Bard Faculty

Jeffrey Gibson

Artist in Residence

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Studio Arts


B.F.A., Art Institute of Chicago; M.A., Royal College of Art, London. Also studied with sculptor Ernest Mirabal in Nambé, New Mexico. A painter, sculptor, and installation artist, he has had numerous solo and two-person shows throughout the United States, and has been part of group exhibitions at venues such as the Peabody Essex Museum; Museum of Arts and Design, New York; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Denver Art Museum; Mass MoCA; Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art; Jersey City Museum; Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe; and National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, New York. His work can be found in public collections, including the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis; and Denver Art Museum. He has held visiting artist, lecturer, and teaching positions at Cornell University; Pont-Aven School of Contemporary Art, Pont-Aven, France; California College of the Arts; Claremont Graduate University; and Cooper Union School of Art; among others. He also sits on various arts-related panels, including the New York State Council on the Arts and the Eiteljorg Museum’s fellowship selection panel. In 2012, he was named a TED Foundation Fellow. Other honors include grants and awards from the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian, Jerome Foundation, and Harpo Foundation, among others. At Bard since 2012.


Phone: 845-758-6822