University of Hertfordshire

Professor Simeon Nelson FRSA, FRGS, ARBS

Simeon Nelson

Professor Simeon Nelson FRSA, FRGS, ARBS

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University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom


Simeon Nelson is a sculptor, new media and interdisciplinary artist interested in convergences between science, religion and art, complexity theory and relationships between art, architecture urban sites and the natural world.

After establishing himself as an artist in Australia and Asia in the 1990s, he moved to London in 2001 and is currently working on projects in Australia, Europe and the UK. He was a Finalist in the National Gallery of Australia’s National Sculpture Prize in 2005 and a Finalist in the 2003 Jerwood Sculpture Prize. Passages, a monograph on his work was published by The University of New South Wales Press, Sydney in 2000.

He has received arts council grants in Australia and the UK, Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowships, Wellcome Trust and Leverhulme Trust funding. In 1997 he was the Australian representative to the IX Triennial India, New Delhi. His work is held in the collections of the Art/Omi Foundation, New York, the Jerwood Foundation, London, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne and the Cass Sculpture Foundation, UK. . His work is held in public collections in Australia and the UK. He is professor of sculpture at the University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

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