David Hildebrand Wilson

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David Hildebrand Wilson is the co-founder, along with his wife, Diana Wilson,[1] of the enigmatic Museum of Jurassic Technology in Los Angeles, California. After high school, Wilson enrolled at Kalamazoo College where he majored in urban entomology with a minor in art.[2] He received an MFA in Experimental Animation from the California Institute of the Arts in 1976. He was awarded the MacArthur Fellowship[3] and the Creative Capital Moving Image Award in 2001.[4][5] He and his museum are the subject of the book, Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder, published in 1995.[6]


  1. ^ http://blogs.getty.edu/iris/the-museum-that-proudly-defies-understanding/
  2. ^ "Inhaling the Spore". September 1994. Retrieved 18 January 2013.
  3. ^ "David Wilson - MacArthur Foundation". www.macfound.org. Retrieved 2018-08-13.
  4. ^ (http://creative-capital.org/projects/view/167)
  5. ^ "Jurassic Genius David Wilson – Offbeat Museum Curator Wins Prestigious 'Genius Grant'". NPR. 27 October 2001. Retrieved 15 November 2010.
  6. ^ Lesser, Wendy (29 October 1995). "True Lies". The New York Times. Retrieved 15 November 2010.