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  Christmas: Adam and Dylan and Me (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,” above)


                                         

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, 2017: 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



                                   

April 3 - 14, 2018: Jadite Gallery, New York, via New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA)


Two exhibitions, “Patterns and Shadows” and “One” . . . in each of which I have an image . . . Monterey Morning, which is a Juror’s Selection in “Patterns and Shadows,” and Day One -- Soberanes Fire, 2016, which is the Grand Prize Winner in “One”



       






















Catalogues are available via Blurb:


    “Patterns and Shadows” -- http://www.blurb.com/b/8490921-patterns-and-shadows-nyc4pa


    “One” -- http://www.blurb.com/b/8593862-nyc4pa-one-2018


  

May, 2018: New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA)


Honorable Mention for Waiting Window . . . Monterey Airport . . . in NYC4PA International Call for Entry, “Portals.” See the image as a Featured Image under Photographs, below in the website, or by clicking HERE.


Catalogue available via Blurb:


    “Portals” -- http://www.blurb.com/books/8673295-nyc4pa-portals-2018



  

EVENTS

May 14, 2018: McGowan House, Monterey, California


Reading Dylan Thomas . . . "The Hand That Signed the Paper" . . . so fitting in these times . . . celebrating "Dylan Day 2018" . . . (photo by Kathy Nielsen)

May 27 - July 29, 2018: Congregation Beth Israel, Carmel Valley, California


Reprise of Starfall for 2018 Fundraiser Exhibition

June 24, 2018, and Ongoing: The Sargent House, Salinas, California, Headquarters of the Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real


Opening of Exhibition of works by Northern California Artists, including my images, Let There Be Light and Portal   (photos by Andrew Nielsen)

July 10 - 28, 2018: Carmel Bach Festival


My image, Cloistered, part of the the 2018 Bach Festival Art Exhibition and Fundraiser.  (to see the image, go to Featured Images, above, or click HERE) (photo by Ben Roberts)

September, 2018: New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA)


My images, “Summer Reading” and “Salinas Summer”  (click on titles) received Honorable Mention Awards in the NYC4PA International Open Call for Entry “Summer 2018” on-line exhibition

July 7 - August 12, 2018: Center for Photographic Art, Carmel


2018 Members Juried Exhibition, including my image, . . . and they shall beat their swords into plowshares . . .   (to see the image, go to Featured Images, above, or click HERE) (photo by James Messer)

June 5, 2018: McGowan House, Monterey, California


Reading my poems/images as part of “Transformance,” a Summer Solstice 2018 Celebration . . . (photo by John Dotson)

October 31, 2018: Lenscratch


My image, “Decision Time” (click on title) in the LENSCRATCH “In the Dead of the Night” on-line Exhibition 

September 8 - November 4, 2018: Center for Photographic Art, Carmel


My image, “Cloistered” (click on title) in the 2018 CPA 8x10 Fundraiser Exhibition, CPA Gallery, Sunset Center, Carmel. 

November 11, 2018: St. James Episcopal Church, Monterey


Sharing my thoughts and poems in connection with the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day . . . the end of “the War to End All War” . . . Veterans Day, 2018