Nelson Gutierrez holds a BA degree in Fine Art from the Universidad de Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogota Colombia and a MA degree in Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Art and Design in London UK. He worked as a professor in the Fine Arts Departments at the Universidad de Los Andes and the Universidad de Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano, in Bogota, Colombia. In 2002 he moved to USA where he has kept developing and showing his artwork in addition to working as a Teaching Artist for different organizations such as Arts for Learning In Miami, FL , and Children’s Studio School in Washington, DC. During this time he also attended the Corcoran College of Art where he did coursework in the MFA program. His work has been exhibited around the US and also internationally in Colombia, UK, and Switzerland, and it is part of private and public collections. He lives and works in Memphis, TN where he is currently serving as an Exhibition Committee Member for the Brooks Museum Of Arts, and also has served as an Artist Advisory Council Member for Arts Memphis, and as an Official Advisor for Locate Arts in Nashville, TN.