Originally from Seattle, Washington, Rose Nestler currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York where she is an artist in residence at a Chashama Studio 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.