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Anne C. Nelson Professor of Practice Newcomb Art Department Tulane University

Anne C. Nelson

Professor of Practice, Painting
Director of Graduate Studies in Studio Art
112 Woldenberg Art Center


MFA, Tulane University, Painting and Drawing
BA, Bethel University, Studio Art


Anne Nelson graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Bethel University in 2009. She received her Master of Fine Arts in Painting from Tulane University in 2013. Exhibiting regionally, nationally and internationally, Nelson is represented by Cole Pratt Gallery and is a founding member of Staple Goods Gallery and Collective. In 2018 she received a Lavin Bernick Faculty Research Grant, and in spring 2017 she was a Joan Mitchell Center Artist in Residence. Past residencies include the Ragdale Foundation Artist Residency, St Roch Community Church Artist Residency, and the Anderson Center at Tower, supported by the Jerome Foundation. Her work can be viewed at

Breath Flattened
Anne C. Nelson. Bader Ginsberg and Scalia. 2016. Oil on canvas. 30x48
Anne C. Nelson. Warm; insular. 2016. Oil on canvas. 39x32