1976 - 1977 New York University, Graduate Independent Study

1974 - 1977 University of Wisconsin, Master of Art

1970 -1974 Midland Lutheran College, Bachelor of Art




"Extinction - 2021"
Gallerium Art
Online Exhibit
14h Annual CVG Exhibit, 2021
Collective Visions Gallery
Bremerton, Washington
"Time Capsule", 2021
Pacific NW Photography Center
24th Annual Juried Exhibition
Seattle, Washington
"Americana", 2021
33 Contemporary Gallery
Chicago, Illinois
Jan Anders Nelson, Curator
13th Annual CVG Exhibit, 2020
Collective Visions Gallery
Bremerton, Washington
39th Annual National Juried Exhibition: "A Sense of Place"
Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Augusta, Georgia
"2019 Annual Opening Exhibition in Photography"
Salmagundi Club
47 Fifth Avenue
New York, N.Y.


"26th Annual Martime Art Exhibit"
Coos Art Museum 
Coos Bay, Oregon 2019
Honorable Mention
"Works on Paper"
Curated by Dr. Louis Machesano, Senior Curator of Drawings, Prints & Photographs, Philadelphia Museum of Art
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences
Loveladies, New Jersey 2019
"Men of Steel", Allan Gorman and Jan Anders Nelson
Nicole Longnecker Gallery
Houston, Texas 2019
"20 años, en 20x20"
Galería Artelibre - European Museum of Modern Art (MEAM)
Zaragoza - Barcelona 2019
"Art on Paper"
Site:Brooklyn Gallery
Rebecca Lax Juror
Brooklyn, New York
"Apertures - 2018"
Cultural Center of Cape Cod
South Yarmouh, Massachusetts
online exhibition:
"Ink + Print: West Coast Juried Printmaking Exhibition"
NIcole Pietrantoni, Juror
Coos Art Museum
Coos Bay, Oregon
"Black & White", 2018
311 Gallery
Raleigh, North Carolina
"The  Wills Creek Exhibition 2018"
Liza Key Strelka, Juror
Allegany Arts Council
Cumberland, Maryland
"Chronicles of a Future Foretold"
Dr. Samuel Peralta, Curator
33 Contemporary
Zhou B. Art Center
Chicago, Illinois
"2018 Open Annual SCNY Photography Show"
Salmagundi Club
47 Fifth Avenue
New York, N.Y.
"2018 Open Annual Painting & Sculpture Show"
Salmagundi Club
47 Fifth Avenue
New York, N.Y.
"Visions of Venus/Venus' Vision" 2018
Dr. Elaine Schmidt, Curator
Zhou B Art Center
Chicago, Illinois
"2018 Open Photography Exhibition"
Salmagundi Club
47 Fifth Avenue
New York, N.Y.
"13th Annual ARC Salon (2017-18)"
Art Renewal Center
"ArtPrize 2017"
Womens' City Club
Grand Rapids, Michigan
"Best of the Best" 2017
Juror:  Curlee Raven Holton, Executive Director, David C. Driskell Center
Pepco Edison Place Gallery & Art Impact USA
Washington, D.C.
"BRAND 45, 45th Annual National Exhibition of Works on Paper", 2017
Juror: Leslie Jones, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Brand Library and Art Center
"Works on Paper, 2017"
Long Beach Island Foundation for Art and Science
Juror: Jane Panetta, Associate Curator, Drawings, Whitney Museum of Art
Loveladies, New Jersey


