Past Exhibitions


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 Gerald Peters Gallery, New York, New York

2017 Caldwell Snyder Gallery, St. Helena, California

2016 Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
Splash: Art by Kenton Nelson, California Heritage Museum,
Santa Monica, California
Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2015 Californian Idealism: Paintings by Kenton Nelson
Bakersfield Museum of Art, Bakersfield, California
Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2014 Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicksa, Salzburg, Austria
Bohemian Club, San Francisco, California

2013 Obstacles and Competition SpardaWelt
Sparda-Bank Baden-Wurttemberg, Stuttgart, Germany
Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2012 Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2011 Peter Mendenhall Gallery, New York, NY (pop-up)
Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2010 Galerie Haas AG, Zurich, Switzerland
Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California
SCAPE, Corona Del Mar, California

2009 Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2008 Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, Germany
Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Art Brussels 26th Contemporary Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium

2007 Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2006 Mendenhall Sobieski, Pasadena, California
Plus One Gallery, London, England
SCAPE, Corona Del Mar, California

2005 Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
Reynolds Gallery, Westmont College, Montecito, California
Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, California
Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, Pasadena, California

2004 Ettinger Gallery, New York, New York
SCAPE, Corona Del Mar, California

2003 Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California
Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2002 DNFA Gallery, Pasadena, California
Ettinger Gallery, New York, New York
Van De Griff / Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sullivan Goss Limited, Montecito, California

2001 DNFA Gallery, Pasadena, California
Scott White Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California

2000 Van De Griff Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Ettinger Gallery, New York, New York

1999 DNFA Gallery, Laguna Beach, California
Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California

1998 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California
Ettinger, New York, New York
Davidson Gallery, Seattle, Washington

1997 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California
Ettinger Gallery, New York, New York
Muckenthaler Arts Center, Fullerton, California

1996 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California
Cerritos College Fine Arts Gallery, California

1995 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California

1993 Mendenhall Gallery, Pasadena, California

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 American Realism: A Survey, Gerald Peters Gallery, New York

2016 Kenton Nelson | Present Tense, Peters Projects, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2013 Frostig at Large, Lancaster Museum of Art & History, Lancaster, California

2012 Albertina Contemporary: Gerhard Richter bis Kiki Smith, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

2011 Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2010 San Francisco Fine Art Fair, San Francisco, California
SCAPE, Corona Del Mar, California

2009 Batliner Collection, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
Art Cologne, Germany
Warum ich kein Konservativer bin Museum der bildenden Kunste, Leipzig, Germany

2008 Peter Mendenhall Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Go for it! Olbricht Collection (a sequel), Weserburg Museum, Bremen, Germany
Red Rot Rouge, Residenzgalerie Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
Arte Fiera, Bologna, Italy

2006 Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2005 Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, California
Ettinger Gallery, New York, New York

2004 Mendenhall Sobieski Gallery, Pasadena, California
Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Sullivan Goss Limited, Montecito, California

2001 Peterson Automotive Museum, Los Angeles, California

Special Projects


2014 "City Hell" Mural Restoration, Pasadena, California

2014 Huntington Memorial Hospital mosaic mural installation, Pasadena, California

2014 Beverly Hills City Hall mosaic mural installation, “Brody Beach”, Beverly Hills, California

2013 “Bathed in Light” Take 1 Art Series Film By Eric Swenson

2012 Intelligentsia mosaic mural installation “Forecasting”, Pasadena, California

2011 “Big Shoes” YouTube video; “Don’t Look” YouTube video

2007 Vista Del Arroyo mosaic mural

2007 The Frostig Collection
Kenton Nelson, Charles Arnoldi, Gary Baseman,
Ed Moses, Alison Saar

2006 Bronze Sculpture, “Chet” (a bellman);
The Poor House Foundry in Los Angeles for
the Frostig School.  Invitational fundraiser with
Frank Gehry and Robert Graham.

 

2003 April and July New Yorker Covers

2003 Mural “The Four Obligations”
Polyzoides and Moules Architects and Urbanists; Pasadena, California
Registered Historical Landmark; former studio of famed architect Wallace Neff

2000 June New Yorker Cover

1999 April/May New Yorker Cover

1997 Mural, “Leisure and Recreation”
Arroyo Chop House, Pasadena, California

1994 Mural, (untitled)
Daily Grill Restaurant, La Cienega Boulevard
Los Angeles, California

1990 Mural, “City Hell”
The Rite Spot, Pasadena, California