Adam Daley Wilson, Species Narcissistica Species Sociopathia Species Anosognosia, 2021, Oil text on canvas, 120 inches x 54 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Aspect / Ratio Projects Gallery Chicago.

This article briefly sets forth and memorializes what appears to be a new idea about humanity and mental illness. This brief article is just the time-stamp marker; I’ll supplement this as time goes on. …

Third Portrait, Jesus Christ Dead Savior, In His Insanity of Peace, 2020, 10 feet x 4.1 feet x 3 inches, Adam Daley Wilson. Oil text on printed and varnished canvas. Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery Chicago.

One of three related new paintings by Adam Daley Wilson at Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery in Chicago, the work titled Third Portrait, Jesus Christ Dead Savior, In His Insanity of Peace is a story of assertion. It proclaims: We challenge your long cherished narratives. We now reclaim our own voices. We…

Adam Daley Wilson, Hold Me Back From My Humanity, Oil Text on appropriated and altered new media, printed canvas. 10 feet x 4.5 feet. Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery in Chicago.

The ten-foot text oil painting Hold Me Back From My Humanity is a story of crime and abandonment. Created by conceptual artist Adam Daley Wilson and showing in Chicago in early 2021, at Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery, the story in this oil text painting weaves several elements and voices to juxtapose…

Adam Daley Wilson art, photo of word painting on wall, by conceptual text artist Adam Wilson, Stanford Law, Penn, bipolar 1.
Gallery view, You Could Not Be A Less Relational Self, 10 feet x 4.5 feet (304 cm x 138 cm), oil text on printed canvas, varnish, Adam Daley Wilson. Courtesy of Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery, Chicago.

The ten-foot text oil painting You Could Not Be A Less Relational Self is a story of intimacy. Created by conceptual artist Adam Daley Wilson and showing in Chicago in early 2021, at Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery, the story in this oil text painting starts at the most close and intimate…

A Yellow Painting Mother Baby Conceptual Text Art By Artist Adam Daley Wilson Stanford Lawyer Portland Maine Bipolar 2021
I Am Unholy Mary, 2021, oil on printed canvas, 10 feet x 4.5 feet (304 cm x 137 cm), Adam Daley Wilson, Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery, Chicago

I Am Unholy Mary — a new oversized oil text painting by the conceptual artist Adam Daley Wilson, now exhibiting in Chicago at Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery, is a story of identity. In this forgotten narrative, the Christ child — not he or she but All, not one gender or race…

Species Anosognosia, 2019, Oil stick on canvas, 88.5 x 62.25 in, 225 x 158.1 cm, Adam Daley Wilson. Aspect/Ratio Projects Gallery, Chicago.

The conceptual text-based “Species Anosognosia” is part of a new body of work exploring ramifications that arise from the artist’s view that not just individuals can have a mentally illness — rather, entire societies, nations, even our entire species can be mentally ill too.

The piece creates a nexus between…

Adam Daley Wilson

Adam Daley Wilson, conceptual artist, Stanford lawyer, dad of 2, bipolar 1, Portland Maine — insta @adamdaleywilson, aspectratioprojects.com, adamwilsonart.com

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