Brooklyn, New York
Rose Nestler (b. 1983 in Spokane, WA) lives and works in Brooklyn. She holds an MFA from Brooklyn College. Nestler has exhibited in the United States and internationally, including exhibitions at Perrotin, König Galerie, Projet Pangeé, Public Gallery, Fisher Parrish, Hesse Flatow, Thierry Goldberg, and BRIC. Her work was curated in a two-person show at Spring/Break in 2019 and she was a Lighthouse Works Fellow in 2018. She will be an artist in residence at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans in 2022. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at Public Gallery (London, UK) in 2021 and at Mrs. Gallery (NY, USA) in 2022. Her work has been featured and reviewed in The Art Newspaper, New York Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, and BOMB Magazine.
Joan Mitchell Center Residency, 2022
I utilize the language of soft sculpture to call to mind very real power structures while simultaneously subverting them, highlighting an absurdity, an impotence, or a fundamental flaw inherent in those structures. I mine societal expectations of and relationships to well-known objects—and twist them in the process.”