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Marc Nelson

Education

Certification in K-12 Art Education: May 2006      Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

Bachelor of Arts/Art: May 2003  Augustana College, Rock Island Illinois

Master’s of Art Education: current graduate student

Selected Publications

Vegan Good Life-Berlin: https://www.vegan-good-life.com/on-sophie-scholl-essay/

DW: https://www.dw.com/en/how-a-us-teacher-is-using-art-to-help-students-confront-the-tragedy-of-war/a-36833182

CNN: https://www.cnn.com/2016/12/08/middleeast/illinois-art-teacher-syria/index.html

Books Not Bombs: https://medium.com/@Books_Not_Bombs/teaching-revolution-in-kewanee-il-940299ec8ae7

NPR (Illinois): http://www.nprillinois.org/post/art-teacher-connects-students-kids-caught-syrian-war

NPR (Illinois) : http://www.nprillinois.org/post/illinois-teacher-gains-international-attention-his-art-about-syria

NPR (WIUW): http://www.tspr.org/post/art-touching-lives

Enab Baladi: https://english.enabbaladi.net/archives/2018/07/dont-forget-us-installation-by-an-american-artist-reminds-people-of-syrian-detainees-suffering/

Selected Exhibitions·

“Between Stone and Sky” group show, 2015, Quad City Arts, Rock Island IL

“Wondrous Strange” group show, 2012, Quad City Arts, Rock Island IL

“Art Against War” group show, 2007-2008, Fair Grounds, Iowa City IA

“Artists Respond to HIV/AIDS”, 2007, Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City IA

Solo show, 2006-2007, Fair Grounds, Iowa City IA

Sullivan Taylor group show, 2006, Macomb IL

University Union group show, 2006, Western Illinois University, Macomb IL

Group Juried Exhibition, 2005, Western Illinois University, Macomb IL

Group Juried Exhibition, 2004, Western Illinois University, Macomb IL

“Living Battles” solo show, 2004, Blue Iris Gallery, Barrington IL

Solo show, 2004, Glen Ellyn Public Library, Glen Ellyn IL

Group show, 2003, Wicker Park, Chicago IL

Solo show, 2003, Glen Ellyn Public Library, Glen Ellyn IL

Senior Studio Show, 2003, Augustana College, Rock Island IL

Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, 2003, Rock Island IL

Awards/Honors

  • Geifman Award for Holocaust Remembrance, Augustana College, 2003
  • Third Place and People’s Choice Award, Rock Island Fine Arts Exhibition, 2003, Rock Island IL
  • Alpha Vaky Wingard Award—1st place in Senior Studio Show, 2003

Augustana College

  • Acomb Foundation Scholarship in Art, 2003, Augustana College, Rock Island IL
  • First Place, Union Purchase Award, Student Talent Grant Awards Show, 2005 Western Illinois University, Macomb IL
  • Art Talent Grant Recipient, 2004-2006, Western Illinois University

 Collections

  • Augustana College, Rock Island IL
  • Western Illinois University Union, Macomb IL
  • Western Illinois University Art Gallery, Macomb IL
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