2002-2003  Surface Treatment- Ceramics, Northern Beaches TAFE Sydney

1991-2000  Part-time studies in Ceramics, Randwick TAFE, National Art School, Sydney

1998  Part-time study in jewellery/metalwork, Sydney Collage of the Arts

1988-1990  Bachelor of Visual Arts - Sculpture Major, Sydney College of the Arts

1987  Part-time studies in Sculpture, Printmaking and Life-drawing, NAS

Solo Exhibitions 

2016  OFFERING - Arthouse Gallery Sydney

              ONE A DAY  The Lost Ones Gallery Ballarat - solo show - photographic installation od 365 images of ephemeral sculptures made over 1yr

2015  ONE A DAY  Mossgreen Gallery Melbourne - solo show - photographic installation od 365 images of ephemeral sculptures made over 1yr

2015  Collaborating with Nature  2005 -2015 - Survey Show - Manning Regional Gallery NSW 

2014  The Impossibility of Nature  King Street Gallery on William Sydney

2013  Plastiscenic Mossgreen Gallery Melbourne

2012  Plastiscenic - Future Remains  King Street Gallery on William Sydney

             A Ripple Effect Noosa  Travelling Scholarship Exhibition, Noosa Regional Gallery Qld

2011  Interlaced  Mossgreen Gallery Melbourne 

2009  Macroscope  King Street Gallery on William

2008  Paradise Found  Mossgreen Gallery Melbourne

2007  Array  Michael Nagy Fine Art Sydney

2006  Align  Mossgreen Gallery Melbourne

2005  Re – Kindle  [Survey show] Manly Art Gallery and Museum Sydney

2003  New Work  Michael Nagy Fine Art Sydney

2002  New Work  Gallery 101 Melbourne

2000  New Work  Michael Nagy Fine Art Sydney

1998  New Work  Michael Nagy Fine Art Sydney

1997  Recent Work  Federation Zen Artefact Gallery Clovelly Sydney

1996  Recent Work  Federation Zen Artefact Gallery Sydney

1994  The Solar-Powered Bat-Pack  Festival of the Winds Bondi Sydney

Selected Group Exhibitions 

2020    What Was, What Is, What May Be - RESILIENCE - The Hambidge Center - Georgia USA

                Fallen - RESONANCE - Gallery 378 Atlanta GA USA

2019    Decade + ART OMI - Australian ART OMI Committee Survey Show - Dominik Mersch Gallery - Sydney

                Reflections of a Fading Sky - Group Landscape Show - Arthouse Gallery - Sydney

2018    Lorne Sculpture Biennale - Small Works Exhibition

               Imag(in)ing - Ewart Gallery -Willoughby Workshop Arts -Sydney

2017    Sydney Contemporary Art Fair - Arthouse Gallery

              VISIBLE | INVISIBLE FLOATING LAND ( Lost & Found) Noosa QLD - ephemeral street art/ tape art outdoor installation 

              SEED RAIN  - Seeing Science - collaboration with Sichong Chen (seed scientist) GCS Gallery  - Sydney ( originally created for Ku -ring -gai PH Art +Science Project)

2016   SEED RAIN  - Ku -ring -gai PH Art +Science - collaboration with Sichong Chen (seed scientist) MAGM - Sydney (Co-curated by Katherine Roberts and Susan Milne)

               Human/Animal/Artist - McLelland Sculpture Gallery Melbourne (co-curated by Janine Burke and Penny Teale)

2015   Under The Sun - Arthouse Gallery Sydney

2015   In the Still  - Arthouse Gallery Sydney

2014  Melbourne Art Fair ( Mossgreen Gallery - Horizon)

           One from None - Newcastle Rgional Gallery  NSW ( Curator - Sarah Johnson)

              Efflorescent Goulburn Regional Gallery, Goulburn NSW 

2013  Mentors: Inspirational Women Grace Cossington Smith Gallery Wahroonga, Sydney

               Living Data - Science Art and Talks - Ultimo Science Festival UTS, Sydney

               SEE - Public Art Event Manly Cove Sydney curated by Kendal Henry and Eramboo Artist Environment

2011-13  Heirloom LOVELACE -Make Lace not War International Lace Award Powerhouse Museum, Sydney [Curator-Lindie Ward]

2012  A Verdant Heart King Street Gallery on William, Sydney

              A Verdant Heart  Hawkesbury Regional Gallery, NSW

2010  Abstract Nature Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide

              Stanthorpe Regional Gallery Art Prize, Stanthorpe Regional Gallery, NSW

2009  The Artist and the Northern Beaches Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney

2008  Compositions King Street Gallery on William,Sydney

2005  Inaugural Exhibition-Stable Launch Mossgreen Gallery, Melbourne

             NOW – contemporary Australian artists Mossgreen Gallery

2003  Second Life –New Life Manly Art Gallery and Museum

2001  Extinction Denied Volvo Gallery, Sydney

1998  Colony Sculpture By The Sea Coastal Cliff Walk, Bondi-Tamarama

1997  Cluster Sculpture By The Sea, Coastal Cliff Walk

1994  Air-Pocket Entis Eidos Eco-Design Foundation, Sydney

1993  Batmania -The Water City of Wax Associated Project of the 5TH Australian Sculpture Triennial, Yarra River, Melbourne

