About C.K. Wilde


Christopher Karl Wilde was born in 1972. Wilde and his sister Katrin were raised by their German Mother Heidi in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. At an early age his proclivities for art making were encouraged and enthusiastically supported. After going to The George School, a Quaker boarding school, he went on to study Philosophy and Art at the University of Wisconsin. In 1993 founded Artichoke Yink Press, an imprint for artists books; A.Y.P. has published over 125 titles to date with many artists and writers.  Wilde then moved to New York City, where he lived for 13 years. While in New York, Wilde taught Collage and Book Arts at The Pratt Institute, The Cooper Union, and The Center for the Book Arts. In 1998 Wilde co-founded The Booklyn Artists Alliance, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York. Recently, Wilde moved to Los Angeles, California, and is loving it there. C.K. Wilde's art works are represented in Paris by Gallery Sellem, and in Los Angeles by Rosamund Felsen Gallery. C.K. Wilde's artwork can be found in over 70 collections worldwide, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, MOMA, and the Bibilioteca Alexandrina.