Erin Jane Nelson

Erin Jane Nelson | erinjanenelson [at]



b.1989 Lives and works in Atlanta, GA

Co-Director at Species (on hiatus)
Represented by: Chapter, NYC and DOCUMENT, Chicago




2011 Bachelors of Fine Arts, The Cooper Union School of Art, New York
2009 Visiting Student, Malmö Academy of Art, Sweden



2020 Chapter, NY (forthcoming)

2019 Her Deepness, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

2017 Psychopompopolis, Document Gallery, Chicago, IL
2015 Dylan, Hester, New York, NY

2015 Petrichor, Document Gallery, Chicago, IL

2012 Love’s Labor’s 1, Important Projects, Oakland, CA




Les Dandy des gadoues, La Galerie, Noisy-le-Sac (forthcoming)
Lararium, Deli Gallery, Queens
Joshua Nathanson| Erin Jane Nelson, Van Doren Waxter, New York
We burn our dreams to stay warm, CAPITAL, San Francisco


Photography Today: Public Private Relations, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Between the Waters, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Wading in a puddle, Motel, Brooklyn


Red Hills of Lardossa, Downs & Ross, New York

Topographical Drift, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago

Form Cannibalism, The Stable, Waregem, Belgium


Everyday War, Ashes/Ashes, curated by Keith Varardi, Los Angeles

ATLBNL: The Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center

default, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles

Spill Kit, Veronica, Seattle

Intensive Nesting, curated by Loreta Lamargase, Galerie Division, Montreal

Terms of Use, Columbia College, Chicago

Ready to Drop, Springsteen Gallery, Baltimore


Cabin Fever Creature, Centre for Style, Melbourne

System of a Down, Ellis King, Dublin

The Temple and The Parlor, Favorite Goods, Los Angeles

Umpawaug's Bloom, Kimberly Klark, Queens, NY
The Daily Show, Bureau, New York

Smokey’s Tassel, Bad Reputation, Los Angeles

100º City, City Limits, Oakland


d h c m r l c h t d j; organized by Lodos Gallery at Peregrine Program, Chicago

False Sense, 321 Gallery, Brooklyn

Psycho Semantic Addict Insane, organized by Important Projects at Interstate Projects, Brooklyn

That that is is that that is not is not is that it it is, Curated by Et Al at The Lab, San Francisco

Ever Y Thing Zen, organized by Important Projects at Jancar Jones Gallery, Los Angeles



2012 Artist in Residence, Real Time and Space, Oakland

2011 Fellowship at The Ox-bow School of Art and Artist Residency

2010 Vincent J. Mielcarek, Jr. Memorial Fund prize in Photography, The Cooper Union

2010 Elizabeth Kray Memorial Prize in Poetry, The Cooper Union



2014 Lollie, Penny Poems, Publication Studio, San Francisco

2012 Broon, Gottlund Verlag, USA