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June 7, 2004 – December 31, 2004
Museum: Anacostia Community Museum
Location: Anacostia Collects Gallery
This exhibition features the inspirational works of a noted artist and illustrator of children's literature. Many of Nelson's works can be found in the private collections of celebrities, including Denzel Washington, Jalen Rose, and Queen Latifah. His paintings have decorated the sets of television and film, including The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Set It Off. Most notably, Nelson was the conceptual artist for Steven Spielberg's film Amistad and the animated feature Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.