Zoe Nelson was born in Rhinebeck, NY, and currently lives and works in Chicago, IL. Notable solo exhibitions include Cleve Carney Art Gallery, College of DuPage, Western Exhibitions, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, and Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center (two-person). Nelson has received press in ARTFORUM.com, INSIDE/WITHIN, Huffington Post, Bad at Sports, Newcity and New American Paintings Blog, and her work was selected for the 2013 and 2011 Midwest editions of New American Paintings. She has attended fully-funded residencies through Ox-Bow (MI), The Lighthouse Works (Fishers Island, NY), Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art (France) and Yale University’s Norfolk Summer Program (CT). Nelson received an MFA from Columbia University and a BA from Barnard College. She currently teaches in the Art, Media & Design Department at DePaul University.