SARAH NELSON

B. 1988, Vienna, Austria

2011, B.A. in Studio Art, Taylor University, IN

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2019 Upcoming

Good For You, The Garage, Rapid City, SD

2019 Upcoming

Golden (Nectare), Ephratha Gallery, Minnetonka, MN

2017-2018

Inopia, Natural Heritage Project, Farm Table Foundation Gallery, Amery, WI

Exhibitions

2019 Upcoming
Group Exhibition, Stories of Sustainability, University of St Thomas, St. Paul, MN

2018
Group Exhibition, Minnesota State Fair Art Exhibition, Minnesota State Fair Grounds, St. Paul, MN

2018
Group Exhibition, Northern Spark, Cargill Hall Gallery in the Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, MN

2018
Group Exhibition, Art Needs People, Cargill Hall Gallery in the Minneapolis Central Library, Minneapolis, MN

2018
Group Exhibition, Art Fair, Porch Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2018
Group Exhibition, Drawing Residency, Lacuna Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2018
Group Exhibition, Breadth: Conversations in Form, AZ Gallery, ST. Paul, MN

2018
Group Exhibition, St. Paul Art Crawl Exhibition, AZ Gallery, ST. Paul, MN

2017
Group Exhibition, Norsemen Juried Art Show, Norseman Distillery, Minneapolis, MN

2016

Solo Exhibition, AuslandishSummer Winter Studio, St. Paul, MN

2015
Group Exhibition, Fusion, National Juried Exhibition, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015
Group Exhibition, Selected Art Show, TEDx Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

2014
Solo Exhibition, Auslandish, Bull Run, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

2013
Group Exhibition, $99 Art Show, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

2013
Two Person Exhibition, Faces, Boneshaker Books, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

2011
Group Exhibition, Alphabet, MetCalf Gallery, Taylor University, IN

Publications 

2018
"10 Must-See Works at Minnesota State Fair's Fine Arts Building" by Alicia Eler,
August 31st, 2018, Star Tribune, Minneapolis, MN

2017

"How The Ausländer Found Home"
by Kara Larson, The Giving Issue Vol 2. No. 6, Make It Minnesota Magazine, Minneapolis, MN

2015
"Best New Art of 2016"
By Quentin Skinner, Minnesota Monthly Magazine, Minneapolis, MN

2015
"Fusion" 
Fusion National Juried Exhibiton Catalogue, ARC Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014
"New Prospect"
City Pages, City Pages Cover Illustration, Minneapolis, MN

Residencies

2018-2019
Sustainable Communities Partnership Artist Residency, University of St. Thomas  

2018
Fall Studio Tour Residency, Kah Nee Tah Gallery, Lutsen, MN

2018
Drawing Residency, Lacuna Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2017
Fall Studio Tour Residency, Kah Nee Tah Gallery, Lutsen, MN

SPEAKING + LECTURES

2018
Sustainability and Art, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN 

2018
Creation Care, Art House North, St. Paul, MN 

2016

Artist Talk, Southwest Christian High School, Chanhassen, MN

 

 

Public Art

2019

Public Art/ Illustrated Train Wrap, Earth Week 2019, In collaboration with Metro Transit and The University of St Thomas, and Sustainable Communities Partnership, Minnesota

Awards

2018

2nd Place in Drawing and Pastel, Minnesota State Fair

Collections

Public Collections: Art House North, Taylor University, Kah Nee Tah Gallery, Corner Table, Five Watt, and Vicinity Coffee.

Private collections in the USA, Portugal, and Canada. 

Workshops

2018:  December
Visual Story Telling Workshop, St Paul Libraries, St. Paul, MN

2018:  August
Painting Workshop, Minnesota Camp, Alexandria, MN

2018: June, August, December
Nature Illustration Workshop, Farm Table Foundation, Amery, WI

2018: May
Nature Illustration Workshop, Creators Space, St. Paul, MN

2018: June, August, December
Nature Illustration Workshop, Farm Table Foundation, Amery, WI

2017: October
Illustration Demonstration, Kah Nee Tah, Lutsen, MN

2011-current: 
Illustration Workshops for Inverted Arts in Kenya, Dominican Republic, Minneapolis, MN, and Mexico