Jeffrey Gibson

Visual Arts, 2005

Jeffrey Gibson (Choctaw/Cherokee) is a painter and installation artist living in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from the Royal College of Art in London, England with a Master of Arts degree. Before moving to New York, Gibson exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in both London and Norway. Since returning to the U.S., he has exhibited in museums and galleries in New York, Boston, Texas, and Connecticut. His work has been published in various books and magazines in the U.S., England, Norway, and Spain. His paintings and installations have been featured in exhibitions at The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, The Jersey City Museum, and The National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution). Gibson is represented by Samson Projects in Boston. Gibson is an artist leader in Creative Capital’s Professional Development Program.

Awards and Accomplishments


Gibson and four other Creative Capital Artists are included in Prospect 3: Notes for Now Biennial in New Orleans, LA


Gibson receives 2011 Harpo Foundation Grant


Gibson is a TED2012 Fellow

2006: Gibson receives Art Omi International Artist Residency

2006: Gibson receives Shadow Art Institute Residency