John Nelson

John Nelson is an Adelaide born sculptor who has been working in bronze, wood, silver and stone since the mid 1990’s, exhibiting in various venues throughout South Australia. Overall Winner of the Waterhouse Art Prize in 2006, John has public works installed in the Adelaide Parklands, in parks in Mt Gambier and Macclesfield. John participated in the Sculptors @ Crystal Lake 2015 and 2017 symposia with his work “Anenome” installed in Crystal Lake Park.Much of his work is based on forms from nature and a theme of “The Unseen” which can encompass quirky and enigmatic subject matter, but more usually means the small, cryptic and nocturnal element of our Australian wildlife.

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