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PUBLICATIONS

Megan Wilson’s work is included in the following book publications: Capitalism On Edge by Dr. Albena Azmenova, Columbia University Press; Urban Scrawl: The Written Word in Street Art by Lou Chamberlin; Flower Power: The Meaning of Flowers in Asian Art by Dany Chan with forward by Jay Xu, Asian Art Museum; The Mission by Dick Evans, Heyday Press; Street Messages by Nicholas Ganz, Dokument Press; Public Works: Artists’ Interventions 1970s – Now edited by Christian L. Frock and Tanya Zimbardo; FRESH 1: Cutting Edge Illustrations in 3Dand FRESH 2: Cutting Edge Illustrations in Public edited by Slanted; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 75 Years of Looking Forward, edited by Janet Bishop, Corey Keller, Sarah Roberts; Street Art San Francisco Mission Muralismo, edited by Annice Jacoby;Mural Art: Murals on Huge Public Surfaces Around the World by Kirakoss Iosifidis; Illustration: Play - Craving for the Extraordinary, Published by Victionary; Sama-sama/Together: An International Exchange Project Between Yogyakarta and San Francisco, Published by Jam Karet; and The Gallery at Villa Montalvo: Selected Exhibitions from 1996-2000, edited by Theres Rohan.


2019

Urban Scrawl: The Written Word in Street Art by Lou Chamberlin, February, 2019

Urban Scrawl: The Written Word in Street Art by Lou Chamberlin, February, 2019


2018

HarianMerapi, “Seniman Mural AS Warnai Desa Panggungharjo”, July 29, 2018

HarianMerapi, “Seniman Mural AS Warnai Desa Panggungharjo”, July 29, 2018


2017

7x7, “Artist Megan Wilson Interrupted Sunday With Hundreds of Hand-Painted Flowers at Asian Art Museum” by Jen Woo, September 25, 2017

7x7, “Artist Megan Wilson Interrupted Sunday With Hundreds of Hand-Painted Flowers at Asian Art Museum” by Jen Woo, September 25, 2017


Mission Local, Clarion Alley Mural Project 25th Anniversary Block Party by Luis Hernandez, October, 2017
Canadian Dimension, “Seattle wants to tax the rich so the poor can afford to live there”, by Daphne Bramham, July 17, 2017
SFist, “Clarion Alley Mural Project Turns 25: A Historical Primer”, by Joe Kukura, October 20, 2017
7x7, “Artist Megan Wilson Interrupted Sunday With Hundreds of Hand-Painted Flowers at Asian Art Museum” by Jen Woo, September 25, 2017
NBC Bay Area, “Flower Interruption Artist Unveils 'Summer of Rage and Resistance' Exhibit in San Francisco”, by Rebecca Greenway, September 7, 2017
Street Sheet, Bay Area Artists in the Movement - Megan Wilson & Christopher Statton by Jamie Andan, September 1, 2017
Peninsula Press, “Art, politics and Instagram backdrops in San Francisco’s Clarion Alley”, by Lila Thulin, July 14, 2017
NBC Bay Area, “The Asian Art Museum's ‘Flower Power’ pt 3”, Robert Handa, July 13, 2017
Flower Power: The Meaning of Flowers in Asian Art by Dany Chan with forward by Jay Xu, Asian Art Museum, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle, “SF painter’s flowery tribute to Summer of Love”, by Sam Whiting, May 24, 2017
The Mission by Dick Evans, Heyday Press, April 2017
American Way, “IS SAN FRANCISCO AMERICA’S NEW ART CAPITAL?” by Jonathan Curiel, March/April, 2017
Tucson Weekly, Dare to Say, 'Tax the Rich', by David Safier, Tuesday, April 18, 2017
The New York Times, “California Today: Why Does It Cost So Much to Live in California?”, by Mike McPhate, February 15, 2017
The Stanford Daily, “Taking Art to the Streets”, by Clarissa Gutierrez, February 6, 2017


2016

KQED, Clarion Alley Mural Project’s Decades of Dissident Artwork Now Online, by Sarah Hotchkiss  June 15, 2016

KQED, Clarion Alley Mural Project’s Decades of Dissident Artwork Now Online, by Sarah Hotchkiss
June 15, 2016


