Sarah Nelson

Artist + Sarah Nelson

The ancient Celts described the windswept, Irish moors as “thin places.” It was in these places they believed that the distance between the physical and spiritual world became shorter. To stand in a thin place, a person had the ability to touch the edge of the transcendent. These places were not for comfort, but rather for finding meaning through reflection. In my work I try to capture the thin places in my own life.

I am very interested in the abstract and emotive qualities of the sky and how they work in conjuncture with the overall tone of my work. While some subjects lend themselves to artists to paint what they see, the landscape allows me to paint what I am in. This can be both a physical or emotional space, and through the process of painting, my own internal landscape is conveyed.

My subject allows me to feel small in this world, by letting me put myself in the vast spaces that I create. It is only through painting the enormity of what surrounds me, that I feel and reconcile its weight.

Sarah Nelson is a New Orleans artist living and working in the Bywater neighborhood.

BYWATER 

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Toné Lowe Painting
Toné Lowe
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Rayne Bories Painting
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Grey Green Ladder
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Painting
Julie Silvers
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Katie Yaquinto
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Rebecca Birtel Madura
Circus Pig – on Chartres Near NOCCA
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Ramiro Diaz
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Painting
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Nicole Ockmond Painting
Nicole Ockmond
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Debbie Boyd Painting
Debbie Boyd
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Kate Hanrahan Illustration / Mixed Media / Painting
Kate Hanrahan
Swamp Goddess Print
Saegan Swanson Painting
Saegan Swanson
Pink Cadillac
Cheryl Anne Grace Painting
Cheryl Anne Grace
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Jeremy Paten
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Painting / Street Art
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Kris Muntan Painting
Kris Muntan
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Connor McManus Mixed Media / Painting
Connor McManus
Le Bon Temp Roule
Nurhan Gokturk Illustration / Painting
Nurhan Gokturk
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Evan Koch Painting
Evan Koch
Girl in Blue Face
Blair Dupre Painting
Blair Dupre
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Brent Houzenga Painting
Brent Houzenga
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Jessica Strahan JHand Paints
Painting
Jessica Strahan
The Chariot (VII)
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Painting
Margaux Hymel
Summer Song
Anne McLeod Painting
Anne McLeod
White Study #1
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Kristen Albrecht
Alejandra
Katie Kut Painting
Katie Kut
"Tiger Lilly"
Brett Henderson Painting
Brett Henderson
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Kevin Elder Painting
Kevin Elder
Orgullo
MILAGROS Collective Painting
MILAGROS Collective
Ivy
Rebekah May Painting
Rebekah May
Surreal Dreamscape - Print
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Leeaux .
Southern Voyage
Michael Eble Painting
Michael Eble
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Lori Sperier Mixed Media / Painting
Lori Sperier
Okra Farms: Lower 9th Ward, New Orleans, LA
Miro Hoffmann Painting
Miro Hoffmann
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Anne Blenker Painting
Anne Blenker
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Maddie Stratton Painting
Maddie Stratton
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Rise Delmar Ochsner Painting
Rise Delmar Ochsner
"The March"
Meghan Methe Painting
Meghan Methe
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Lee Morais Painting
Lee Morais
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Kat Ryalls Painting
Kat Ryalls
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Shelby Little Painting
Shelby Little
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Painting
Darlene Langendonk
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Thomas Deaton Painting
Thomas Deaton
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Rachel Rice-Baham Painting / Mixed Media
Rachel Rice-Baham
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Rannie Howard Painting
Rannie Howard
'La Balize' Fine Art Print
Heather Bird Harris Painting
Heather Bird Harris
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Devin De Wulf Folk / Outsider Art / Painting / Photography
Devin De Wulf
David Bowie Ziggy Stardust
Jeff Morgan Painting
Jeff Morgan
Red Cloud 12.01
George Dolgy Painting
George Dolgy
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Alexandra Kilburn Illustration / Painting
Alexandra Kilburn
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Paige DeVries Painting
Paige DeVries
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Drew Cooke Mixed Media / Painting
Drew Cooke
Thoughts - Float
Tony Hollums Painting
Tony Hollums
"Feeling Orange but Sometimes Blue" homage to Ledisi
George McClements Painting
George McClements
Charles Bradley
Lucille Anderson Lucille Blues
Painting
Lucille Anderson
Wildlife
Mary Singleton Painting
Mary Singleton
Tomb of The Unknown Slave
Queen Hope Parker Queen Hope Poetic Art
Painting
Queen Hope Parker
Blooming Bicycle in the Marigny
Lyla Clayre Illustration / Painting
Lyla Clayre
Bird Watching
Ember Soberman Painting / Mixed Media
Ember Soberman
Meeting Notes #171
Sean Clark Painting
Sean Clark
Jungle Justice
Patrick Henry Victory Arts
Painting
Patrick Henry
Old Friend (Accordion)
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Stephanie Reed
Land Before Time II
Leroy Miranda Jr. Painting
Leroy Miranda Jr.
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Moon Moss
Stephen Rooney Painting
Stephen Rooney
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Sean Randall Painting
Sean Randall
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John Turner Painting
John Turner
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Louise Guidry Encaustic / Monotype / Painting / Printmaking
Louise Guidry
Watson 101 Print
Bruce Corona Drawing / Mixed Media / Painting
Bruce Corona
Buddy Bolden
Connie Kittok Painting
Connie Kittok
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Ella Albrecht
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