Brittany Nelson (b. 1984, Great Falls, MT) is a visual artist who explores science fiction and space exploration to address themes of loneliness, isolation, and distance within the queer community. Her work has been exhibited at Le CAP - Centre d’art Saint Fons (Lyon, France), Fotogalleriet (Oslo, Norway), Die Ecke (Santiago, Chile), Sonnenstube (Lugano, Switzerland), Bonniers Konsthall (Stockholm, Sweden), The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (Detroit, MI), The Brooklyn Academy of Music (New York, NY), The Cranbrook Art Museum (Bloomfield Hills, MI), The Newcomb Art Museum (New Orleans, LA), International Print Center (New York, NY) among many others. She is the recipient of a Creative Capital Foundation Grant in Visual Arts and her work has been featured in publications such as Art in America, Frieze, and The New Yorker. She is an Associate Professor of Photography at the University of Richmond.
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