Resume

Madison Jeanette Nelson

Sculptor, Fiber, & Installation Artist.

Education 

Fall 2022 – Spring 2024

MFA, Fiber and Material Studies, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Fall 2016 – Fall 2021 

BFA, Sculpture, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Professional Experience 

Spring 2023

Teaching Assistant, Advanced Print, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Writing Center Assistant, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Fall 2022

Teaching Assistant, Dimensional Forms, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Spring 2021 – Spring 2022

Teaching Assistant, Sculpture, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Spring 2021 – Spring 2022 

Teaching Assistant, Fibers, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX 

Spring 2021- Spring 2022

Artist Assistant, Caprice Pierucci, Austin, TX

Fall 2020 – Spring 2022

Sculpture Studio Technician, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Summer 2021 

Artist Assistant, Bethany Johnson, Austin, TX

Fall 2019 – Spring 2020 

Instructor Assistant, Metal Working, Bronze Casting, and WoodWorking, The Contemporary Austin Art School At Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX 

Exhibitions

2022, 101, Base Space, School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2021, Synthesize Within, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Texas State Galleries, San Marcos, TX

2021, Material Cycle, HWD Gallery at Texas State, San Marcos, TX

2021, Blueberry Nights, Brick at Blue Star Arts Complex, San Antonio, TX

Publications

2021, Not Real Art, Between Sleaze and Glamour, Madison Nelson’s Installations Poke Fun At Consumer Culture.

2021, Texas State School of Art and Design, In Conversation with Madison Nelson | Student Interviews

2021, The San Marcos Daily Record, Texas State Online Art Exhibit Explores Struggle Between Individual Inspiration and Societal Expectation.

2020, Olas Literary Magazine, Overcompensating

2020, Olas Literary Magazine, Dirty Bears 

Collectives

2021, BUILD – The Sculpture Association at Texas State, Founder and President-San Marcos, TX

Commissions, Collections, and Projects 

2021, Curator, Artist Block-San Marcos, TX

2021, Murals and Multimedia Installations, Snappaheads Bar-San Marcos, TX

2020, Music Video, Set Design, Wezmer-San Marcos, TX

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