One of the canvases I'll be exhibiting (and selling) at the Urban Art Fair, London, 9th July 2017
Come and visit me in person at the Urban Art Fair on leafy Josephine Avenue, Brixton, London. The free art fair takes place on the streets of Brixton from Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th July, 10am to 6pm. I’ll be exhibiting on the Sunday only and will be one of 150 […]

Visit me at Urban Art Fair, London, 9th July 2017

Brookside model
The completed model I was commissioned to build an architectural model (scale 1:100) of the set of the long-running British television soap opera ‘Brookside’ based in Liverpool. The model of Brookside Close was for the Royal Institute of British Architects’ travelling exhibition ‘A Place to call Home: Where we live and […]

Model: Brookside Close, Liverpool, 2012

Trees being cut out of balsa wood
Completed model In 2011 I created a model at a scale of 1:50 based on the architect Adolf Loos’s design for family housing in Vienna at 13-19 Woinovichgasse, Werkbund housing estate. It was made for the Royal Institute of British Architects’ exhibition on Adolf Loos and was on display in their […]

Model: Workers’ houses designed by Adolf Loos, 2011

[caption id="attachment_1046" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Paper architecture, site-specific installation, by Wilson Yau, 2010[/caption]
Over the course a week, I worked with paper to transform an empty exhibition space. This site-specific installation piece was created in 2010 for the the final exhibition of my MA in Art & Design in Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. This piece enabled visitors to […]

Paper architecture: Site-specific installation, 2010

Close-up: A book with contours, by Wilson Yau, 2008
I transformed the pages of a blank sketchbook through cutting. The shapes were based on my observations of the flaking layers of bark found on the mature London plane trees (Platanus × acerifolia) growing in Hackney Downs, London, during 2008. The book was on temporary display at the final show […]

Book with contours, 2008

Plan view: The blocks without the base and transport links shown.
In 2008, through my research at Hackney Archives and my own fieldwork, I created a scale model (1:1500) of the London Borough of Hackney centred on Hackney Downs park. It was A1 size (841 x 594 mm) and was made of mountboard on a foamboard base. The model was on […]

Model: Hackney, London, 2008