Kelly Nelson

Artist Bio

Kelly Nelson earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting from Michigan State University and a Master of Art Education as well as a Master of Fine Arts degree in printmaking at Eastern Michigan University.  Her work is housed in collections to include the Turner Print Museum, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Arkansas State University and the University of Denver. Her work has been exhibited in competitive exhibitions at Dundarave Print Workshop, (Vancouver, Canada), Limerick Printmakers, (Limerick, Ireland), Lahti Art Museum, (Finland) and Lessedra Gallery, (United Arab Emerites), among others. She earned a diploma for her work Omnivore's Dilemma at Vilnius International Triennial of Small Graphic Forms, Lithuania and her work is included in Contemporary American Printmakers.  Kelly taught a SmartPlate workshop at Limerick Prntmakers in Limerick, Ireland. Kelly teaches at Longwood University, Virginia.