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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

 

San Francisco Bay Guardian, “The Tamale Lady Finds a New Home,” by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez, December 30, 2013
We Blog The World, “San Francisco’s Murals, A Bit Like an Outside Art Gallery,” by Jessica Festa, November 29, 2013
MissionLocal, “Viva La Tamale Lady,” November 28, 2013
Epicure & Culture, “Colorful Culture: Exploring The Mission Murals In San Francisco, by Sam Reynolds, November 14, 2013
San Francisco Bay Guardian, “The Performant: Alley Up!” by Nicole Gluckstern, October 28, 2013
XPress Magazine, “Painting The Town: Street Artists Struggle To Share Their Work In The Face Of Detractors” by Dani Hutton, October, 2013
Uptown Almanac, “Feast Your Eyes on the Tamale Lady’s Mural,” by Kevin Montgomery, August 22, 2013
Uptown Almanac, “Behold The Creation of The Tamale Lady Mural,” by Kevin Montgomery, August 20, 2013
MissionLocal, “Tamale Lady Mural in Progress!” by Molly Oleson, August 20, 2013

MissionMission, “Tamale Lady The Mural,” by Allan Hough, August 19, 2013


Art Wall Zine,
"Murals in San Francisco" by Leigh Cuen, May 20, 2012
San Francisco Chronicle,
"Broadside Attractions | Vanquished Terrains," by Stephanie Wright Hession, May 9, 2012
CatSynth, “Broadside Attractions | Vanquished Terrains at Intersection for the Arts,” May 4, 2012 San Francisco
Art Beat,
“Broadside Attractions: Vanquished Terrains at Intersection for the Arts,” May 1, 2012
DewittCheng,
“Broadside Attractions | Vanquished Terrains @ Intersection for the Arts, SF,” April 22, 2012
ArtBusiness,
“Intersection for the Arts,” April 11, 2012
SF Weekly,
“Broadside Attractions/Vanquished Terrains” Analog Rules by Silke Tudor, April 4, 2012
Veterans Today, "The “Global Crises of Capitalism”; Whose Crises, Who Profits?" by James Petras, February 19.

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.

EcoLocalizer, "Capitalism Is Over! (if you want it)," by Rhonda Winter, July 31. San Francisco Bay Guardian, "Artists Attack Capitalism In Streets of San Francisco," by Steven T. Jones, July 26.

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.



Mural Art: Murals on Huge Public Surfaces Around the World
by Kirakoss Iosifidis, Published by Publikat, ISBN 978-3-939566-22-9; page 266.
San Francisco Examiner
, Megan Wilson, hostess extraordinaire, opens her home, November 24, 2008

San Francisco Chronicle, Home: artist puts out the welcome mat by Jesse Hamlin, November 18, 2008
KQED,
"Megan Wilson: Home: 1996-2008" By Claire Light, Nov 11, 2008
One Eighty,
"Casa Groovy" by Nicole Askeland, fall 2008
The Honolulu Advertiser
. "It's a fever you can't resist " by Lacy Matsumoto, July 20, 2008


Illustration: Play - Craving for the Extraordinary
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Published by Victionary, ISBN 978-988-98229-3-4
Inquirer express,
"Galleon Trade, 'Fil-Am exodus back to the motherland," by Pedro Dumancas, August 06, 2007.
PhilipineStar.com, "Modern-Day Galleon Trade Sets Sail," by Cheeko Ruiz, August 19, 2007.
Craft Magazine
, "Megan Wilson's Morning Glory Exhibit at Tinlark Gallery in Hollywood through June 30th," by Natalie Zee Drieu June 2007
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Sama-sama/Together,
published by Jam Karet Press, ISBN 976182-7-3
Artweek,
"Swell at Meridian Gallery" by David Buuck, October.
The Messenger 9.16.06,
Logos: Born Again in the U.S.A. by Megan Wilson, September
SFGate
, "Swell: New work by Amy Berk, Carolyn Castaño and Megan Wilson" by Jordan Essoe , July 27.
artUS,
"Megan Wilson" by Laura Richard Janku, May - June.
trulyjogja.com
, " Jogja Mural Forum, Manusiawikan Tembok Kota" May 5.
Artweek,
"Albert Reyes and Megan Wilson at Ampersand," by Alison Bing, April.
San Francisco Chronicle
, "ON THE TOWN With Heather Bradley, A taste of S.F. nightlife and beyond," by Heather Bradley, January 8.


Planet, 'Sama-Sama/Together' by TerryHwang, Winter.
Artweek,
'Material Matters at The Lab,' by Colin Berry, September.


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 20.


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 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

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

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

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

1998

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

1997

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

S.F. Bay Guardian, 'Confess' by Harry Roche, November 27.
Sculpture Magazine, 'San Francisco, California,' by Maria Porges, July/August.
S.F. Bay Guardian, Critic's Choice "Swell, " by Harry Roche, March 20.
S.F. Bay Guardian, 8 Days A Week "Snacks," by Harry Roche, March 20.