Nina Elder

b. 1981

Lives and works in Albuquerque, New Mexico

A visual storyteller, photographer, painter, and adventurer, Nina Elder represents a new generation of art making. She seeks out active and abandoned mines, Cold War military sites, and vast industrial landscapes to better understand land use and natural resources. Elder has created her first lithographs based on both historic photographs and organic materials from various mining sites, exploring the physical properties and impact of human productivity in the region.