dawn gettler

tread lightly my dear

misgivings
new work: prints and maquettes
installed at swim cafe in chicago, il
2012

house of cards
maquette
2012
wooden frame, sewn paper coated in glycerine, silkscreen text flocked in pickling salt
house of cards was made while in residence at Art342 in Fort Collins, Colorado. It was recently installed in a solo show, be still my heart, at Rx: A Pharmacy Gallery, in Springfield, IL. The piece was altered to include a video projection of red stool; a stop motion video of taking the house of cards apart.

a place for all the things left unsaid
maquette
2012
wooden frame, sewn paper, 136 collagraphs printed from vintage lace, silkscreen flocked in pickling salt
18” x 36” x 6”
a place for all the things left unsaid was made this past August while in residence at the Prairie Center of the Arts in Peoria, IL. This work was installed as part of a solo show, dearly departed, at Illinois Central College in September.

a plan for finding you
maquette
2012
typed text on sewn paper coated in pickling salt
60” x 28” x 8”
a plan for finding you was made while in residence at the Prairie Center of the Arts this past August. The work was installed as part of a solo show, dearly departed, at Illinois Central College in September.

silence will speak for her
maquette
2012
wooden armature, typed text on sewn paper
4’ x 4’
silence will speak for her was made while in residence at Spiro Arts in Park City, Utah.

a plan for finding you
schematic drawing
2012
graphite and thread on paper
13” x 32”

more photos and information on other works coming soon

laced with sweet little white lies
2012
thread, collagraph, woodcut, silkscreen flocked in sugar
22 x 30

it came across like a ringing in my ears
2012
collagraph, woodcut
22” x 30”

misgivings | 2013 | work