Brittany Nelson

Brittany Nelson (born 1984 in Great Falls, Montana, USA, lives and works in Richmond, Virginia) works with 19th century photographic chemistry techniques to address themes of feminist a science fiction and queer abstraction. She received her MFA in photography from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, and her Bachelor of Arts from Montana State University. She is the recipient of a 2015 Creative Capital Grant in Visual Arts and a Theo Westenberger Foundation Grant for advancing women in the arts. She has previously exhibited at The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (Detroit, MI), The Brooklyn Academy of Music (New York, NY), The Cranbrook Art Museum (Bloomfield Hills, MI), The Newcomb Art Museum (New Orleans, LA), Patron Gallery (Chicago, IL), Morgan Lehman (New York, NY), Harnett Museum of Art (Richmond, VA), The International Print Center (New York NY), among many others. Nelson was a 2017 artist in residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts (San Francisco, CA) and the recipient of the Fish/Pearce Award for process-based work from the Print Center (Philadelphia, PA). Her work has been featured in publications such as Art In America, Frieze, The New Yorker, Collector Daily, and Aesthetica.

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Brittany Nelson - Out of the Everywhere
English edition
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
Monograph dedicated to artist Brittany Nelson, who appropriates techniques from 19th century photography to create works of feminist science fiction and queer abstraction.

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