Born in Ajax Ontario, Kristin Nelson received her BFA in Visual Arts at Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design (2003) and MFA at Concordia University (2014). Through a process of examination and re-contextualisation, she transforms mundane subjects into larger social concerns. Kristin has recently completed a three month Canada Council International Residency at Artspace in Sydney Australia (2015) and has previously participated in a residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts (2008). She has exhibited work across Canada as well as in México and has served on the board of directors of the Manitoba Craft Council and the Manitoba Printmakers Association. Her work is represented by Lisa Kehler Art + Projects.