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Nelson White is an artist and member of the Flat Bay First Nation Band (No'kmaq Village) in Newfoundland.
Nelson attended the Visual Arts program at the Bay St. George Community College in Stephenville, NL and Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax, NS. Nelson exhibits throughout Canada and the US in both group and solo touring shows such as Tukien (Awken) which toured 5 institutional galleries.
His work has been featured on CBC’s The National and in Visual Arts News. His paintings are collected across North America, including the provincial art collection of NL, NS, PEI and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian.. He was named ArtsNL Artist of the Year for 2020 and the winner of 2022 VANL CARFAC Excellence in Visual Arts Milestone Award.
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