Skylar Wilson was born in McLean Virginia and soon after moved to Atlanta, Georgia where she grew up. She attended Maryland Institute College of Art in 2006 and graduated in 2010. There she majored in Fiber, focusing mainly in her interests in collaging, silk screen printing, dyeing, designing and digitally printing her own textiles and making garments out of them. She is greatly influenced by everything from Russian Fairy Tales and folklore, ghost stories, predators and prey, the beauty in danger and the dangerous beauties, childhood memories and psychedelic floral prints of the 60s and 70s.