John Wise (1943 – ) is a painter and sculptor based in Frederick, Maryland. His works continue to explore the boundaries of the canvas, and the meaning of materials. His works are in several museum and university collections, and have been included in numerous solo and groups shows.

Solo Exhibitions
1970—March 3—21
1974—Works in Wood, Jan. 8—26

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John Wise, mid-1970s
Photo by Harriet Wise. Courtesy John Wise. [213]

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In the Galleries: John Wise
In the Galleries: John Wise
January 29, 1974
Washington Star-News
The vertical wood grains emphatically establish the picture plane, which is then denied or confounded by the elegant “S”, furl, tent or other shapes, and then either confounded or reinforced by pretty, monochromatic coloring.
In the Galleries: John Wise
In the Galleries: John Wise
January 29, 1974
Washington Star-News
The John Wise show at the Jefferson Place Gallery (2000 P st. NW) is taut, clean, clear, spare – so reduced in vocabulary that some may fail to see the art in Wise’s new shaped paintings on wood.