Jay Nelson – info

Jay Nelson
Born 1980, Los Angeles, CA
Lives in San Francisco, CA

Education

MFA, Bard College, 2008
BFA, California College of the Arts, 2004

Solo Exhibitions

2011
With Edits, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008
The Autonomous Zone, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
Double Blind, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006
Switchback, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Point of Origin, Lauryn Taylor Gallery, Carmel, CA

2005
In the Wake of a Comet, Kayo Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
Dreamhome, Needles and Pens, San Francisco, CA
When everything is clear This Ram will Be Me, Mama Buzz Café, Oakland, CA

2004
On Paper, Liminal Gallery, Oakland, CA

2003
Recent Work by J Nelson, CCA North Gallery, Oakland, CA

Group Exhibitions

2011
Sunset Circles, P.O.P Gallery, Los Angeles

2010
Zero01 San Jose Biennial, San Jose, CA

2009
Bellwether, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Hot and Cold Zine Final Release, Baer Ridgeway, San Francisco, CA
Mollusk, Space 15twenty, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Drawn Together, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
White Noise, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA

2007
New Work from Recent California College of the Arts Arts Graduates, Curated by Larry Rinder, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Biome, Link Art, San Francisco, CA
Happening, Milk Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
On The Road Again, Beat Culture Bush Era, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
West Coast Windows, Samson Projects, Boston, MA
Mostly SF, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
Habitrail, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

2005
Bay Area Bazaar, Pulliam Defenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR
Paper Awesome, Pigman Gallery. San Francisco, CA
Comfort, Mission17 Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Art Show, Playspace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Labyrinth, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA
Very Crucial Creations, Dalva, San Francisco, CA

2004
Mimi Bar Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Anti Depressants, SF Gallery, CCA, San Francisco, CA

2003
The Bend, Magnolia Gallery, Oakland, CA
Networks, CCA South Gallery, Oakland, CA

2002
SFARTS, Tapioca Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Site-Specific Sculptures

Treehouse, private property of Thomas Campbell, Santa Cruz, CA
Treehouse, private property of Larry Rinder, Ukiah, CA
Treehouse, Mollusk Surf Shop, San Francisco, CA
Treehouse, Needles and Pends, San Francisco, CA

Collections

Berkeley Art Museum

Curatorial

2005-2006
Curator of Mollusk Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Press

7×7 Magazine, Best of Home + Design, May 2011

CCA News, “Jay Nelson Carves Inner Space in Outer Sunset”, Simon Hodgson, May 3 2011

Readymade Magazine, Cover, February/March 2011

Artcards, “Jay Nelson at Triple Base”, Joel Dean, February 5, 2011

San Francisco Chronicle, “The Full Nelson at Triple Base”, Kenneth Baker, January 2011

KQED Arts, “Jay Nelson: With Edits”, Sandra Silvoy, January 16, 2011

Glance, “JB Blunk Residency”, Lindsey Westbrook, November 2010

Revolver, “Artist Profile: Jay Nelson”, August 17, 2010

Blue Magazine, “Jay Nelson”, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, September 2009

The New York Times Style Magazine, “Bump on a Log”, Carly Berwick, December 2008

The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Local Artist Feature, October 22-28, 2008

Flavorpill, Art: Pick of the Week, Isaac Amala, October 2008

The L Magazine, NADA Emerging Artist Page, August 6-19, 2008

The San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Double Blind”, Ava Jancar, September 2007

San Francisco Magazine, “Paradise Lost and Found”, Jaimal Yogis, April 2006

Press pages

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