2015

Street Messages, by Nicholas Ganz, Dokument Press, April 15, 2015

Street Messages, by Nicholas Ganz, Dokument Press, April 15, 2015

Public Works: Artists’ Interventions 1970s – Now, edited by Christian L. Frock and Tanya Zimbardo, Mills College, 2015
Peninsula Peach & Justice Center, “The Illusion of Freedom,” by Chris Hedges, December 26, 2015
Satu Harapan.com, “Festival Geneng Street Art Project # 3: Gemah Ripah Loh Jinawi” by by Moh. Jauhar al-Hakimi, Friday, November 27, 2015
Brillo “30 Artworks Geneng Street Art Project on the walls of houses, cool!” by Nafilah, 26 November 2015
SFGate “Street Art San Francisco - Clarion Alley kaleidoscopic explosion of color”, by Bob Bragman, November 24, 2015
CBS Arts & Culture, “Best Street Art In The Bay Area”, October 19, 2015
HUFFINGTON POST, ”21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals”, October 15, 2015
Philippine Daily Inquirer, “Vibrant Street Art in San Francisco, by Nicole Go Thorp, August 29th, 2015
HUCK, “Five Postcapitalist Projects That Offer a Blueprint for a New World Postcapitalism: 
A Guide To Our Future
”, by Alex King, August 15, 2015
The Guardian,Street talk: graffiti slogans around the world - in pictures”, June 1, 2015
KQED, “Why Don’t Murals Get Covered By Graffiti in the Mission?”, by Olivia Allen-Price, May 19, 2015
AlJazeera America, “Hotel workers’ union sees threat in Airbnb” by Ned Resnikoff, May 8, 2015
Street Messages, by Nicholas Ganz, Dokument Press, April 15, 2015
SFist,The 12 Best Public Art and Street Art Works in San Francisco”, by Joe Kukura, April 15, 2015
KQED, “A Neighborhood Thing: The Mission Art Scene in the '90s” by Kristin Farr, April 3, 2015
Código, “15 propuestas económicas imaginadas por el arte”, March 2, 2015
48 Hills, “The Crappie Awards Highlight the Worst in Tech” by Calinda Revier, February 6, 2015
SFist, “Angry Cab Drivers And Eviction Protesters Descend On Crunchies Awards Ceremony”, by Jay Barmann, February 6, 2015
Vox, “Startups and Self-Loathing at the 8th Annual Crunchies Awards” by Nellie Bowles, February 6, 2015


2014

California Homes , “House of Orange,” by Kendra Boutell, photography by David Duncan Livingston, Spring, 2014

California Homes, “House of Orange,” by Kendra Boutell, photography by David Duncan Livingston, Spring, 2014

SFGate, “As Tourism Rises, So Do Mural Turf Clashes,” by Daniel Hirsch for Mission Local, May 19, 2014
Hazed Magazine, “Encounters: Clarion Alley Murals in the Mission District,” by Netsanet Tekeda Alemu, May 18, 2014
KQED, Beyond The Studio: What Artists/Writers/Curators Need,” by Christian L. Frock, May 12, 2014
California Homes, “House of Orange,” by Kendra Boutell, photography by David Duncan Livingston, Spring, 2014
Peninsula Peace and Justice Center (PPJC), “Right Scrambles Over Red-Hot Indictment of Inequality and Capitalism,” by John Queally, April 25, 2014
OZY, “Gentrification and It’s Discontents,” by Jared Frazer, April 17, 2014
San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Housing round-up: LGBT tenants, a singing protest, and a very sad mural,” by Rebecca Bowe, March 11, 2014
San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Writing On The Wall,” March 5, 2014
SFGate, “Clarion Alley mural lists city’s ‘Wall of Shame,’” by Ellen Hunt, March 4, 2014
Gawker, “Wall of Shame & Solutions,” by Nitasha Tiku, March 3, 2014
Uptown Almanac, “Clarion Alley Creates ‘Wall of Shame’ to Greet Valencia Passerby,” by Kevin Montgomery, February 25, 2014
MissionLocal, “Entries Wrap Tech Buses Humor, Anger, Art & Politics and the Winner is .. Updated,” by Lydia Chavez, February 8, 2014
SFGate, “Artists: We’ve been thrown under the tech buses,” by Ellen Huet, February 7, 2014
Gizmodo, “Why A Trompe L’Oeil Tech Bus Is Upsetting San Franciscans,” by Jordon Kushins, February 7, 2014
The Bold Italic, “These Artists Wanted Nothing To Do With Tech Buses,” by Jennier Maerz, February 7, 2014
KQED, “Mission Local Announces Tech Bus Design Contest Winner,” by Christian L. Frock, February 7, 2014
SFist, “Plan To Brighten Up Corporate Shuttle Bus Backfires, Pisses Off Mission Artists,” by Andrew Dalton, February 6, 2014
Uptown Almanac, “Clarion Alley Artists Claim ‘Vengeful’ Copyright Infringement in Tech Shuttle Art Contest,” by Kevin Montgomery, February 6, 2014
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting, “New York Times Covers for Obama’s Move to the Right, by Margaret Sullivan, February 4, 2014


