Water (Hardcover)

California Idealism

By Kenton Nelson (Artist)

Prospect Park Books, 9781945551581, 152pp.

Publication Date: May 7, 2019

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A SCIBA Award Finalist

Celebrated painter Kenton Nelson explores the idealistic California of his childhood dreams in this collection of works involving water. Saturated with color and longing, and balancing shadow and light, Water explores California with a powerful, unusual mix of sunny optimism and noir mystery.

About the Author

Kenton Nelson's paintings have been featured on several New Yorker covers and shown in galleries and museums from Los Angeles to Stuttgart to Salzburg. Collectors include Diane Keaton, Steve Martin, and the Albertina Contemporary Museum in Vienna. He has been on the faculty of the Otis Parsons Art Institute in Los Angeles and the Academy of Art in San Francisco. He lives and works in Pasadena, California. To learn more, go to www.kentonnelson.com.