Carl Gustaf Nelson
Sioux City Artists, Tri-State Artists (IA/NE/SD), and Upper Midwestern Artists | 1898–1988 | Sweden
Carl “Gus” Nelson was born in Hörby, Sweden and grew up in Sioux City. He graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1921 and continued his studies at the Art Students League in New York from 1923-1927. During the summers of 1922-1929, he served as an art instructor at the Sioux City Society of Fine Arts.