Catherine Nelson: Curriculum Vitae


2018 Tulane University Freeman School of Business / MBA 

2010 Maryland Institute College of Art / Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Studio Art

2009 Duke University / BA in Visual Arts & Art History, Spanish / Distinctions in Fine Arts

2007 Pontifica Universidad Católica, Santiago, Chile / Study Abroad / Fine Arts

Awards, Honors, Scholarships, Fellowships, Residencies

2017 Presidential Scholarship, Objects and Built Structures, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, CO

2016 Aldrich Fellow, Tulane University Freeman School of Business, New Orleans, LA

2016 Resident Artist, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2016 Studio Workspace Residency, Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY

2011 Louisiana Public Broadcasting Board as Patrons Adopted Artist

2010 Fob Holder Resident, Second State Press, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Merit-Based Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Art

2009 Graduation with Distinction in Visual Arts, Duke University

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2018 A Tussle with the Genus Loci (Catherine Nelson), Book Club Gallery, New Orleans

2017 Illuminate (Catherine Nelson and Miro Hoffman), Courtyard Brewery, New Orleans

2015 Place/Process (Catherine Nelson and Andrea Krupp), Jurors: Justin Staller, Cindi Ettinger, Print and Picture Collection, The Free Library of Philadelphia

2015 Catherine Nelson: Cyanotypes, Philadelphia Resource Exchange, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Something Wrong: A Tour of Louisiana Debutante Culture (Catherine Nelson), Smith Warehouse, Duke University, Durham, NC

Select Group Exhibitions and Portfolios

2018 Loss and Lucidity (Curated by Diana Ali), SANTORASPACE205, Santa Ana, California

Table of Contents: Margaret Parsons, Kate Skakel, April Bachtel, Catherine Nelson, Book Club Gallery, New Orleans

2017 Permeable Boundaries (Curated by Harleigh Shaw), Zeitgeist, New Orleans

2017 Southern Abstraction, Where Y'art Gallery, New Orleans

2016 SPOKE Magazine Presents Outbound: mobility, community and the future, Moto Design, Philadelphia

2016 Io Féte: Light-Based Artwork with Miro Hoffman and Milissa Orzolek, Corridor Studios, New Orleans

New Orleans Comic and Zine Festival, New Orleans Public Library

Structures and Stories, Artmobile, Buck's County Community College, PA

2014 Philalalia, Book and Poetry Fair, Temple University, Philadelphia

Engagement and Entrapment (Curated by Diana Ali), Binyamina Gallery, Tel Aviv

Reflessi Della Materia, Curated by Alessandro Fornaci, Philobiblon Gallery, Rome

La Mente Artistica, Curated by Carmine Perito, Egyptian Embassy, Rome

Second State, Second Edition, Metropolitan Gallery 250, Philadelphia, PA

2012 One Night, Circolo Degli Artisti, Rome

Monoprints and Andrew Weathers, minicine?, Shreveport, LA

Artport, Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, LA

City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Annual Winter Exhibition, Icebox Project Space, Crane Building, Philadelphia

2011 Salon des Refuses, Curated by Emily Morrison, Trouser House, New Orleans

4th Annual Print Exchange, AS220, Providence, RI

Fobulous, Second State Press, Philadelphia

2010 Louisiana Public Broadcasting Juried Exhibition, Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge

Second State Press Grand Opening, Crane Arts Building, Philadelphia

Maryland Institute College of Art Commencement Exhibition, MICA, Baltimore

Momentum, Fox 2 Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Public Collections

Women's Studio Workshop

Print and Picture Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia

New Orleans Community Printshop Zine Library, Little Berlin Zine Library

Selected Professional Experience, Lectures, Workshops and Demos 

Cofounder, Book Club Gallery, New Orleans (2018)

Fabrication Assistant, Music Box Theater, New Orleans Airlift (2017)

Visual MashUp Presenter, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans (2016)

Resident Artist Presenter, Women's Studio Workshop (2016)

Fabrication Assistant, Meow Wolf House of Eternal Return, Santa Fe (2015)

Experimental Cyanotypes (workshop), Resource Exchange, Philadelphia (2015)

Fabrication Team, Dennis McNett Residency, Shreveport, LA (2015)

Fabrication Assistant & Puppeteer, Wayne White Giant Puppet Parade, Shreveport, LA (2014)

Marbling workshop, Freire Charter School, Philadelphia

Bookbinding Workshop, Freire Charter School, Philadelphia, PA

Studio Assistant, Bella Forte Bookbinding and Letterpress, Philadelphia

Studio Assistant, Gibbs Connors, Sign Painter, Philadelphia

Silence & Creativity (workshop), Upward Bound, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Studio Assistant, Glendalys Medina and Stephanie Lindquist, American Academy, Rome

Fabrication Assistant, Nick Cave's Let's C, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia

Summer Intern, Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program, Washington, DC

Selected Teaching Experience

2015 Substitute Teaching Artist, KidSmART, New Orleans

2012 TA, Printmaking, Temple University, Rome

2011 Lead Teaching Artist, City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program

2010 Lead Teaching Artist, Beam Camp, Strafford, NH and Brooklyn, NY

2009 Teaching Intern, Intro to Printmaking, Advanced Drawing, MICA, Baltimore

Languages: Spanish, Italian