2013

MissionLocal, “Viva La Tamale Lady,” November 28, 2013

MissionLocal, “Viva La Tamale Lady,” November 28, 2013


2012

San Francisco Chronicle, "Broadside Attractions | Vanquished Terrains," by Stephanie Wright Hession, May 9, 2012

San Francisco Chronicle, "Broadside Attractions | Vanquished Terrains," by Stephanie Wright Hession, May 9, 2012


2011

FRESH 1: Cutting Edge Illustrations in 3D, & FRESH 2: Cutting Edge Illustrations in Public ,  edited by Slanted, published by DAAB Media, June 30, 2011, ISBN: 978-3942597067.

FRESH 1: Cutting Edge Illustrations in 3D, & FRESH 2: Cutting Edge Illustrations in Public, edited by Slanted, published by DAAB Media, June 30, 2011, ISBN: 978-3942597067.

KUSF in Exile, Roll Call with DJ Margaret Tedesco, October 29.
EcoLocalizer, "CAPITALISM IS OVER! AND Living Without Money," by Rhonda Winter, September 27.
New York Times, "Clarion Alley," by Louise Rafkin, September 24.
MissionLocal, "CAPITALISM IS OVER! on Clarion Alley," by Heather Smith, August 17.

MissionLocal, "CAPITALISM IS OVER! at ATA," by Heather Smith, September 21.
FRESH 1: Cutting Edge Illustrations in 3D, edited by Slanted, published by DAAB Media, June 30, 2011, ISBN: 978-3942597067. 
FRESH 2: Cutting Edge Illustrations in Public, edited by Slanted, published by DAAB Media, June 30, 2011, ISBN: 978-3942597050
Black Boots Ink: Pageantry, Issue 3, Summer.


2010

EcoLocalizer, "Capitalism Is Over! (if you want it)," by Rhonda Winter, July 31. San Francisco

EcoLocalizer, "Capitalism Is Over! (if you want it)," by Rhonda Winter, July 31. San Francisco


2009

San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art 75 Years of Looking Forward edited by Janet Bishop, Corey Keller, and Sarah Roberts, Published December 2009, ISBN: 978-0-918471-83-3; page 346, plate 300

San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art 75 Years of Looking Forward edited by Janet Bishop, Corey Keller, and Sarah Roberts, Published December 2009, ISBN: 978-0-918471-83-3; page 346, plate 300

San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art 75 Years of Looking Forward edited by Janet Bishop, Corey Keller, and Sarah Roberts, Published December 2009, ISBN: 978-0-918471-83-3; page 346, plate 300.
Street Art San Francisco Mission Muralismo edited by Annice Jacoby with Forward by Carlos Santana, published by Abrams, June 2009, ISBN: 978-0810996359; pages 170-171, 207.
Open Space, SFMOMA, "Home is a four letter word," by Adrienne Skye Roberts, August 14.
Art Practical, Issue 2 Nomads and Residents: "Home 1996-2008," by Megan Wilson, September.
art ltd., "Inside/Outside: Artist Environments" at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art," by Kristen Evangalista, May.
Golden Gate XPress, "Salvage Gardens," by Lydia Kim, May 14.
7x7, Inside/Outside: Artist Environments, Mike Shine and Megan Wilson, by Ert O'Hara, March.
PlumTV, "Sun Valley Center for the Arts: Domestic Life," by Sabina Dana Plasse, March 4.
Idaho Mountain Express, "Domestic Life," January 21.
 


2008

Mural Art: Murals on Huge Public Surfaces Around the World   by Kirakoss Iosifidis, Published by Publikat, ISBN 978-3-939566-22-9; page 266.

