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Brittany Nelson
Assistant Professor of Photography
Profile

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

Conjectures In A Related Field, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

Monuments To The Conquerors of Space (II), College of William and Mary, Andrews Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

2016

Alternative Process, David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI

Monuments To The Conquerors of Space, Sadie Halie Projects, Minneapolis, MN

Controller, PATRON Gallery, Chicago, IL

VOLTA Art Fair, with Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

The Year I Make Contact, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

2013

Science, David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Unfamiliar Again: Contemporary Women Abstractionists, Newcomb Art Musuem, New Orleans, LA

AIPAD, Association of International Photography Art Dealers Fair, with Morgan Lehman, New York, NY

Elements, True/False Film Festival with Sager Braudis Gallery, Columbia, MO

2016

New Photography, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY,

Surface of Things, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

Art Miami, with David Klein Gallery, Miami, FL

Rock Candy, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

Cabin Fever, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2015

Pulse Miami, Miami Beach, FL, December

Art Miami, with David Klein Gallery, Miami, FL, December

Cranbrook Salon, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

First Show, David Klein Gallery, Detroit, MI

Old School / New Rules, Iridian Gallery, Richmond, VA

Dog Days, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

Unbound!, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA

Old School / New Rules, Capital One Gallery, Richmond, VA

Cabin Fever, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

2014

Art Miami Fair, with David Klein Gallery, Miami, FL

Breaking Ground: Survey of Contemporary Photography, Andrews Gallery, Williamsburg, VA

David Klein Gallery, Group Exhibition, Detroit, MI

From The Collection, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM,

Downtown Fair, with David Klein Gallery, New York, NY

35 Candles, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA

Ficciones Typografika, Curated by Erik Brandt, Minneapolis, MN

David Klein Gallery, Group Exhibition with Liz Cohen and Betty Woodman, Detroit, MI

2013

Art Miami, with David Klein Gallery, Miami, FL

2012

Art Miami Fair, Miami, FL,

Art Platform Los Angeles, with David Klein Gallery

Visweek, Data Visualization Conference, Sheraton Seattle, Seattle, WA

Modular 22, 22 Gallery, Chicago, IL

College of Visual Arts, Faculty Exhibition, St Paul, MN

Cranbrook Art Museum + Cranbrook Science Museum,

Light and Color, traveling exhibition, Detroit, MI

The Print Center, online exhibition, Philadelphia, PA

Collections

Nasher Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC

Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA

Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

Fidelity Corporate Collection, New York, NY

Candela Gallery Collection, Richmond, VA

Grants and Fellowships

2015: Creative Capital Foundation, Awardee in Visual Arts, NYC

2016: Theo Westenberger Foundation, New York, NY

Awards

Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist In Residence, San Francisco, CA, October 2017

Teton Art Lab, Artist In Residence, Jackson, WY, July 2016

Phoenix Art Museum, Stacy Zuber Photography Award, Juror’s Choice Honorable Mention, Phoenix, AZ, 2015

The Print Center, Fish/Pearce Prize for excellence in process based work, Philadelphia, PA

Minneapolis Institute of Art + Site Santa Fe, Collector’s Tour, Minneapolis, MN, 2013

Minneapolis College of Art + Design, Faculty Grant, 2013

Vermont Studio Center, Artist in Residence, Johnson, VT, July 2012

Cranbrook Art Museum + Cranbrook Science Museum, commissioned work, Bloomfield Hills, MI

The Print Center, 86th International Competition, Philadelphia, PA (juror Jennifer Blessing, Curator, Guggenheim)

Presentations

SUNY New Paltz, Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture Series, New Paltz, NY, February 2017

College of William and Mary, Artist Lecture, Williamsburg, VA, Februrary 2017

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Visting Artist Lecture Series, Department of Media Arts, Minneapolis, September 2017

Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Alternative Process, Creative Capital Artist Retreat, Troy, NY, July 2016

Parsons, The New School, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Master of Fine Arts Program, Photography, New York, NY, June 2016

Teton ArtLab, Science Fiction, Jackson, WY, July 2016

Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Science Fiction, Las Vegas, NV, 2016

Virginia Commonwealth University, The Year I Make Contact, Department of Art Foundations, Richmond, VA, February 2016

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Visiting Artist, Masters Program, Photography, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2015

Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Alternative Process, Creative Capital Artist Retreat, 2015

Society for Photographic Education, Southeast Regional Conference, Science, Greenville, NC, 2014

New Mexico State University, Stuff I Hate, Department of Art, Las Cruces, NV, 2014

College of Visual Arts, Mordancage, Department of Photography, St. Paul, MN 2012

Education
M.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art 2011
Photography
B.A., Montana State University 2007
Photography
Contact Information
116 Visual Arts Building
(804) 662-3397
Areas of Expertise
Photography
Contemporary Art
Contemporary Art Theory