Crimson Expanse sits independently on the floor with stacked cushions of variable sizes.
The work depicts elements of historical architecture and ornamental objects colliding with untamed natural landscapes. Within these spaces be them flat or multi-dimensional, the force of the natural world pervades an opulent environment of aging man-made buildings and objects.
When creating sculptural works or installations Nestler uses materials that reference the craftsmanship of decorative objects such as, porcelain or upholstery. With materials not usually destined for fine art she is able access and manipulate a visual memory that is connected to the human experience of habitation.
Originally from Seattle, Washington, Rose Nestler was an artist in residence at the chashama Workspace Program in the Brooklyn Army Terminal. Nestler received a BA in Fine Arts and Art History from Mt. Holyoke College in 2005 and now works as a Teaching Artist for The Joan Mitchell Foundation, Brooklyn Arts Council, and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. In addition to teaching Nestler also works as a Legacy Specialist and Archivist for the Creating a Living Legacy Program at the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Her work has been exhibited in the New York area at a variety of galleries and community organizations including, CUCHIFRITOS Gallery and Project Space, NY Studio Gallery, Arts @ Renaissance, International Studio and Curatorial Program, Proteus Gowanus and the NARS Foundation. Nestler has been an artist-in-residence at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Vermont Studio Center, Supporting Women Artists Project, and Byrdcliffe Artists Colony.
- : 30" x 30" x 59"
- : $500