Noted for his organic style which, at times, contains echoes Graham Sutherland, Cyril Wilson is regarded as a Scottish artist/teacher although he was actually born in High Wycombe, Bucks.
He studied art in Reading and taught at new Abbey College of Art Summer School for many years. From 1948 Wilson lived near Dumfries in Scotland, although later he spent part of each year in Ibiza. Wilson’s exhibitions included those at the Scottish Society of Artists as a member, RSW, Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts & RSA. One-man shows included - Dumfries Arts Festival in 1983, 1986 and Compass Gallery, Glasgow in 1988. He was also included in The Compass Contribution at Tramway, Glasgow and at The Gallery, Cork Street, London in 2005.
Collections where his work is held include: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Dundee Art Gallery.
You can see and buy Wilson's work at the Cambridge City Art Fair 2013 via Edge Fine Art on Stand 10 in the Small Hall.