Heimann, Jim, “In California”, Californian Idealism, 2015

Renner, Thomas, Obstacles and Competition, 2013

Caldwell, Carol, “This Side of Paradise”, Nashville Arts, May 2013

Present Tense, R. Kenton Nelson, Mendenhall/Ruzicska, 2008

Weinzierl, Gudrun, “Osterausstellungen bei Ruzicska und Ropac:
Kenton Nelson, Francisco Clemente,” review, Salzburger Nachrichten, April 2007

Kronen Zeitung, review, April 2007

Top of Salzburg, essay, April 2007

Die Presse, review, April 2007

Cervin, Michael, review, The Pasadena Weekly, December 2006

California Homes, review, December 2006

Fox, Jacqueline, essay, Arroyo, January 2006

Haggerty, Gerard, review, Art News, December 2005

Woodward, Josef, “Full Nelson Effect,” review, ArtsScene, December 2005

Talkin, Helen, essay, Lifescapes, November 2005

American Art Collector, essay, October 2005

Hemispheres, review, March 2005

“A Peaceable Kingdom: The Paintings of R. Kenton Nelson,” American Artist, essay, February 2005

Geis, Sonya, essay, The Rose, 2005

Rhyme and Reason Prose and Cons, R. Kenton Nelson, Morton Court Publishing, 2005

Casa Santa Barbara, review, September 2004

Susman, Sahra, essay, The Monrovia Weekly, August 2004

Mahler, Richard, “Pool Party,” essay, Southwest Art, July 2004

Collins, Tom, review, Venue North, January 2004

Thomson Randall, Teri, “Glorifying the Utterly Ordinary,” essay, Pasatiempo, December 2003

Woodard, Josef, review, Santa Barbara News, October 2003

“Picture Perfect,” California State University, Long Beach, essay, Fall 2003

The New Yorker, cover, July 2003

Casa Santa Barbara, review, June 2003

The New Yorker, cover, April 2003

Moore, Margaret, Hemispheres, cover and essay, July 2002

Hutchinson, Linda, essay, Pasadena Star News, July 2002

Cline, Lynn, essay, Pasatiempo, May 2002

Atomic, illustrations, Fall/Winter 2001

Coast, cover, June 2001

Kolpas, Norman, “Perfect Worlds,” Southwest Art, cover and essay, March 2001

“20/20-Perfect Vision,” Decor and Style, essay, January 2001

Carasso, Roberta, review Laguna News Post, September 2000

The New Yorker, cover, June 2000

Jarrett, Dennis, review, Santa Fe Reporter, May 2000

Pasadena Star News, essay, June 1999

Gilbert, Rick, review, Laguna News Post, April 1999

Coast, cover, April 1999

The New Yorker, cover, April 1999

Turner, Nancy Kay, review, ArtScene, March 1999

Turner, Grady T., review, ArtNews, February 1999

Kampel, Traci, review, The Villager, October 1998

Picturing a Perfect World, R. Kenton Nelson, publication, 1998

Wilson, Larry, review, Pasadena Star News, December 1997

Where New York, review, May 1997

San Marino Tribune, review, December 1996

Kho, Jennifer, review, Talon Mark News, October 1996

Pasadena Weekly, essay, July 1996

Moure, Nancy, review, Southwest Art, March 1996

Pasadena Weekly, review, January 1996

Pasadena Weekly, essay, November 1995

The Atlantic Monthly, illustrations, July 1995

Hemispheres, essay, April 1995

Pasadena Magazine, illustration, Winter 1994

Williams, Janette, article, Pasadena Star News, November 1994

Buzz, essay, November 1994

Mulgannon, Terry, review, Los Angeles, 1994

Torres, Vicki, essay, Los Angeles Times, January 1991

The Orange County Register, essay, January 1991