Nelson W. Armour
& Lazaro Cardenas Elementary SchoolNelson W. Armour & Lazaro Cardenas Elementary School
& Lazaro Cardenas Elementary School
September 26, 2023
Armour’s photography includes landscapes, environmental portraits, social documentary and constructed works. His work has been shown locally, nationally and internationally, and has appeared in numerous publications including LENSCRATCH, which featured Surface Tension: Beauty and Fragility in Lake Michigan, a collaboration with Ted Glasoe exhibited at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, the Evanston Art Center, artNXTlevel, and the Saugatuck Center for the Arts. He is a member of Perspective Gallery, Evanston, where he had a solo show (The Art of Viewing…Art). Other solo shows include Firecat Projects (The Identity Project), ARC Gallery (Beyond), and Cultivate (Peering into the Rainforest). In 2019 Armour was awarded an artist residency from the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Wyoming. In addition, he co-founded Artists for Action Chicago, a group of area artists that stand for progressive values. His BA in history is from the University of Wisconsin, MAT from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and Ed.D. in educational psychology from Loyola University of Chicago. He was a Superintendent of Schools and Principal in his educational career.