Nelson, Kadir

Kadir Nelson is a renowned American illustrator, author, and artist in Los Angeles, California. His works are in prestigious collections worldwide, including the United States House of Representatives, the Muskegon Museum of Art, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Nelson, a graduate of Pratt Institute, gained acclaim for his conceptual art in films like “Amistad” and “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron”. He’s a recipient of numerous accolades, including the Caldecott Medal, and has produced artwork for esteemed clients such as National Geographic and Disney. Nelson’s paintings, reminiscent of Old Masters, depict American historical narratives and heroic figures, appealing to contemporary realism and classical art enthusiasts.




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