"He is producing the landscape of our longings. Here paradise has not been lost. A bit complex, perhaps, but nothing of the graffiti, polluted air, and aggravated driving conditions in a state whose city populations have congealed into a honking mass."
-- Jim Heimann, author of Los Angeles: Portrait of a City
and Dark City: The Real Los Angeles Noir
"Nelson's paintings are a kick to look at. But like the short stories by Cheever and Fitzgerald, they are not about milk and honey."
-- Lynn Cline, The New Mexican
"Fables for our time, these are cynical little mysteries which leave the viewer to fill in the blanks."
-- Rick Gilbert, Art Beat
Winner of the Glenn Goldman Art, Architecture & Photography Award