b.  Ft. Collins, Colorado

1993 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Utah

1987-1989  Colegio Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain

Director of Artists in Residence at Governors Island, NYC,

Selected Exhibitions

2018 Ephemeral (curated by Beautiful Bizarre Magazine),  Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco

2018 Summerfriends, Three-person show, Forage Space, Narrowsburg, NY

2018 The Molskine Project, Spoke Art, NYC

2018 Littletopia/LA Art Show featured artist with Red Truck Gallery of New Orleans

2018 Music Box III Group Exhibition at Haven Gallery, North Port, NY

2018 Sol Invictus: Interregnum Group Exhibition at Green Kill Gallery, Kingston, NY

2017  Flower Child Group Exhibition, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco

2017  Fruition Trekell Curated Group Show at Artists Republic Gallery, Anaheim, CA

2017 Group Exhibition at Red Truck Gallery, New Orleans

2017  Hearts Blood: Beautiful Bizarre Magazine Curated Show at Haven Gallery, Long Island, NY

2017 Loved to Death Group Exhibition at Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco    

2017 Cryptotweens, Find My Friends, Solo Exhibition,  Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles

2016 Wanderlust Group Exhibition,  Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco

2016 The Polygon Project, Curated by Laura Kennedy,  Sidespace Gallery, Tasmania, Australia

2016 #Cryptotweens, 4heads Governors Island Art Fair, NYC

2016 Crime on Canvas Group Exhibition at Life is Beautiful Festival, Curated by Jessicka Addams and Jay Nailor, Las Vegas

2016 Corey Helford Gallery 10th Anniversary Group Exhibition, LA

2016 Cryptotweens Are Like, Solo Exhibition, Corey Helford Gallery, LA

2015 Dark Alice, Alice and Beanstalks Gallery, Tokyo

2015  Magica Sexualis, Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn

2015  Scope Art Fair, Miami, with Aha Gallery, NYC

2015  Holiday Exhibition, Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

2015  Coming of Age, solo exhibition, Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn

2015   Tiny Trifecta curated by Tara McPherson for the Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn

2015  Art Collectors Starter Kit Group exhibit at Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles

2015  Dreamlands Group exhibit curated by Caro Buerman for Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles

2015  Delusion Animals group exhibit curated by Tokyo Jesus and Eimi Takano for Alice and Beanstalks Gallery, Tokyo

2015  Storybook group exhibit curated by Michael Cuffe for Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco

2014  Salonukah! group exhibit curated by Anthony Tino for Endless Editions at Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn

2014  Beasticon: Monstrous Art by Uncaged Creatures curated by Lori Nelson and Antony Zito, Mark Miller Gallery, NYC

2014  Scope Art Fair, Miami with AHA Gallery, Miami

2014  Small Wonders at Arch Enemy Arts, Philidelphia 

2014  Halloween Show at Auguste Clown Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2014  Live Painting at New York Comic Con with Tara McPherson, Tina Lugo, Hikari Shimoda, So Youn Lee with Cotton Candy Machine, NYC

2014  Distortion, curated by Evan Venegas, Luna Rienne Gallery, San Francisco

2014  Tiny Trifecta, curated by Tara McPherson, Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY

2014  That Which Does Not Kill You, three-person show with Jessicka Addams and Lindsey Way, Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY

2014  Scope Art Fair, Miami, with Arcilesi/Homberg Fine Art, NYC

2014  du weißt, ich liebe das Leben, curated by Jonny Star, Berlin/NYC

2013  Beasticon, Co-curated with Antony Zito for Mark Miller Gallery, Lower East Side, NYC, 

2013  Scope Art Fair, Miami, with Arcilesi/Homberg Fine Art, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Salonukah, Gallery Artists Exhibition, Recession Arts, Brooklyn, NY

2013  Face Time, Portraiture Now, Group Exhibition, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Ransom, Group Exhibition, Brooklyn Wayfarers, Bushwick, NY

2013 Bigger: Not Always Better, Gallery Artists Exhibition, Arcilesi/Homberg Fine Art, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Reflections and Recollections, Group Exhibition, Rabbithole Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY

2013 ^Enlightenment, Group Exhibition, Outlet Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Tiny Trifecta, Group Exhibition curated by Tara McPherson, Cotton Candy Machine, Williamsburg, Brooklyn

2013 Next Generation, Solo Exhibition with Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Exhibiting artist with Recession Art, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Scope Art Fair, NYC with Arcilessi Homberg Gallery, NYC