Mural Art: Murals on Huge Public Surfaces Around the World by Kirakoss Iosifidis, Published by Publikat, ISBN 978-3-939566-22-9; page 266.


2007

Illustration: Play - Craving for the Extraordinary, Published by Victionary, ISBN 978-988-98229-3-4

Illustration: Play - Craving for the Extraordinary, Published by Victionary, ISBN 978-988-98229-3-4


2006

Artweek, "Swell at Meridian Gallery" by David Buuck, October.

Artweek, "Swell at Meridian Gallery" by David Buuck, October.


2005

Planet, 'Sama-Sama/Together' by TerryHwang, Winter.

Planet, 'Sama-Sama/Together' by TerryHwang, Winter.


2004

S.F. Bay Guardian, Best of the Bay 2004, "PUBLIC ART: Best Transnational Art Undertaking," August.

S.F. Bay Guardian, Best of the Bay 2004, "PUBLIC ART: Best Transnational Art Undertaking," August.

SFGate,' Raising Cash and Consciousness ' by Alison Bing, August 18, 2004
S.F. Bay Guardian, Best of the Bay 2004, "PUBLIC ART: Best Transnational Art Undertaking," August.
Artweek, "D.I.Y. Art and Cultural Exchange," by Lindsey Westbrook, February. 
S.F. Bay Guardian
 , “Nuit Blanche (Lost in Translation),” by Lindsey Westbrook, January 21.

Art Papers, "San Francisco, California," by Robyn Wise, January/February 2004. 
Giant Robot, "Art Invasion," Issue31: Kreators, Spring 2004. 


2003

Jakarta Post, “Artists work together on city mural project,” by Sri Wahyuni, August 2.

Jakarta Post, “Artists work together on city mural project,” by Sri Wahyuni, August 2.

SF Examiner , “Writing On The Wall,” by Bruce Bellingham, October 1. 
KQED Pacific Time, “One-Way Cultural Exchange Between U.S. and Indonesia” produced and hosted by Nguyen Qui Duc, September 11.
S.F. Bay Guardian, “Future tense: Politics' and art's intersections become surreal,” by Glen Helfand, August 27. 
7 x 7 Magazine, “Hot Picks,” September.
Bernas, “Cinta Keindahan,” August 6.
Jakarta Post, “Collaboration, key to mutual understanding,” by Ade Tanesia, August 2.
Jakarta Post, “Artists work together on city mural project,” by Sri Wahyuni, August 2. 
Bernas, “Pertanyakan Stigma Lewat Seni Mural,” July 26.
Bernas, “Lukisan Mural Kota,” July 25.
Radar Jogya, “Bersaing dengan Pembuat Iklan,” July 18.
Kedaulatan Rakyat, “Mural Kota 2003 Sama-sama/You Are Welcome, Kolaborasi Seniman Amerika-Indonesia,” July 18.
Radar Jogya, “Enam Bule Mural Jogja,” July 16.
Kompas, Mural Kota, July 12.
Kedaulatan Rakyat, “Artis San Francisco Ramaikan Mural Kota,” by (Fia)-z, July 8.


2002

S.F. Bay Guardian, "Wall Space" by Lynn Rapoport, October 23.

S.F. Bay Guardian, "Wall Space" by Lynn Rapoport, October 23.

withitgirl.com, Features, "Andrew J. Schoultz and Megan Wilson" 2002.
Public Art Review, History Lesson, Recent Projects - Random Acts of Beauty and Sama-sama, Issue #27.
SF Station, "The Clarion Alley Mural Project," by Amy Larkin Gelbach, November 24.
stretcher.org, "What's Left of Theory? The art of everyday life" by Amy Berk and Andy Cox.
SF Gate, "Megan Wilson and Andrew Schoultz" by Alison Bing, November 1.
S.F. Bay Guardian, "Wall Space" by Lynn Rapoport, October 23.
SF Examiner, ArtSpeak by Anne Crump, September 29.


2001

Artweek, 'Stanley Chan and Christopher Duncan, Tucker Schwarz, Anna Von Mertens and Megan Wilson at Southern Exposure' by David Spalding, April.

Artweek, 'Stanley Chan and Christopher Duncan, Tucker Schwarz, Anna Von Mertens and Megan Wilson at Southern Exposure' by David Spalding, April.

