ROBERT NIELSEN

PHOTOGRAPHY - POETRY - WRITING - PAINTING

 
 
 
 




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 44pilgrim@gmail.com


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   Margaret (Click on Title)


                                           These Hands (Click on Title)

FEATURED IMAGES


Reflecting in Pacific Grove . . . and


Fallen Leaf . . . and


Exits . . . and


Lenten Cross . . . and


Claudette and Friends -- Paris Spring 1964 . . . and


Our Last Summer - Amsterdam 1964


(Click on Titles)



PRIOR FEATURED IMAGES


and they shall beat their swords into plowshares . . . and


Cloistered . . . and


Summer Reading and Salinas Summer . . . and


Decision Time


(Click on Titles)

February 21 - March15, 2019: Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts


My image, Claudette and Friends -- Paris Spring 1964 (click on title) included in “6th Open Call Exhibition,” Rhode Island Center for Photographic Arts, Providence, Rhode Island (Juror -- Aline Smithson)


                                         

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):



                 
 

April 4 - 19, 2019, All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Carmel,  California


Lenten Cross, (click on title) Sanctuary, All Saints’, Carmel, Lent 2019



                                   

EVENTS

September 24 - October 5, 2019: New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA)


June 19 - July 21, 2019: Long Island City - Artists (LIC-A), New York


My image, Exits  (click on title) in: (1) the LIC-A 2019 Exhibition, “Urban Dance -- Visual Rhythm of Cities”  (Jurors: Jonathan Blaustein, Alexa Dilworth, Aline Smithson.  Curators: Orestes Gonzalez, John A. Bennette); and (2) the New York Center for Photographic Art “Dusk to Dawn 2019 Exhibition,” Honorable Mention (Juror: Laura Ann Noble)

November 7 - December 15, 2019: Monterey Museum of Art Miniatures Fundraiser and Exhibition


August 31 - October 27, 2019: Carmel Center for Photographic Art 2019 8x10 Fundraiser and Exhibition


July 13 - 27, 2019: Carmel Bach Festival Art Raffle and Exhibition


My image, Fallen Leaf, part of these local fundraisers and exhibitions  (to see the image, go to Featured Images, above, or click HERE)

October 4 - 25: Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, Kansas


My images (clockwise, from top left): Brighton Beach; Our Last Summer - Amsterdam 1964; Lunch Break, Corps de Ballet, San Francisco; and two o’clock Sunday morning, Piazza San Marco (click on titles). Accepted into Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, Kansas, “Candid Shot -- International Documentary Photography Exhibition” (Linda Robinson, Gallery Director)

October 6, 2019 . . . Sargent House, Headquarters of the Episcopal Diocese of El Camino, Salinas, California


My images, Claudette and Friends - Paris Spring 1964, and Our Last Summer - Amsterdam 1964,  (click on titles) presented with the work of other artists in ongoing exhibition  

April 14, 2019: Old Capitol Books, Monterey


Sharing my poems (including Margaret (see “Featured Writing,” above; or click on title)), Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Monthly Reading Series, with Nils Michaels (curated by John Laue, hosted by John Dotson)

October 25 - November 19: Praxis Gallery and Photographic Arts Center, Minneapolis


My image, Reflecting in Pacific Grove, Honorable Mention, “The Shape of Things International Juried Photography Exhibition,” Praxis Gallery and Photographic Arts Center, Minneapolis (Ross Anderson, Juror)

July 1, 2019: from the Monterey Public Library to the World-Wide Web


My first digital poem, “These Hands,” (click on title) created in a Digital Storytelling workshop at the Monterey Public Library