Jared Paul Wilson earned his B.F.A at Midwestern State University where he graduated Cum Laude. Currently, he is a published children's book writer and illustrator, professional wildlife and western artist and Art Instructor at Brazosport High School in Freeport, Texas where he has led many students to award-winning success. He previously taught Art, Ceramics, and Photography at Coral Glades High School in Coral Springs, Florida. Wilson has found great recent success as an artist by recently having his work published on the cover of the Hill Country Sun and being interviewed on the Texas Wildlife Radio Show.
Jared Paul Wilson is extremely passionate about his American heritage and all aspects that make our country both unique and beautiful. As a professional Texas wildlife artist, Wilson strives to evoke a sense of feeling and connection with the viewer through his wildlife and western artworks – a responsibility not taken lightly. Wilson is a two-time cancer survivor and through his life-threatening battles awoke a burning passion to share his love for wildlife and western art with the world. Every day given is a gift from God and Wilson creates artwork in an effort to not waste a moment of it.
Jared Paul Wilson is a member of the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and recently published his first children's book, Shoe Fly, Don't Bother Me. In December 2009, Jared Paul Wilson married his wife, Erin. They met in Florida at a small group Bible study and moved to Texas during the summer of 2010 to be close to extended family. Erin is a native-Minnesotan and teaches Spanish at Brazoswood High School in Clute, Texas. The Wilson's first child, Lily Madison Wilson, was born on August 29, 2012. Jared invites you to visit his website at: www.jaredpaulwilson.com to view more about him, his artwork and recent accomplishments.
Member since 2011
Region: Texas: Houston
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