This week the online store expanded its collection of work by Dawn Gettler. Gettler was our Artist in Residence in the Spring of 2011 and used her residency to examine the sustainability of mundane daily actions. Saying “thank you”, replying “you’re welcome” are actions we take because we have been conditioned to. Gettler questions our ability to live with this compliance in social relationships and the sugar-coated and contrived dialogs that are expressed. She wonders at her own ability to be compliant, at the control compliance exerts over her understanding of ideals.
Our collection of Gettler’s art consists of etched text-based work and a series of delicate woodcuts. Check back next week as we expand the collections of two more of our resident artists!