Wilson, Bob, for Robert
American, 20th century, male.
Born 4 October 1941, in Waco (Texas).
Painter, pastellist, draughtsman, engraver, sculptor, environmental artist.
Bob Wilson studied architecture at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn before becoming involved in theatre productions. In 1964, he studied painting under George MacNeill in Paris. He worked with the visionary architect Paolo Soleri in Phoenix Arizona before giving in to his love of the theatre and dance. The dancer Byrd Hoffman had helped him overcome a speech disability, firing Wilson's interest in his discipline, as well as a commitment to people with learning disability. ...