Stephen Wilson | Featured Artist

November 22, 2022

Stephen Wilson's artwork combines fabric and thread with 3D printing, laser engraving, and painting. When you examine one of his pieces closely, you'll notice the meticulous craftsmanship, with each line and element created using thread on luxurious fabrics from high-end brands such as Hermès, Chanel, and Versace. Some pieces contain millions of embroidery stitches and take hundreds of hours to complete. His work, inspired by contemporary and pop art, street art, and traditional quilting, results in intricate, multi-dimensional pieces that beautifully blend fashion with fine art.


About Stephen Wilson

Born and raised in Hoboken, New Jersey, Stephen Wilson is a conceptual artist whose unique medium carries his message. Blending luxury fabric, 3D-printed sculptures, laser-engraved acrylics, and highly detailed embroidery pieces, his manipulation of multiple materials produces wholly original works of art. His early career in the commercial fashion industry, along with a wildly successful embroidery software company, has equipped Stephen with a range of technical skills.

Each piece is unique and expertly crafted in his Charlotte, North Carolina studio, using both traditional and modern tools. Stephen is a conceptual artist known for work that blends a high fashion influence, traditional quilting, and Americana. He has been an industry leader in both the fashion embroidery and home embroidery worlds, as well as an industry speaker, writer, and educator. His pieces have been included in solo gallery exhibitions, group exhibitions, and museum shows, and are collected by art enthusiasts worldwide.