Hello


I am Gemma Wilson a multidisciplinary designer and illustrator from Rotterdam. 


Co-founder of Syrinx magazin and member of People of Print and BABAGOI



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since 2020 Meisterschülerin (post graduate studies) at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig  with Prof. Oliver Kossack

2019/2020  Research student Printmaking at Geidai Tokyo university of the Arts   

2018  Diplom Graphic design/Bookart Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig (HGB)


EXHIBITIONS/EVENTS


09/2020 »LUSTR - illustration festival 2020« groupexhibition with Babagoi. Prague, Czech Republic
09/2020 »Walls have ears paper sliding doors have eyes«  solo exhibition at artist residency Roku House in Choshi, Chiba, Japan. 
2020 »2nd TKO International Miniprint«

TOKYO 03~09.08 Tokyo Metropolitan Theater KYOTO 22~30.08 Art Zone Kaguraoka 
OSAKA 04~16.09 Gallery Irohani 

12/2019 »Daigaku-hanga exhibition« 
The 44th Annual Exhibition of the Japan Soceity of Printmaking , Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo, Japan

04/2019 »Water Event«, water sculpture in collaboration with Yoko Ono, MdbK Leipzig, Germany 

11/2018 Graphic Recording at the event »What can Europe learn from Chemnitz«
10/2018 Exhibition and live-drawing with Babagoi at the Krudebude  
11/2017 » Impacto 08 « groupexhibition at the Community center Hyakkado, Kuayoshi, Tottori, Japan
09/2017 Local activity project & exhibition» Freehand revolution« Tanaka house, Tottori, Japan
03/2017 Exhibition »Ereichnis Druckgraphik 09«, Tapetenwerk Leipzig, Germany 
11/2016 »Xilografia senza confini 2«,Galleria Porta Latina Rome
10/2015 »Illust_ratio #4«, groupexhibition at Kunstverein Rüsselsheim, Germany

WORKSHOPS
7/2020 Workshop instructor risoprint and bookdesign at HandSawPress Tokyo
5/2019 Workshop instructor silkprint at Evangelisches Gymnasium, Lernwelten
2018-2019 Workshop instructor linocut and bookdesign at Freundeskreis Buchkinder
Leipzig e.V.
10/2018 Workshop instructor japanese woodcut at the Academy of Visual Arts Leipzig

PUBLICATIONS


»Spring, solange du noch kannst« Hochroth Verlag 

»Tippgemeinschaft 2017« Connewitzer verlagsbuchhandlung. Anthology of the students of the German Institute for Literature in Leipzig
»Perigaum« in the collection of the german literaturarchive in Marbach and the museum of applied arts in Frankfurt am Main
»Syrinx Magazin« issue 1-6

»SchnÖsel mÖsel #7« Black and white 



PRIZES/SCHOLARSHIPS


03/2020 Prizewinner of Michael w.Schneider Prize at the 2nd TKO International Miniprint 2020

10/2019 Graduiertenstipendium des DAAD

03/2019 Prizewinner of die Förderkojen des Grafiknetzwerk at the Leipzig Book Fair 

10/2018 Merit at the GOSEE-awards

07/2016 DAAD-prize for the outstanding achievement of a foreign student at a german institution