| Ben Gibson is primarily known as Benedict S. Gibson
|Biography from Butler Institute of American Art:|
|Benedict S. Gibson |
Born : Grand Rapids, MI 1946
OCCUPATION : Assistant Professor of Art at Edinboro State College
Education : Kendall School of Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan 1967;
Aquinas College in Grand Rapids 1970; University of Nebraska MFA 1973
COLLECTIONS : Springfield Art Museum; Sioux City Art Gallery; Sheldon
Art Gallery of the University of Nebraska; Charles Rand Penney
Foundation in Olcott, NY ; Delta College Collection at University
Center, MI: Flint Institute of Arts; Albright-Knox Art Gallery; Charles
Burchfield Center; Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery at State
University College in Fredonia, NY; Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester,
NY; Butler Institute of American Art.
AWARDS : Honorable mention at The Riverton National in Lander,WY 1971;
Purchase Award Springfield Art Museum 1972; Purchase Award Sioux City
Art Gallery 1972; Vreeland Award for the most outstanding graduate
student in the fine arts division at University of Nebraska 1973; Award
for drawing Albright Knox Ar Gallery 1974; Chautauqua Institution Award
(1st) 1974; Chautauqua Art Association Award and People's Choice Award
1975; Purchase award Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery 1976;
Research Grant from Academic Research Council 1976; First prize
national drawing competition at Edinboro State College 1977; Harriet
DeWeese Award 1977; Purchase award Butler Institute of American Art
EXHBITIONS : (one-man) Kendall School of Design 1967; Odessy Gallery in
Lincoln, NE 1973; Gallery without Walls in Buffalo 1974; Delta College
at University Center, MI 1974; Gallery without Walls (More-Rubin
Exhibitions : (group)
Detroit Institute of Arts, Flint Institute of Arts "Michigan Focus
Exhibition" 1974; Davidson National Print and Drawing Competition at
Davidson College 1975; Marietta College "Mainstreams 1975"; Ball State
University "21st Annual Drawing and Small Sculpture Show" 1975;
Chautauqua Institute "18th National Jury Show" 1975; Albright-Knox
"Buffalo Society of Artists" 1975; Burchfield Center "Six Young
Artists" 1975-1976; San Jose Art Gallery and Cranbrook Academy of Art
"76 Michigan Survey" 1975-1976; Burchfield Center "Patteran Artists'
Exhibition" 1975-1977; Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery
"National Print Competition" 1976; Ball State University "22nd Annual
Drawing and Small Sculpture Show" 1976; Edinboro State College "Intent,
National Drawing Competition" 1977; Chautauqua Institute "20th National
Jury Show" 1977; Minneapolis School of Art and Design 1971; Nebraska
Union at University of Nebraska 1972; Sheldon Art Gallery 1973; Gallery
West at Buffalo 1973; Springfield Art Museum "Midwest Invitational II"
1974; College of Saint Catherine at St. Paul "Neo-Realist Exhibition"
1974; Albright-Knox Art Gallery "Rosary Hill College Faculty Show"
1975; Kenan Center Four Man Show 1975; Gallery Without Walls "Very
Important Paintings" 1975; East Tennesee State University "By
Invitation : A Drawing Exhibition" 1976; Gallery Without Walls "Works
on Paper" 1976; Memorial Art Gallery "Charles Rand Penney Collection"
1976; Erie County Savings Bank "Patteran Exhibition" 1976; Ruben-More
Gallery "Group Show" 1976; Charles Burchfield Center "First Decade"
1976; University of Nebraska "MFA Graduate Alumni Exhibition" 1976;
Niagara Community College Art Gallery "The Charles Rand Penney Upstate
New York Collection" 1977; Erie Art Center "New Expressions" 1977.
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