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Dawn Gettler
Attended University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls IA - Ohio University, Athens OH
Lives in Chicago, IL
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Chicago, IL
Marshalltown, IA - cedar falls, ia - athens, oh - omaha, ne - park city, ut - fort collins, co - nebraska city, ne - raleigh, nc

Dawn Gettler (1979) was born and raised in Iowa and currently calls Chicago, IL home. In 2006, she received her MFA in printmaking from Ohio University. Gettler has been in various exhibitions and recently completed artist in residence programs at The Bemis Center for Contemporary ArtsSpiro ArtsART342, and The KHN Center for the Arts. This past spring Dawn was the artist in residence at Spudnik Press in Chicago. Dawn recently received full fellowship residencies at theWomen’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, New York and Prairie Center of the Arts in Peoria, IL. Recent shows include an Invitational Exhibition, Action is Eloquence, at the University of Northern Iowa and Solo Shows, jill came tumbling after, at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery at Mount Mercy University and through the doubt, at artspace in Raleigh, North Carolina. Upcoming shows for 2011-2013 include solo shows at the Fitton Center, WSW, and The Lux Center for the Arts.

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Upcoming Residencies, Shows, and Lectures

January-February 2011: Residency at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, Nebraska

March 2011: jill came tumbling after, a Solo Show and Artist Talk, Mount Mercy University: Janalyn Hanson White Gallery

March-June 2011: Artist in Residence at Spudnik Press, Chicago, Illinois

July-August 2011: Residency, Workshop, Artist Talk, and Solo Show, artspace, Raleigh, North Carolina

October-December 2011: Residency at Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, Illinios

January 2012: Solo Show, Fitton Center, Hamilton, Ohio

January-February 2012: NEA Grant Studio Residency, Solo Show, and Artist Talk, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, New York

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  • University Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls IA - Ohio University, Athens OH
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