Kenneth Nelson


Born and raised in Brooklyn NY in the generation preceding the digital image revolution, I continue the practice of film photography with traditional wet darkroom processes. Currently, I manage digital image production processes at an in-house ad agency. 

A number of personal fine art photography projects include "Harlem Nocturnal", "Coney Island House", and "10 in 60". Though a graduate of Pratt Institute with a BFA in photography, I have been a student of photography since my early teens. Tutored in darkroom techniques by a mentor, I continue to dedicate the majority of my artisitic time to the art of the black and white print.

Solo Exhibitions:

 Harlem Nocturnal
 En Foco Touring Gallery
 Bronx Library Center, Bronx NY - June - August 2010

 Gallery, Adam C. Powell, Jr.
 State Office Building, NY NY - April 2006

 Group Exhibitions:

 -Rush Arts Gallery, “Curate NYC” - October 2010
 -BWAC/Van der Plas Gallery, Brooklyn Show - April - June 2006
 -BWAC, Fall Art Show - September 2005
 -BWAC, 25th Anniversary Spring Art Show - May 2005
 -BWAC, Solo Works Show - November 2003
 -Amber Gallery, “9/11 Remembrance” - September 2003


 “Harlem: A Century in Images” - October 2010
 By Deborah Willis, Cheryl Finley, Elizabeth Alexander
 Studio Museum in Harlem/Skira Rizzoli

 “Red Hook”
 Nowy Dziennik (Newspaper) - July 2003


 Pratt Institute – BFA w/Honors, Photography

 Commercial History:

-Digital Image Manager, Macy’s Inc.
-Studio Photographer, A&S/Jordan Marsh
-Camera Sales, Abraham & Straus


 Brooklyn Waterfront Artist Coalition
 NAACP/ACT-SO Program, Photography Judge

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