Amy Nelson, MFA

Amy Nelson, MFA

Amy Nelson

402-280-2510
amynelson@creighton.edu


"21st Century Women's SuffRage: Vision 2020", porcelain, 2011

Biography

Amy Nelson is active in the Omaha Arts community. She is a member of Finding A Voice, a community partnership organization sponsored by the Siena Francis House Homeless Shelter and a Mentor in the Joslynís Kent Bellows Mentoring Program for young artists. Nelson was honored Aug. 3 as the 2015 Midlands Mentoring Partnership (MMP) Mentor of the Year. Amy has exhibited her work in numerous exhibitions across the US and been an Artist in Residence at the Watershed Center for Ceramic Art in Newcastle, Maine and The Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. Amy has given lectures, demonstrations and hosted workshops on the American Craft Movement and the role art plays in civic engagement. Amy received her BFA from Creighton University in 1997 and her MFA from East Carolina University School of Art & Design in 2002. Currently Amy is an Associate Professor of Fine Art at Creighton University, teaching courses in Ceramics and Art and Civic Engagement.