Richard-Jonathan Nelson 


2015-2017 Master of Fine Arts, focused in Textiles, California College of the Arts, 

San Francisco, CA 

2009-2011 Georgia State University, Focus in Textiles, Atlanta, GA 

Solo Exhibitions 

2018 Anastatica, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA 

2018 TBA, International Art Museum of America, San Francisco , Ca 

2014 Cassandra and Witches love you too, Jewish Educational Alliance, Savannah, GA 


Two Person Exhibitions 


2018 Deep Horizon , Embark Gallery, San Francisco , CA 


Selected Group Exhibitions 




Stitch Fetish, Hive Gallery, Los Angeles 

Orium 2, Aggregate Space Gallery, San Francisco,CA

Great Worry or Great Freedom, Headlands Center for the Arts, 


· Editions, Borderline Art Collective, San Francisco, CA 

· Flat File Fundraiser, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

· Out Of Body PS8 Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

· Transformed, Borderline Art Collective, San Francisco, CA 

· Jurors’ Choice/Nave Commission, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA 

· M.F.A Thesis Show, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA 

· Teenage Dream, Startup Fair, San Francisco, CA 

· MFA Now, Root Division, San Francisco, CA 

· Hold, 5/5 Collective, San Francisco, CA 

· Sooner Or Later, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA 

· Get Lost, Embark Gallery, San Francisco, CA 


· After Echoes, Ctrl + Shift, San Francisco, CA 

· Two artist one room, Hubbell Street Galleries, San Francisco, CA 

· Daydreamers 2, Quality Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

· #CCATEXTSTYlING, College Avenue Galleries, San Francisco, CA 




· Outside Ourselves, Ourselves Outside, Border Line, San Francisco, CA 



2018 Methods of Act(ng)on: CCA Alumnx Residency Open Studio 


2017 Headlands center for the Arts Graduate Fellow 


2017 AICAD Fellowship nominee 


2016 Barclay Simpson award nominee 


2015 Byron Meyer Scholarship 

Professional Experience 




· Assistant, Mario Pires Cordeiro 


· Assistant, Pamela Joyner- Giuffrida Collection 


· Assistant, Spirited Calligraphy - Performance and installation 

· Gsu Textile studio assistant 

· Arrowmont school of the arts and crafts, Studio assistant to Alice Schlein 

Teaching Experiences 


2016 Teaching assistant, Tali Weinberg, California College of the Arts 


2014 Savannah Clayspot