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MARK THOMAS GIBSON

B. 1980
Lives and works in New Haven, Connecticut.


EDUCATION

2013               MFA, Yale School of Art, Painting & Printmaking

2002               BFA, Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 2018               Gaunlet, Loyal Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2017               Early Retirement, Fredericks and Freiser, New York, NY                                                                                                  

2016               Some Monsters Loom Large, Fredericks and Freiser, New York, NY

2013               Alamo RevenantFredericks and Freiser, New York, NY

2013               Black and BlueMotus Fort, Tokyo, Japan


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018               Utopias, Gallery221, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL
                       Shelter, International Comix Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland

2017               The Curator’s Eggs, Paul Kasmin Gallery, NY
                      Woke! Contemporary Art Museum , University of South Florida, Tampa,FL

2016               A Being in the World, Salon 94, New York, NY
                      American Optimism, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME

2015               The Midnight Sun, Ms. Barbers, Los Angeles, CA
                       The Landscape Changes 30 Times, Anahita Art Gallery, Tehran, Iran
                       All Types of Characters, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

2014               American Beauty, Susan Inglett, New York, NY

2013               Blane De St. Croix, Mark Thomas Gibson, Howardena PindellFredericks and Freiser,
                      New York, NY

2012               Space,Curated by Matt JonesNorth Atlantic Conference Exhibition, New York, NY

2010               Quick While Still, Curated by Kadar BrockHeist Gallery, New York, NY

2009             Quick While Still, Curated by Kadar Brock, Motus Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
                      Hollywood Cultural Arts Center Annual Exhibition, Hollywood, FL


PUBLICATIONS + ARTIST BOOKS

 2018                           Fired Up! Ready to Go! The Collection of Peggy Cooper Cafritz, By Peggy                   Cooper Cafritz and Thelma Golden

2017                           Early Retirement, Published by Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich, CH
                                  (Essay) Oracles: Artists Calling Cards, Published by Edition Patrick Frey,       Zurich, CH

2016                           Some Monsters Loom Large, 2nd Edition, Published by IPCNY, NY, NY

2015                           Some Monsters Loom Large, 1st Edition, Self-Published, Brooklyn, NY


TEACHING

 2016 – present         Full-Time Lecturer/Critic; Assistant Dean of Student Relations; Yale School of Art, Yale University, New Haven, CT

2015 – 2016             Painting Faculty, School of Visual Arts MFA Program & Summer Residency Program, New York, NY

2015 – present         Drawing Faculty, Yale Norfolk Summer School of Art and Music, Norfolk, CT

2014 – 2015             Visiting Artist Lecturer, Cooper Union, New York, NY

2013 – 2015             Part Time Lecturer, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 
VISITING ARTIST

2018               Hillsborough College, Tampa, FL
                       Tyler School of Art, Pennsylvania, PA

2017               Boston Universty, Boston, MA
                       Hunter College. New York, NY
                       MICA, Baltimore, MD

2016               Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
                       SVA, New York, NY
                       University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2015               The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, NY, NY


LECTURES & PANELS

2017               Curating Comics: Creating Exhibitions in Galleries and Digital Spaces, The Schomberg’s Annual Black Comic Festival, NY, NY.

2017               Black Pulp! Public Lecture at The Cooper Union Great Hall, NY, NY

2016               Black Pulp! Panel and Symposium at the SVA Theatre, presented by IPCNY, NY, NY

PRESS

2017               Frieze Magazine, "Acts of Recognition", by David Geers, October 7, 2017
                      Brooklyn Rail, “Mark Thomas Gibson: Early Retirement”, by William Corwin,        October 5, 2017

2015               Whitehot Magazine, “Aspects of American History: Mark Gibson Interview,” by Irena            Jurek, September 2015
                       ARTnews, “A Truffle Pig Heads for the Piers: Kenny Schachter in New York (Part 1),” by Kenny Schachter, March 9, 2015
                      Artnews, “Some Monsters Loom Large at the Armory Show,” by Barbara A. MacAdam, March 5, 2015
                     The New York Times, “Peggy Cooper Cafritz: Everything in a Big Way,” by Penelope Green, January 14, 2015

2014              Eyes Toward The Dove, “Highlights from 2013 and Previews for 2014,” by Katy Diamond Hamer
                     Vulture Magazine, “10 Black Artists on the Lessons of Ebony and Jet,” by Katy Diamond Hamer, December 19, 2014 

2010              Mar/Apr 2010,  Vol 4 Issue 4: Artillery Killer Text on Art, “Quick While Still,” by Chris Bors