Resume


BEN GIBSON
11696 Maple Lawn Drive S.
Edinboro, PA 16412
bsgibson1@gmail.com
814-449-5324


EDUCATION
1970/73 M.F.A. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Painting major / Printmaking minor
1967/70 B. A. Aquinas College, Grand Rapids, MI
Painting major / Printmaking minor
1964/67 Diploma of Graduation, Kendall School of Design, Grand Rapids, MI
Fine Arts Illustration major
 
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1976/2012 Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA
Professor of Art
All levels of drawing and painting, including M.F.A.
1973/76 Damaen College, Buffalo, NY
Assistant Professor of Art
All levels of drawing, painting, printmaking
1975/76 Attica Correctional Facility, Attica, NY
Assistant Professor of Art
Drawing and design
 
JURIED and GROUP EXHIBITIONS and AWARDS
2013 Art of The State
State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

Art of Healing Exhibition
LECOM, Erie, PA

 
2012 The 89th Annual Spring Show
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

76th National Midyear Show
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

 
2011 The 88th Annual Spring Show
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

Eight Regional Painters
Crary Art Gallery, Warren, PA

Northwest Pennsylvania Artists Association Biennial
Heeschen Gallery, Meadville, PA

Highlands Initiative Exhibition
EUP Campus, various locations, Edinboro, PA

*EUP Sabbatical Award, Fall Semester

 
2010 The Mercantile Show of Northwest PA Artists Association
The Mercantile Building, Erie, PA

The 87th Annual Spring Show
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

Nuts and Boltz
NPAA Invitational
Ferraro Building, Erie, PA

EUP Art Faculty Exhibition
Bruce Gallery, EUP, Edinboro, PA

 
2009 99th Annual Exhibition
Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

86th Annual Spring Show
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA
*Juror’s Award

The Growth Exhibition
Cohen & Grigsby Law Firm Headquarters, Pittsburgh, PA

EUP Art Faculty Exhibition
Bruce Gallery, EUP, Edinboro, PA

*First Place Juror’s Award

*EUP Faculty Research Grant

 
2008 85th Annual Spring Show
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

Selected Northwest PA Artists Association Exhibition
Urarro Gallery, Erie, PA

EUP Art Faculty Exhibition
Bruce Gallery, EUP, Edinboro, PA

 
2007 The 8 Group Show
Erie Art Museum Annex Gallery, Erie, PA

84th Annual Spring Show
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

Red Hook Invitational
Lucky Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

79 North Show
Marketplace Gallery, Meadville, PA

Northwest PA Artists Association Exhibition
Cummings Gallery, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA

Christmas Exhibition
Urarro Gallery, Erie, PA

EUP Art Faculty Exhibition
Bruce Gallery, EUP, Edinboro, PA

*EUP Faculty Research Grant

 
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
  Northwest Pennsylvania Artists Association
Active member since 1977

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh
Active member since 1980

Who’s Who in American Art
Listed since 1978

Who’s Who Among American Teachers
Listed since 1996

 
ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2013 Jentel Artist Residency
Oct/Nov
Banner, WY

 
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
  Advanced Systems Applications
Bloomington, IL

Albright-Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, NY

BBDO Chicago Inc.
Chicago, IL

Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA

Butler Institute of American Art
Youngstown, OH

Duquesne Electric Company
Pittsburgh, PA

East Carolina University Museum of Art
Greenville, SC

The Flint Institute of Art
Flint, MI

The Charles Burchfield Center, SUNY System
Buffalo, NY

The Charles Rand Penney Foundation
Olcott, NY

The Memorial Art Gallery
Rochester, NY

Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center
SUNY, Fredonia, NY campus

Rutgers University
Camden, NJ

The Sioux City Art Gallery
Sioux City, IA

Shanghai Banking Corporation
Hongkong

The Springfield Museum of Art
Springfield, MO

Stackpole Hall Foundation
Saint Mary’s, PA

University of Nebraska
Sheldon Art Gallery
Lincoln, NE

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA