Robert Nelson

Dr Robert Nelson is the author seven books on art, design, architecture and education (the latest being Creativity crisis in 2018) and over 100 articles and chapters. He has been Associate Dean Research & Graduate Studies, Associate Dean Teaching & Learning and Head of Department of Theory in the Faculty of Art Design and Architecture at Monash University, where he also supervised 20 doctoral and research masters candidates to completion. Robert has written over 1,000 newspaper reviews as ongoing art critic for The Age in Melbourne, for which he was awarded the Pascall Prize. Robert was also a scene painter and studio hand for the photographic artist Polixeni Papapetrou.