“These sly paintings conjure cartoons, found signage, and modern hieroglyphs, and tie them together with lusciously patinated surfaces.” Kathryn M. Davis for ARTnews. Click here to read.
“Nelson’s work is at once urban and rustic, unsettling and folksy—reminiscent of San Francisco’s Mission School in the ’90s.” Rani Molla. Click here to read.
“Like the meanings they invoke, Nelson’s works are layered. From a distance, their lively forms — rabbits, plants and coyote men suggestive of indigenous imagery — appear to mock the staid stick-people adorning pedestrian signs. Nelson’s works are anything but pedestrian, however. Approach closer, and additional words and images emerge from their near-burial in paint.” By Nicholas Gerbis Click here to read.
“It seems very pretty,…but it’s rather hard to understand!… Somehow it seems to fill my head with ideas…only I don’t exactly know what they are! However, somebody killed something: that’s clear at any rate… ” Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass. By Elizabeth Cook-Romero, The New Mexican. Click here for Review.
“Anthropomorphic Bicycle: A Kinetic Weathervane” located in the Bell Tower Gateway for the Scottsdale Civic Center (next to the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art). Click here for Images and Bio.
“unmatched in ethereal, scrappy dada, and the echoing jangles that were so strange yet magnetic.”
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