Brittany Nelson

Visual Arts, 2015

Brittany Nelson works with 19th century photographic chemistry techniques by altering their traditional usage to create artifacts that speak about the future. She received her MFA in photography from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, and her BA in photography from Montana State University. Current and upcoming solo exhibitions include Morgan Lehman Gallery (New York, NY), VOLTA (New York, NY), PATRON Gallery (Chicago, IL), and David Klein Gallery (Detroit, MI), Sadie Halie Projects (Minneapolis, MN) as well as group exhibitions at BAM, The Cranbrook Art Museum, and the Houston Center for Photography. She was awarded the Fish/Pearce Award for excellence in process-based work from The Print Center, Philadelphia and her work has been featured in The New Yorker, WIRED, Musée Magazine, Collector Daily, and Art F City.

Awards and Accomplishments

2016: Teton Art Lab - artist in residence

2016: Solo exhibition, Morgan Lehman Gallery, "The Year I Make Contact," New York, NY, 2016

2016: Solo exhibition, Patron Gallery, "Controller", Chicago, IL

2016: Brooklyn Academy of Music, group exhibition, "New Waves," Brooklyn, NY, October 2016