"Modern Masters: A Look at Hyper_Realism" 2017

Arte Ponte Gallery

New York City, New York


7th Annual Microsoft Employee Art Exhibition, 2017

MS Art Collection


"Industrialism in the 21st Century" 2017

Curator, Jan Anders Nelson, Allan Gorman

Nicole Longnecker Gallery

Houston, Texas

Exhibit catalog

TVAA National Invitational 2016

Mesquite Arts Center

Dallas, Texas

Award for Excellence


Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series 2016

Treason Gallery

Seattle, Washington


Appleton Museum of Art

2016 Biennial:  Inspired Lines

Juror: Alison Ferris, senior curator,Des Moines Art Center

Ocala, Florida


6th Annual Microsoft Employee Art Exhibit, 2016

MS Art Collection

Sanchez Art Center

2016 Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition

Juror: Cathy Kimball, Executive Director and Chief Curator, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

Pacifica, California


JF Gallery

5th Annual Juried Competition, 2016

West Palm Beach, Florida


Colored Pencil Society

Explore This! 12, 2016 Invitational

Online  exhibition


Conroe Art League

2016 Invitational

Conroe, Texas


Gallery 114 

Winter 2016 National

Portland, Oregon


New Hampshire Institute of Art

2015 Biennial

Juror: Sarah Montross, Associate Curator, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

Manchester, New Hampshire, 2015


Post ArtPrize 7 Exhibit, Frames Unlimited
Grand Rapids, Michigan 2015

ArtPrize 7, Collins Art Gallery, GRCC
Grand Rapids, Michigan

2015 Bellingham National Art Exhibition - Salon des Refusés
Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, Washington

First Annual “At the Walker” - First Place prize - 2D
The Walker Art Gallery, Garnett, Kansas, 2015
(Video of the juror's critical review "At the Walker" exhibition:

Fifth Annual Microsoft Employee Art Exhibit
MS Art Collection 2015

Fourth Annual Microsoft Employee Art Exhibit
MS Art Collection 2013

First Annual Microsoft Employee Art Exhibit
MS Art Collection 2010


Claustrophilia - Group show

Capital Hill Arts Center

Seattle, Washington 2004


Tacoma Community College

Solo Exhibition

Tacoma, Washington, 1978


Combined Faculty Art Exhibition  

University of Puget Sound Tacoma, Washinton,  1978


Mostly Paint Group Show

State Street Gallery

Madison, Wisconsin, 1977


M. A. Solo Exhibition

Gallery 7

University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin, 1977

Davidson National Print & Drawing Competition

Juror: Marcia Tucker, Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Whitney Museum of American Art
Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina 1976

9th Dulin National Print & Drawing Exhibition
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee 1975

Drawings USA

Juror: Janet Fish, Artist
Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, Minnesota 1975

13th Midwest Biennial,
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska 1974


Publications, Articles, Interviews



33 Contemporary Gallery

Chicago, IL

Jan Anders Nelson, Curator


"What is a Drawing? Part Seven" Ann Landi, Vasari21,  May 22, 2020 


"Go Wild" Poets & Artists Issue #103, curated by Conor Walton

June 7th, 2019


"First Encounters: The art that made artists want to be artists", Ann Landi, Vasari21, January 14th, 2019


"International Realism: 13th International ARC Salon Catalog"


"Anything but the Figure" Poets & Artists, Issue #98


September, 2018 


"Visions of Venus. Venus' Vision" Poets & Artists, Issue #92

February, 2018


"Hyperrealism Magazine", Issue #2

March 21, 2018 


"Signs of the Times: Part Two"

Ann Landi, January 22, 2018 


"Visions of Venus/Venus's Vision", Huffington Post

 Daniel Maidman, January 8th 2018


"The New Feminists", Poets & Artists, Issue #84

May, 2017


"Industrialism in the 21st Century", Houston Press


"The Male Muse", Huffington Post

Daniel Maidman, January 29, 2017


"The Male Muse", Poets & Artists, Issue #82

February, 2017


"Rust and Oil"

American Art Collector, February, 2017


"Artist - Uninterrupted" An Interview with Artist Jan Anders Nelson

Brenda Haroutunian


"Interview: Jan Anders Nelson"

CreativeRoom4Talk Summer 2016 Issue


"Will We Ever Learn?"

Kelly Richmond-Abdou




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