Rob Neilson

rob neilson at Kohler factory
Campus Address
Wriston Art Center
Room 130
Studio Art
Frederick R. Layton Professor of Studio Art and Professor of Art

Born and raised in Detroit, Rob Neilson received a BFA in Fine Arts from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and an MFA in Sculpture from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Rob has exhibited his sculpture, installations, and drawings at galleries, museums, and alternative spaces nationally and internationally.

Neilson has created public art commissions throughout the United States, including projects in California, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Nebraska, North Carolina, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington.

In 2006 Rob was Artist in Residence at the Kohler Arts/Industry program and has been a visiting artist at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Virginia Tech University, Longwood University (Virginia), Dickinson College (Pennsylvania), Millikin University (Illinois), and California State University-Fullerton.

MFA - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BFA - College for Creative Studies
Years at Lawrence