2013 Fountain Art Fair, NYC with Arcilessi Homberg Gallery, NYC

2013 Playtime, Invited artist, with Urban Arts & Media Organisation, Munich, Germany

2013 Postcards From the Edge, participant, with Visual Aids, Chelsea NY

2013 Stuck, Pop-up group exhibition with AHA Gallery, Chelsea, NY

2012 Fountain Art Fair, with AHA Gallery, Miami
2012 Bengenhungen no. 9, exhibiting artist, Chemnitz, Germany
2012 Coverage, Solo Exhibition, AHA Gallery, DUMBO, Brooklyn
2012 Solo Exhibition, Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City
2012 Residency: Governors Island, The Four Heads, NYC
2012 Recess, DUMBO, FAFA Gallery
2012 Artists Residency, Governors Island, NYC with 4Heads
2012 Dual Exhibition, Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City
2012 Capital Offense, Beacon Arts, Los Angeles
2012 Fountain Art Fair, NYC, Francesca Arcilessi Fine Art
2012 Wanna Piece?, NYC, Francesca Arcilessi Fine Art
2012 In the End a Good Story Is All That Remains, curated by NY art critic Ed Rubin for Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto
2011 Fountain Art Fair, Francesca Arcilessi Fine Art, Miami
2011 Occupy the Walls, A/C Institute, curated by Jeff Wright, Holly Anderson, NYC
2011 How Are You!?, public art project with The Work Office and Times Square Alliance
2011 Govenors Island Art Fair, 4Heads, selected installation artist
2011 Take Me Home, Francesca Arcilessi Fine Art, NYC
2011 Chat Room, Group Exhibit, BRIC Arts, Brooklyn
2010 15 Citizens in 30 Days, Solo Project in conjunction with Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
2010 The Work Office, Group Exhibit, Lower Manhattan, NYC
2010 Point, Group Exhibit curated by Radar Curatorial, Sweet Lorraine Gallery, Red Hook, Brooklyn
2010 Works Progress, Featured Artist, Recession Arts, NYC
2010 My Favorite Heartbreak, Solo Exhibit, Urban Alchemist, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Red Dot, Miami with Francesca Arcilesi Fine Art, NYC
2009 Two-Person exhibit, Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
2009 300 Plates Invitational, VSA Gallery, Salt Lake City
2009 No Money, No Problems, Recession Arts, Brooklyn
2009 Be a Doll, Group Exhibit, Estel Gallery, Nashville, TN
2009 Urban Gardens, Broadway Gallery, NYC
2008 Failure, Group Exhibit, The Lab at Belmar, Denver, CO
2008 Small Works, Washington Sq. E. Galleries, NYC
2007 Solo Exhibit, Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
2007 Small Works, Curated by Jim Kempner, Washington Sq. East Galleries, NYC
2006 Far From Home, Group Exhibit, Brooklyn Artists’ Gym, Brooklyn
2006 Brooklyn 3rd Wave, Group Exhibit, Brooklyn Arts Council, Brooklyn
2006 Juxtaposition I, Group Exhibit, Berkley Art Center, Denver, CO
2006 New American Talent, Group Exhibit, Curated by Aimee Chang, Arthouse Gallery, Austin, TX
2006 Small Works, Group Exhibit, Curated by Jack Shainman, Washington Sq. East Galleries, NYC

Selected Publications and Honors

2016 Monsa Publications, Cool Painting, 10-page Spread

2015 Hi Fructose, Lori Nelson’s “Coming of Age” and Moki’s “No Place Like Home”

2015 DisInfo, Lori Nelson: Are You There, God? It’s Me, Monster.

2015 Brooklyn Papers, Gilmore ghouls: Slope artist imagines awkward teens as literal monsters

2014 Beautiful BizarreLori Nelson's World Of Werewolves, Scaly Teens, Floating Squirrels And Smartphones

2015 Huffington PostMagica Sexualis: Your Quick And Dirty Guide To The Erotic Occult

2014 Bust Magazine Fall In Love With Three Girl Power Artists This Month,

2013 “Pluck of the Draw”, March 31, by Lore Croghan, NY Daily News

2013 “The Best of Fountain Art Fair”, 2013, by Leslie Koch, Downtown Traveler
2010 International Drawing Annual, 5, featured
2010 NY Arts, Featured, “Complex But Not Complicated”, by Edward Rubin
2010 Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn, “Park Slope 100 for 2010”, featured artist
2010 Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn Memoirathon, featured guest artist
2010 Manifest International Drawing Annual Exhibition in Print: featured artist
2010 featured artist
2010 Media Elites online news publication, principal illustrator
2010 NPR’s Planet Money, “Share Your Recession Story”, Featuring “A Hundred Little Recession Stories” plaque project
2009 Central City Opera Company, featured illustrator of program season
2009 Foliolink online portfolio designer: featured artist