A painter and a teller of stories

S.D. Nelson - Illustrated Native American Children's Books and Prints

Signings & Presentations

Exhibitions and Book Signings

  • National Museum of the American Indian/Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 2006 and 2010
  • Journey Museum and Learning Center, Rapid City, South Dakota, 2022
  • Missouri Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center, 2021
  • North Dakota Heritage Center, Bismarck, 2021
  • Coconino Center for the Arts, Flagstaff, AZ, 2006 – 2020
  • South Dakota Art Gallery, South Dakota State University, 2019
  • Indian Heritage Month U.S. Geological Survey National Center, Reston, VA, 2006
  • Society of Illustrators Annual Children’s Book Exhibition, 2001

Presentations of Note

  • National Museum of the American Indian, Washington DC, 2006
  • Keynotes, Read North Dakota, and South Dakota Literacy Conference, 2010
  • Wisconsin Reading Association Conference, 2022
  • South Dakota Festival of Books, 2009, 12, 14, 16, 17, 21
  • Western Writers of America Conference, 2012, 16, 21
  • South Dakota Art Museum, SD State University, 2019
  • Texas Library Association, 2017
  • Children’s Literature Festival of Books, Ottawa, KS, 2004, 16
  • United Tribes Technical College, ND, 2016
  • Festival of Books University of Arizona, Tucson, 2009, 10, 15