308 Painting III