Jeffrey Gibson (b. 1972, Colorado) grew up in major urban centers in the United States, Germany, Korea, and England. He is a citizen of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians and is half Cherokee. He received his BFA in painting from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1995), and his MFA in painting from the Royal College of Art, London (1998).
Gibson most recently was featured in a solo exhibition When Fire is Applied to Stone it Cracks, at the Brooklyn Museum (2020-2021). Additional solo exhibitions include Nothing Is Eternal, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA (2020); Time Carriers, Esker Foundation, Calgary (2019); Jeffrey Gibson: I WAS HERE, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA (2019); and Jeffrey Gibson: The Anthropophagic Effect, New Museum, NY (2019). Gibson’s work was also included in the 2019 Whitney Biennial. He is currently an artist-in-residence at Bard College and lives and works near Hudson, New York. Gibson is featured in Between The Lines: An RxART Coloring Book by Contemporary Artists – Volume 7.