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Nelson Cheng

Artist member since 2018
Toronto, ON

Nelson is a Toronto based artist. He holds a Bachelor of Honours from York University/ Sheridan Institute and a Masters of Architecture from the University of Toronto. Nelson is a self taught artist and his primary medium is oil painting. He rigorously explores lived experiences from his surrounding environments while interpreting this subject matter through techniques influenced by his multi-disciplinary backgrounds.

Nelson is a recipient of the Murray and Marvelle Koffler Founder’s Award for distinguished emerging artists, as well as nominated for the Mayor’s Award at the 58th Toronto Outdoor Art Fair. Nelson is also the inaugural winner of Landscape Artist of The Year Canada and his painting was featured at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. He has also been featured in the publications The Distillery District Magazine and Toronto Star.


Work

Upcoming Exhibitions
2019-07-12

Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

Select Past Exhibitions
2018

Toronto
Toronto Outdoor Art Fair

2019

Toronto
The Artist Project

2019

JEH Macdonald House, Thornhill
Landscape Group Show

Accolades
2019

The Koffler Family Foundation
Murray & Marvelle Koffler Founder's Award

Press
2018

Toronto Star
City Insights Feature

2018

Distillery District Magazine, April 2018, Volume 23
Artist Feature

Education
2012

University of Toronto
Masters of Architecture

2008

York University/ Sheridan Institute
Bachelor of Design Honours

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