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educator , Sculptor

John Gibbons, Irish sculptor, educator. Recipient GLAA award, 1978, 1985, Arts Council award, 1979, Irish Post award, 1987, Lorne award, 1992, AHRB award, 2001, Intoch Trust award, 2001; grantee, National Education Association, 1983; Macauley fellow, 1975.


Gibbons, John was born on December 25, 1949 in Ennis, Ireland.


Graduate in fine art with honors, St. Martins School Art, London, 1975.


Professor, head sculpture University Southampton Winchester School Art, since 1988.


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  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Serpentine Gallery, 1986, Galexie Wentzel, Koln, 1987, Madeleine Carter Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts, 1988, Flowers East, London, 1990—2003, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland, 1996, Kettles Yard University Cambridge, 1997, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, 1997, Lothbury Gallery, London, 1998, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, 1998, Crawford Municipal Gallery, 1998, Nograd History Museum, Salgotarjan, Hungary, 1999, Endre Horvath Gallery, Balassagyarmat, Hungary, 1999, Taylor Galleries, Dublin, 1999, Flowers Central, London, 2003, Napoloeon Garden, Holland Park, London, 2002, others, exhibited in group shows at Flowers East, London, 1992—2002, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland, 2000, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, 2000, West Cork Arts Center, Cork, 2000, Flowers Central, London, 2000, National Gallery Modern Art, Mumbai, India, 2001, Bourn Vincent Gallery, Ireland, 2002, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy, 2002, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, 2002, Robert Steele Gallery, New York, 2002, Museum Fine Art, Prague, 2003, Flowers West, Santa Monica, California, 2003, Mac Laren Art Ctr, Barrie, Canada, 2003, others, Represented in permanent collections Arts Council Great Britain, Barclays de Zoete Wedd London, Contemporary Arts Society, Dublin, Syracuse University, New York , Edmonton Art Gallery, Alberta, Canada, Nograd County Museum, Salgotarjon, Gulbenkian Foundation, Museum Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain, Tate Gallery, London, Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, University Limerick, Ireland, Comino Foundation, Czech Museum Fine Arts, Prague, Contemporary Art Society, London, England.


Son of Frank and Pauline Gibbons. Divorced; 1 child Sharon;1 child Darragh.

Frank Gibbons

Pauline Gibbons

Darragh Gibbons