Nationality

American

Artist Dates

b. 1925

Title of Work

Unknown

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Medium

Oil on canvas

Signature

No

Height

48 5/8" (framed)

Width

53 1/2" (framed)

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection

Status

Displayed: Fourth floor, next to Pathology

Location

School of Medicine & Health Sciences Building

Additional Information

Nationally recognized as a painter, sculptor, and printmaker, Robert A. Nelson received his BFA and MFA at the Chicago Art Institute, and his EdD from New York University. Teaching at UND from 1960 to 1972, he also served as Art Department Chair. Nelson later taught at Cleveland State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Millersville University. His works are found in numerous museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Seattle Art Museum, the Walker Art Center, and the Smithsonian Institution.

Plaque in Repoistory Reads:

THIS PAINTING BY ROBERT A. NELSON

UND ART DEPT. CHAIRMAN (1956-1971)

WAS PURCHASED IN APRIL 1988

BY THE UND ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

THE PROCEEDS OF WHICH WERE DONATED

TO THE FLORENCE SCHMIDT CLIFFORD

MUSIC SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT

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