We are pilgrims in this life, each on our own journey

Through my photographs, poems, writing, and paintings, this website reflects what I am seeing, experiencing, and feeling as I travel on my path 

Please pause and browse here, and if you have thoughts to share please do so by email at

Thank you,

                                                                   Robert Nielsen


Welcome to my website:  Pilgrim-Arts & Arts-Pélerin

“. . . and what doth the Lord require of thee, but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?”  (Micah 6:8)


FEATURED WRITING  Christmas: Adam and Dylan and Me (Click on Title)

FEATURED IMAGE  Featured Images (Click on Title)

November 3 - December 17, 2017, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, California

My image, “Starfall,” printed on metal, contributed to the Museum’s annual Holiday exhibition and fundraiser. (The image is in Shared Photos (click on title) in “Photography,” below)


April - May, 2017, Monterey Public Library, Monterey, California

“Local Color” -- an exhibition of my images, all photographed in Carmel Valley (see these images under “Local Color” (click on title) in “Photography,” below):


November 4 - December 23, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel,  California

My montage, “Mom . . . number one fan . . .” accepted into online gallery of the Center for Photographic Art 2017 International Juried Exhibition



November 25 - 26, 2017, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, California

My short story, “Christmas: Adam and Dylan and Me,” read by me in a program,  “Seasoned Writings!  See some Readings! . . .” at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel California