Co-Op Fine Art Gallery serving the Mountain Area since 1985.

Lola Nelson


Born and reared on a farm in the Catskill Mountains of New York, “I learned to love the outdoors and animals. Drawing came naturally to me and I pursued it throughout high school and later graduated from Art Instruction Schools in Minneapolis, Minnesota.” She has taken classes from several nationally-known artists and some well-known artists in the local area. “ An artists never stops learning and should always be receptive to new techniques and challenges. The basis of any good painting is a good drawing. I feel God has blessed me with a gift of drawing and I want to share it with others.”


“I paint in a realistic manner with oils, watercolor, pastels and woodcarving. I am a signature award member of the Society of Western Artists, Women Artists of the West and the Alliance of California Artist.” Other art organizations include: Clovis Art Guild, Central California Woodcarvers, California Carver’s Guild and the National Woodcarvers Association. Subject matters includes animals, wildlife, landscapes, old farm machinery, steam trains and portraits.


Over 300 awards have been earned in many local, national, and international juried shows. Several works are available in limited edition prints and note cards.

40982 Hwy. 41 • Oakhurst, California 93644 • 559/683-3345 • Monday-Sunday 10am-4pm Closed Major Holidays