Studio portrait by Maxim Ryazansky 2020

Rose Nestler
Born 1983 in Spokane, WA;
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education
2017 MFA, CUNY Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
2005 BA in Art History and Studio Art, Mount Holyoke
College, South Hadley, MA

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions 

2022

Solo Show, Mrs., Maspeth, NY (forthcoming)

2021

Flex Point, PUBLIC Gallery, London, UK 

Allegory for the Muse, NADA House presentation with Projet Pangeé, Governors Island, NY (solo)

2019

Power Walking, PUBLIC Gallery, London, UK (two person)
Grey Matter, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY (two person) 
2018
Gymnasia, BRIC Project Room, Brooklyn, NY (solo) 
Strange Business, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2012
Lithic Habitats, CUCHIFRITOS Gallery, New York, NY, (two person)

Group Exhibitions

2021

Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Boy Box, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

Glyphadelphia, Hesse Flatow, New York, NY 

The Artist is Online, König Galerie, Berlin, DEU 

PRECISION - Illustration Technique in Art and Science, Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT

2020

Fantasy Body, Projet Pangée, Montreal, QC 

All Out/All In, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY 

Reality Flex, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY 

Domestic Brutes, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY 

The Essential Goods Show, Fisher Parrish, Brooklyn, NY 

No Time Like the Present, PUBLIC Gallery, London, UK 

Applied Forces, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA 

King Dogs Never Grow Old, Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2019

Macho, Established Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Body Horror, Bomb Pop-Up, Pete's Candy Store, Brooklyn, NY 
Put on Your Face and Hand Me Down, Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich, CT 
Field Projects Presents: Pool Party, C24, New York, NY 
Buddy System II, Deanna Evans Projects, New York, NY 
Arena, SPACE, Portland, ME 
Ceremonial Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY 
Every Woman Biennial, New York, NY
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters

Soft Grit, Lobo Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 
2018
Another History, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY
Going Beyond, Kunstraum, Brooklyn, NY
Civil Discourse, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Hand in Glove, Public Address, Brooklyn, NY
Art in Odd Places: BODY, Westbeth Gallery and 14th Street, New York, NY
Let the Fancy, University of Illinois Art Gallery, Springfield, IL
Wendy Let Me In, Beverly's, New York, NY
2017
The Giving Body, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
Salt Lick, L.O.G. (Low Occupancy Gallery), Chapel Hill, NC
Borrowed, Spaceworks, Brooklyn, NY
Commencement, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
Fantastic Plastic, CRUSH Curatorial, New York, NY
Dead Horse Bay: The Glass Graveyard of Brooklyn, Urban Glass, Brooklyn,NY
2016
The Weight We Hold, Causey Contemporary, New York, NY
2011
Mining Between: Works by Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist-Teachers, Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY
Fenced and Stitched, ISCP, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Ready Set Create, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
For Johnson, The Northern Gallery, Olympia, WA
Brucennial, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY
2009
The Yield: Harold Residency Exhibition, Chicago, IL
The Joan Mitchell Foundation Artist-Teacher Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY
Everyman’s An Angel, NY Studio Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Alchemy, Gowanus Studio Space, Brooklyn, NY

Residencies/Fellowships/Awards
2022

Artist in Residence, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans, LA (forthcoming)

2021

Fores Project Residency, London, UK 

2019

Purchase Prize Awardee, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY 
Wassaic Project Summer Residency, Wassaic, NY
Edward F. Albee Foundation Summer Residency, Montalk, NY  
2018
Lighthouse Works Fellowship, Session 31, Fishers Island, NY
2017
Dedalus Foundation MFA Fellowship nominee
2016
Graduate Teaching Fellow, Brooklyn College
Recipient of the Ravenal Travel Grant, Brooklyn College
2014
Artist in Residence at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE
2009
Supporting Woman Artists (SWAP) Studio Residency, Brooklyn, NY
Harold Arts Residency, Chesterhill, OH
Artist Grant Recipient at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2008
ARTCamp Studio Residency, NY Studio Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Artist in Residence at Byrdcliffe Artist’s Colony, Woodstock, NY
Recipient of 1905 Memorial Alumnae Fellowship for Visual Arts, Mount
Holyoke College

Bibliography

2021

Emerging Art Exhibitions to See in London, The Art Newspaper, Kabir Jhala

Super! Interview 

2020

Sewing Sculptor, L'Officiel Lithuania (in print), interview with Julija Kalvelyte

Surrealism Reloaded: Attention Moving Body Parts, SCHIRN MAG for SCHIRN Museum, Natalie Wichmann 

Issue 10, Spotlight Artist, Maake Magazine, Catalogue and Online, Emily Burns

The Language of Fashion in Fine Art Form: A Conversation With Rose Nestler, Juxtapoz Magazine Online, Jessica Ross

Diane Rosenstein, King Dogs Never Grow Old, Artillery Magazine, Avery Wheless

King Dogs Never Grow Old, KCRW Arts & Culture

2019

Rose Nestler Sculpting the Second Skin, Metal Magazine, Interview with Julija Kalvelyte
Podcast: Episode 28, Amy Beecher Show
Artist Feature, Protest Issue, Thalia Magazine
9 Exceptional Artworks from Spring/Break Art Show 2019 That Aren't Penile, by Loney Abrams
Rose Nestler Explores the Societal Constructs of Clothing, Art of Choice, interview with Maria Vogel 
The New Surrealism: Contemporary Women Artists Against Alternative Facts, Art Space Magazine online
Rose Nestler: Gymnasia reviewed by Katie Hector, Maake Magazine, January

2018
Voices of Contemporary Art/Joan Mitchell Foundation CALL Artists Talk, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 
Artist Interview/Feature, Vulture, 
Jock Talk: Sculptor Rose Nestler’s Gymnasia Fantasia, by Jordan Larson
Featured Artist, Issue 2, HISS Magazine, Columbus, OH

Museum Collections

Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA 

Teaching & Lectures

2021

Visiting Artist, Sculpture Department, SUNY Albany

Visiting Artist, Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art

Visiting Critic, MFA Program, SUNY Purchase

Visiting Critic, MFA Program, New England College 

Adjunct Assistant Professor/Montclair State University 

2020-present Instructor/ NYC Crit Club 

2019-present

Adjunct Assistant Professor/Video/Parsons School of Design
2018-present 
Adjunct Assistant Professor/Sculpture/CUNY College of Staten Island
2016-17
Adjunct Teaching Fellow/Workshop in New Materials/CUNY Brooklyn College