“’What becomes prominent and what becomes buried is intuitive,’ explains the artist. ‘I let the paintings talk, juxtaposing patterns, words and symbols to create a mishmash of meaning.'” Read the full article in Luxe Magazine here.
“It’s a method to charge the painting with pre-existing material, like textiles, pages from printed books, and other elements – to force the eye in different directions and create juxtaposed messages. First you need to destroy everything and then very quickly remake it again, from the beginning.” Click here to read.
“Those influences became part of Nelson’s style- or more precisely, his language. Along the way, he began to form his own verbiage in urban-neo-folkism. As he creates, he delights in the ambiguity of it all.” Amanda Christmann for Images Arizona. Click here to read.