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R Kenton Nelson

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A.k.a.:  Kenton Nelson.   9 auction records.   1 upcoming.  
R. Kenton Nelson (Born 1954) is active/lives in California.  R Nelson is known for Mod genre, precisionist landscape.

The following biography is from the artist's web site (12/2000) www.rkentonnelson.com

Kenton Nelson was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. He attended Long Beach State University, then the Otis Parsons Art Institute, and for the last 25 years has been operating a visual art studio in Pasadena. He has been on the faculty of the Otis Parsons Art Institute in Los Angeles and the Academy of Art in San Francisco.

Appreciating direct visual communication, Nelson focuses on images engaging, immediate, and explicit. Along with his experience, he traces his interest in painting back to his great uncle, Roberto Montenegro, renowned Mexican muralist and modernist.

Nelson says of his own murals, "I try to paint in a straightforward but compelling style . . . the colors rich, the figures bold, and recognizable. I depict contemporary scenes, with heroic imagery of strong, capable, and confident people, in a timeless, decorative style." These qualities have their origins i   ...  [Displaying 1000 of 3505 characters.]  Artist bio

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Similar artists

.  There are 1 similar (related) artists for R Kenton Nelson available:    Frederic Remington

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Facts about R Kenton Nelson

   R. Kenton Nelson  Born:  1954 - Los Angeles, California
Known for:  Mod genre, precisionist landscape
Name variants:  Kenton Nelson

The following biography is from the artist's web site (12/2000) www.rkentonnelson.com

Kenton Nelson was born and raised in the Los Angeles area. He attended Long Beach State University, then the Otis Parsons Art Institute, and for the last 25 years has been operating a visual art studio in Pasadena. He has been on the faculty of the Otis Parsons Art Institute in Los Angeles and the Academy of Art in San Francisco.

Appreciating direct visual communication, Nelson focuses on images engaging, immediate, and explicit. Along with his experience, he traces his interest in painting back to his great uncle, Roberto Montenegro, renowned Mexican muralist and modernist.

Nelson says of his own murals, "I try to paint in a straight  ...  Displaying 750 of 3505 characters.

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