Lee Nielsen is an interdisciplinary artist based in Edmonton Alberta.
In 2008 he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Alberta
College of Art and Design. He has exhibited locally and nationally
and has work in private collections in Canada and the United States.
In 2011 He was awarded an Individual Artists Project grant from the
Alberta Foundation for the Arts. He is currently represented by the
Christine Klassen Gallery in Calgary, Alberta.
In addition to his art practice he has worked in a variety of fields as an
animator, illustrator, concept artist, and designer. In 2003 he initiated
a sole proprietorship, Humanate Enterprises, to deal with illustration
work. Since then it has expanded to include art, illustration, design
and other related projects.
In 2011 he took up teaching and currently leads the Digital Illustration
and Sequential Art program at the Edmonton Digital Arts College.
He also performs aggressive and nihilistic musical operations
on a sporadic basis under the name Commodities.