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Recent silkscreens and sculpture by Dawn Cerny
Published:
BOYS, JOKES AND THINGS
Dawn Cerny
SEASON
Opening reception Sunday October 13, 2-5pm
Show dates October 13-December 29, 2013
Hours by appointment
 
 
Across the room 
and over the fireplace
is [a mantel] our mantle
We place the things on the mantel that hold value to us.
Here is [a photo] a postcard.
There is a trophy.  
We tastefully decorate with homey objects that taste mildly aspirational.   
We display soft monuments made of paper and blood and plaster and yarn and limp erections and glue.
A copy of something by Isherwood by Forster by Auden by Döblin.
This is familiar.
This is so familiar it feels embarrassing.
(Maybe humiliating?)
               Two candle sticks over a fireplace.
               A matching mid-century sofa set.
               The sacred and the profane sit on opposite sides of this domestic setting.
               Our home.
               Our domestic setting.
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Dawn Cerny received her BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle Washington and her MFA at Bard College, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.  Cerny works in a variety of mediums, including painting, printmaking and sculpture.  Her work has been shown at numerous venues including Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington; Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; and Night Gallery, Los Angeles, California.  Dawn Cerny was born in Santa Barbara, California and lives in Seattle, Washington and SEASON is honored to show this new work.
 
Please contact robert@season.cz with questions or to purchase artwork.
Dawn Cerny, Candle Holders, 2012, paper construction with candles, 9 x 4 x 2 inches each.  $1200.
Dawn Cerny, The First 50 Pages of Berlin Alexanderplatz, 2013, paper mache and yarn, 17 x 9 x 4.5 inches.  $1500.
Dawn Cerny, Pastoral; Give It to Me, 2012, screenprint installation, 76 x 77 inches.  $3500.
Dawn Cerny, Pastoral; Give It to Me (detail), 2012, screenprint installation.
Dawn Cerny, Soft Monument, 2013, paper mâché over metal armiture, yarn, tape, felt and graphite, 14 x 17 x 6 inches.  $1500
Dawn Cerny, Figure Study, 2013, painted plaster over paper armiture, 8 x 9 x 4 inches.  $1500.
Dawn CernyA Mound Above and Below, 2013, silkscreen diptych, 22 x 30 inches. $1000 framed.
Dawn Cerny, Untitled (Station 5), 2013, plaster, tape, paper, paint, foamcore, 16 x 12 x 3 inches.  $1000.
Dawn Cerny, Untitled (Station 7), 2013, plaster, tape, paper, paint, foamcore, 12 x 23 x 3.5 inches.  $1000.
Dawn Cerny, Untitled, 2013, single edition silkscreen with 2 AP, 22 x 15 inches each. full set $4000. 
Dawn Cerny, Eqitorial Jungle, 2013, screenprint with collage, 13.5 x 17 inches.  SOLD.
Dawn Cerny, Saint John and Suzanna, 2012, cut paper collage, 14 x 17 x 6 inches.  $900 framed.