Nationality

American

Artist Dates

b. 1925

Title of Work

Light-Gun Salute

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Date of Work

1983

Medium

Print, collage

Edition #

54:75

Signature

Lower right

Height

15"

Width

22"

Collection/Provenance

Art & Design Study Collection, Centennial Print Portfolio

Status

Stored: Print Box D

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Artist Bio

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.

Additional Information

UND Centennial Print Portfolio 1983

A set of eleven prints was produced to commemorate UND's Centennial. Joining ten UND Visual Art's faculty was a former UND professor and Art Department Chair, Robert A. Nelson. The Centennial Print Portfolio was published in an edition of 75, plus twelve artist's proofs.

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