Taking it to the Streets - The Independent

Nicole Teitler, The Independant , July 1, 2018

Stephen Wilson of Charlotte, NC is turning high fashion branding into one of a kind art. Gucci, Chanel, and Dior are just some of the designers symbolized in the artists work. Wilson, whose first half of his career was spent working in New York City’s Garment District as an embroidery designer, has created a new life for designer brand packaging in the form of hangable art.

Within the last five years, his career has taken a creative turn to contemporary art, focusing much of his efforts on these embroidered, layered boxes. Each piece takes up to nearly two months to make. Wilson is showing his work at an exhibit titled “Luxury Graffiti” at Roman Fine Art Gallery in East Hampton, now through November 4.

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