• Vine Arts Center

    Vine Arts Center

    Middle Ground: Kelli Nelson & Shannon Estlund

  • MCAD MFA SHOW!

    MCAD MFA SHOW!

    25 Years Out: MCAD MFA Alumni Exhibition

    Thrilled to have a piece in this show! Please join me for the reception!

    Exhibition runs: June 3 - July 19, 2019 (hours by appointment)

    Reception:
    Friday, June 14, 2019, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

    Also my good friend from grad school, Peng Wu ’13, will lead the participatory event Sunset Practice on Friday, July 19, at 8:30 p.m to correspond with the closing of the exhibition.

    Location:
    MCAD MFA Studios and Gallery
    2201 1st Avenue South
    Minneapolis, MN 55404

  • Inspired Home Magazine Interview

    Inspired Home Magazine Interview

    A Brave Stroke of Paint

    Thanks to Inspire Home Magazine for the wonderful feature and interview!

    January/February 2019 issue:
    issuu.com/inspiredhomefargo/docs/fargo_…
    pages 20-25

  • Autumn Art Auction

    Autumn Art Auction

    21ST ANNUAL
    AUTUMN ART AUCTION

    Saturday, November 10, 2018
    Social starts at 6:30 pm
    Live auction starts at 8 pm

    Link to event:
    www.ndmoa.com/2018-autum-art-auction

  • Interview

    Interview

    Interviews with Artists: The Creative Process and Connection to Nature
    I had the pleasure of being interviewed about my studio practice by Eileen Cohen from Silverwood Gallery.

    Link:
    www.threeriversparks.org/blog/interview…

  • Metropolitan State University

    Metropolitan State University

    Mixed Media: The Faculty Show

    Glad to have a few pieces included at Gordon Parks Gallery.

    Exhibition dates: Sept 25 – Oct 25, 2018

    Reception: Sept 20, 6 - 8 pm

    645 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN

  • Selected Works From Other Side of Nowhere

    Selected Works From Other Side of Nowhere

    Selected Works From Other Side of Nowhere

    On view at Ecce Art Gallery

    Exhibit Runs Aug 8 – Sept 4
    Opening Reception Thursday, Aug 9 6 - 8 pm

  • MCAD Alumni Highlight

    MCAD Alumni Highlight

    Thanks to the MCAD MFA program for the feature on my Silverwood show!
    Link:
    www.mcad-mfa.com/alumni-highlight-kelli…

    Photo of me & me mum!

  • Solo Exhibition

    Solo Exhibition

  • TAG: The Art of Giving

    TAG: The Art of Giving

    TAG: The Art of Giving

    Proud to be participating in TAG's Eight Annual Art Benefit for the Sunshine Hospitality Home!

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 5 - 9 PM
    933 Duke Dr, Grand Forks, ND

    Above: detail of Growing, Together

  • NDMOA Auction Catalog

    NDMOA Auction Catalog

    The North Dakota Museum of Art
    2017 Autumn Art Auction

    Saturday, October 28, 2017
    Social starts at 6:30 pm
    Live auction starts at 8 pm

    Auction Preview:
    Thursday, October 26 until the Auction.

    Museum Hours:
    Monday – Friday, 9 to 5 pm
    Saturday – Sunday, 1 to 5 pm

    Auction Walk-about
    Thursday, October 26, 7 pm. Laurel Reuter, Auction Curator, will lead an informal discussion about works in the Auction.

    click here for the full auction catalogue:
    issuu.com/ndmoa/docs/pages_from_aaa_201…

  • Artist Residency

    Artist Residency

    The McCanna House Artist-in-Residence Program

    My studio for a few weeks!

  • TAG - The Art of Giving

    TAG - The Art of Giving

    TAG - The Art of Giving Event

    Thursday, May 4th 5 - 9 pm

    The North Dakota Museum of Art

  • New Work!

    New Work!

    Solo Exhibition at Ecce Art Gallery

    Opening Reception:
    Friday, March 10 6 - 8 pm

    Show runs March 10 - April 24

  • North Dakota Museum of Art: AUTUMN ART AUCTION

    North Dakota Museum of Art:  AUTUMN ART AUCTION

    I am excited to participate in this years NDMOA annual Autumn Art Auction!
    The event takes place Saturday, October 29, 2016,
    and will include an accompanying catalogue.

    Link to full catalogue:
    www.ndmoa.com/autumn-art-archive

  • Minneapolis College of Art & Design

    Minneapolis College of Art & Design

    2016 MCAD Faculty Biennial!
    Exhibit runs:
    August 26- September 25

    Opening reception:
    September 9, 6-9 PM

  • DESIGN & LIVING MAGAZINE

    DESIGN & LIVING MAGAZINE

    DESIGN & LIVING MAGAZINE
    THE ART ISSUE: FROM CANVAS TO CLAY
    One of my paintings in the June 2016 issue

    the article
    www.fargomonthly.com/entertainment/the-…

    June issue:
    issuu.com/fmspotlight/docs/dl_june16

  • North Dakota State Capitol Exhibition

    North Dakota State Capitol Exhibition

    North Dakota State Capitol Exhibition
    My most recent body of work will travel from Ecce Art Gallery in Fargo to the North Dakota State Capitol Building in Bismarck this July!
    Exhibit runs:
    July-September

    HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

  • MCAD MFA

    MCAD MFA

    MCAD MFA Alum Kelli Nelson
    Thanks to the Masters program at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design for doing a profile of my recent exhibition!

    Link:
    www.mcad-mfa.com/mfa-alum-kelli-nelson-…

  • Solo Exhibition

    Solo Exhibition

    Kelli Nelson: New Paintings
    Ecce Art Gallery

    exhibit runs
    April 22 - May 22, 2016

  • Exhibition Review

    Exhibition Review

    The Arts Partnership
    Review by Särah Nour

    Full article:
    theartspartnership.net/uncategorized/ke…