Wilder Schmaltz

Assistant Director

Wilder received a BFA, with an emphasis on painting, printmaking, and drawing, from the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) in 2001. While at PNCA, Wilder spent six months studying abroad in Cortona, Italy.

Wilder has worked as a freelance illustrator for The Portland Mercury publication since 2006 and has been with Froelick Gallery since 2010. Prior to working at Froelick Gallery, Wilder worked as gallery manager of Print Arts Northwest, a non-profit organization in Portland, and as an assistant glass sculptor at 4th Dimension Studios, also in Portland.

Wilder is a founding member and past president of Flight 64 Press, Portland’s only member-run non-profit print studio, which supports print-based artists by providing the tools they need to develop their work