Kelli Nelson
Adjunct Faculty
BFA, University of North Dakota
MFA, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Kelli Nelson is a Minneapolis-based painter and educator. Her work explores contemporary lyrical abstraction as a means of inquiry and contemplation.

Nelson has taught drawing, painting, and figure drawing workshops at the Minnetonka Center for the Arts. She trained and worked as a volunteer for the Art Adventure program through the Minneapolis Institute of Art to introduce children K-6 to works of art from various cultures around the world.

Nelson's work is in numerous private collections, the University of North Dakota Permanent Art Collection, and she is currently represented by Ecce Art Gallery.