Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Mark Thomas Gibson

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: New Haven, CT
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017

Mark Thomas Gibson is an artist living and working in New Haven, CT. Originally from Miami, FL, Gibson received his B.F.A. from The Cooper Union in 2002 and his M.F.A. from Yale University School of Art in 2013. During his time at Yale, Gibson was the recipient of the Ely Harwood Schless Memorial Fund Award in 2013. Gibson is currently a critic and assistant dean of student relations at the Yale School of Art. In 2016 Gibson co-curated the exhibition Black Pulp! With William Villalongo, which has travelled from Yale University to IPCNY, USF, and Wesleyan. Black Pulp! was reviewed in The New York Times and Art in America. In 2016 Gibson released his first book, Some Monsters Loom Large, with the help of an e-Grant from the Foundation of Contemporary Arts. The book was recently re-issued in a second edition in partnership with IPCNY. Gibson’s second book Early Retirement will be released September 2017 in New York with Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich, CH. Mark Thomas Gibson is represented by Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York.



Mark Thomas Gibson worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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