1993  Batmania-Cities First Draft West Gallery, Sydney

1992  Socket First Draft West Gallery

1991  Osmosis Airspace Gallery, Sydney

Commissions, Residencies & Awards 

2020   The Insistence Of Nature - wall sculpture for Wild Luxury Whale Beach SYDNEY

2019   Hambidge Centre of the Arts and Sciences - residency for 2 weeks OCT - Georgia USA

2017   RAW Art Prize - Finalist

          VISIBLE | INVISIBLE  FLOATING LAND ( Lost & Found) Noosa QLD - ephemeral street art/ tape art outdoor installation 

2010  Art Omi Residency, Omi International Arts Center, New York

             Travelling Scholarship Recipient , Noosa Regional Gallery, Qld

2004  Finalist Blake Prize for Religious Art Sydney University Sydney

2003  Finalist Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize South Australian Museum Adelaide SA

2001  Public space sculpture, Arthouse Hotel, Sydney


Artbank, Australia

Arthouse Hotel, Sydney

Macquarie Bank, Australia

Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney

Shepparton Regional Gallery, Victoria

Smorgan Family Collection, Melbourne

Stanthorpe Regional Art Gallery, Qld

Tamworth Regional Gallery, NSW


2012   Holzi, Lisa: ‘Found-The Art of Recycling,’ Walker Books

              Llewellyn, Cherry: ‘A show a must,’ Noosa News

2010-11 Osborne, Margot: Abstract Nature Exhibition catalogue, pp40-41

              Rackman, Melinda: ‘Decoding dataspheres: Abstract Nature at Samstag,’ Art Monthly 

              Australia, Dec-Feb, pp 46-49

              Radok, Stephanie: ‘Abstract Nature,’ Reviews-Artlink, Vol 30 No 4, Dec 10, p96

2009   Clement, Tracey: ‘Shona Wilson: Macroscope,’ Artguide Australia, Nov/Dec, pp28-29

              Dwyer, Lynne: The Planner-Spectrum –Sydney Morning Herald, Nov 14-15, p24

              Adams, Kate: ‘Shona Wilson,’ Artist Profile Magazine, Issue 09/2009, pp116-117

              Keens, Leta: ‘Under the Microscope,’ Belle Magazine, Oct/Nov 2009 p62

              Stretton, Rowena: ‘Shona Wilson,’ Mercedes Magazine, Jan, p30 

              Shona Wilson: Macroscope Catalogue, published King Street Studios P/L

2008     Osborne, Margot: ’Australian Beauty,’ Artlink Magazine, Volume 28, No2, pp24-29

               Pearson, Helen (ed): Celebrate Art Series: Looking at Buildings in Contemporary Art, 

               Integrated Education Ltd Publishing, Sydney pp5-10

               Shona Wilson: Paradise Found Catalogue, published by Mossgreen Gallery

2006     Macgillicuddy, Bridie: ‘Salvage and Detritus,’ Craft Art, Issue 64

               Horton, Shelley [producer]: Sunday Arts Program Documentary, Sunday Arts, ABC TV

              ‘Australia’s Most Collectable Artists,’ Australian Art Collector, Full List-Iss 35

               Keenan, Cath: The Hot Seat- Spectrum-Sydney Morning Herald

2005     Mullholland, Henry: Review on ABC Radio 702

               McDonald, John: ‘Warm the Spirit, tickle the eye,’ Review- Spectrum-Sydney Morning 

               Herald, Aug 20, p28

2004     Waller, Richard: ‘The Shore Thing,’ Vogue Living May/June

2003     Hoban, Sue: ‘Natural approach to creativity,’ The Manly Daily, Mar 11

               Profile on Shona Wilson, The Manly Daily, Mar 11

2002    Weiss, Karen: ‘Shona Wilson’s Other Pathways: Ceramics,’ Art and Perception 

              No. 47 2002

              Israel, Glenis: Artwise 2, Visual Arts 7-10, NSW Educational Textbook

2001    Produced by Wendy Boynton: ’Profile – Shona Wilson,’ Sunday Program, ABC TV Gallery Section-Art In Australia, Vol 38 No 4, p602

2000    Generation Next – Shona Wilson, Belle Magazine

1998    Profile-Shona Wilson, Object Magazine – No 1