Leslee Nelson

Professor of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Department of Art and the Department of Liberal Studies and the Arts

Office: 21 N Park St. 7th Floor
Madison, WI 53715
608-263-7814
E-mail: lnelson@dcs.wisc.edu
Fax: 608-262-1694

 

Photo of Leslee NelsonProfessor Nelson coordinates non-credit art classes in the Madison area for adults and teens on weekends and evenings. She is the Director of the Wisconsin Regional Art Program which provides exhibits and workshops for nonprofessional artists throughout Wisconsin.

She teaches professional practices for the art department of the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Information for Artists can be found at www.artisthelp.wisc.edu.

Professor Nelson makes embroidered Memory Cloths.

 

EDUCATION

The Banff Centre, School of Fine Arts, Alberta, Canada
MFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, Graphics
MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, Textile Design
BFA, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, Ceramics/Textile Arts

FELLOWSHIP/AWARDGathering Stillness, by Leslee Nelson. Textile installation

1983 and 2000- Wisconsin Arts Board, Artist Fellowship, Visual Arts 1995 - "GERALD A. BARTELL AWARD IN THE ARTS," University of Wisconsin-Madison

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

Spain, Japan, China, Russia, Indonesia, Scotland, India, France, Canada, and Germany

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Texas, California, New York, Iowa, Michigan, Alaska, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Tennessee, Arizona, New Jersey, Missouri, Ohio and Virginia

COLLECTIONS

Panama, Italy, Spain, Indonesia, United States

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Museum of Wisconsin Art

Wisconsin Regional Artists Association, Advisor to the Board of Director