SF Gate, "SoExquisite," by Alison Bing, May 3.
Public Art Review, Nuts and Bolts, "Shoptalk" by Ricardo Barreto, Issue #25.
S.F. Bay Guardian, "Parking Lot Living" by Katharine Mieszkowski, October 17.
S.F. Bay Guardian, "Superfund Site" by Glen Helfand, September 19.
KQED Bay Window, "Home Front" by Jennifer Maytorena Taylor, September 7th and 9th.
Drop: Representation and Desecration of the Urban Environment, a publication produced by Pond gallery, 'Counterforms and Citizneships: Some Remarks on the Semiotics of Icon-Display and Megan Wilson's 'Better Homes and Gardens,' by Marisa Jahn, Fall.
Artweek, 'Stanley Chan and Christopher Duncan, Tucker Schwarz, Anna Von Mertens and Megan Wilson at Southern Exposure' by David Spalding, April.
The Gallery at Villa Montalvo: Selected Exhibitions from 1996 through 2000, catalogue.
Artweek, 'Are People More Important than Art? A look community-based public art projects' by Amy Berk, April.
Bang!, 'Bang!'s Best Bets - Art: Southern Exposure, March. Comet Magazine, Spring.
San Francisco Chronicle, 'A City Being Hollowed Out' by Adair Lara, February 27.
De Groene Amsterdammer, 'Dotcomjaloezie wordt dotcomleedvermaak' by Jim Schilder, February 12.
San Francisco Business Times, 'Anti-dot comers alive and making ugly faces' by James Temple, February 9.
Artweek, 'Viewpoint' by Berin Golonu, January.


2000

San Francisco Chronicle, 'Art on the Streets' by Mark Martin, August 5.

San Francisco Chronicle, 'Art on the Streets' by Mark Martin, August 5.

KUSF, RadioSegue, part-two of interview with Josh Wilson, December 21.
New York Times, 'Artists vs. Dot-Coms: Fighting San Francisco's Gold Rush' by Yoshie Furuhashi, December 14.
L.A. Weekly, 'Yuppie Dread' by Sandra Ross, December 1.
Salon.com, 'Is the Internet a bad, bad boy?' by Damien Cave, November 6.
KUSF, RadioSegue, one-hour interview with Josh Wilson, October 26.
San Francisco Chronicle, 'No Room for the Arts / The Economic Boom Threatens to Kill Off S.F.'S Cutting-Edge Culture' by Neva Chonin and Dan Levy, October 17.
Art Minimal & Conceptual Only, October 7.
London Telegraph, 'San Francisco 'dot-commies' hire guards to stop art attacks' by Simon Davis, October 7.
Drudge Report, October 7.
L.A. Times, 'Dot-Com Explosion Makes San Francisco a War Zone' by John M. Glionna, October 3.
All Things Considered, NPR, September 10.
California Report, NPR, September 1.
Rethinking Marxism, 'Fuck You Dot Com' by Sharla Sava, September.
San Francisco Weekly, 'Make Room for Art' by Michael Scott Moore, August 23.
San Francisco Chronicle, 'Art on the Streets' by Mark Martin, August 5.


1999

S.F. Bay Guardian, 'Megan Wilson' by Glen Helfand, March 3.

S.F. Bay Guardian, 'Megan Wilson' by Glen Helfand, March 3.

San Francisco Art Institute Magazine, Campus Notes, Summer.
S.F. Bay Guardian, 'Megan Wilson' by Glen Helfand, March 3.


1998

Golden Gate XPress , 'Art for thought' by Chandler Harris, Septermber 17.

Golden Gate XPress, 'Art for thought' by Chandler Harris, Septermber 17.

Golden Gate XPress, 'Art for thought' by Chandler Harris, Septermber 17.


1997

S.F. Bay Guardian, 'Stirred Not Shaken' by Glen Helfand, March 19.

S.F. Bay Guardian, 'Stirred Not Shaken' by Glen Helfand, March 19.

Los Gatos Weekly Times, 'Women's art reflects many influences', by Shari Kaplan, Sept. 24
Bay Area Reporter, 'For your eyes only' by Steven Jenkins, March 27.
S.F. Bay Guardian, 'Stirred Not Shaken' by Glen Helfand, March 19.


1996

Sculpture Magazine, 'San Francisco, California,' by Maria Porges, July/August.

Sculpture Magazine, 'San Francisco, California,' by Maria Porges, July/August.