Born in Bogota, Colombia, Nelson Gutierrez lives and works in Memphis. Since the early 1990s, Gutierrez has focused on creating two and three-dimensional artworks, conceptual objects and installations, based on current sociopolitical issues. He received his M.F.A. at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, England. His work has been exhibited at the DC Arts Center in Washington, DC; Edge Zones Contemporary Art in Miami, FL; and at Camarin del Carmen, Alzate Avendaño, Ecomuseo, and Independent Gallery in Bogota, Colombia.