1981-84 Middlesex Polytechnic (Hornsey School), BA Hons Fine Arts

1989-91 London University MA

He lives and works in London and Norfolk, England.

AWARDS

1998 Natwest Art Prize, London

1997 Natwest Art Prize, London

1995 John Moores Liverpool Exhibition, Prize winner

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019 

NowHere, Factual Nonsense, The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland. 

2018

Volare/Cantare, Campello sul Clitunno - Tempietto, (Installazione e performance - Premavera) Xed, Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia           Volare, Chapella Madonna Del Pozzo, Spoleto, Italy

The Studio of The Greatest Painter in England, Centre for Better Health, Hackney, London.

Cupboard Love, Book Launch, Etcetera Theatre Camden, London.

 

2017

Bag Book - A Bigger Profile, with Joschi Herczeg, Flat Time House (FTHo), London.

Umbrian Umbrella, Fishing for Compliments, as part of the Spoleto X˚ ed. Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia, Progetto: Franco Troiani a cura di Emanuele De Donno, Giuliano Macchia, Fulvio Porena, Franco Troiani. Piazza della Libertà - corso Mazzini, Piazza del Mercato - Piazza Duomo: performance di Jeff Gibbons.

This Show & Umbrian Umbrella, Fishing for Compliments, Pamphlet Launch, Thursday 11th May, St. Barnabas Church, Dalston, London, Talk by Bernice Donszelmann.

THis, Westminster Reference Library, London.

THis, St. Barnabas Church, Hackney, London.

2016

Glorious Failure, History Painting, St Andrew's Hall, Waterloo, London.

Glorious Failure, Fishing for Compliments (Umbrian Umbrella), Piazza della Repubblica, Orvieto, Italy.

Glorious Failure, Fishing for Compliments (Umbrian Umbrella), Piazzo del Duomo, Spoleto, Italy.

2015

Obvious & Obscure/Nature Morte, The Vestry, London.

2014

IN Signific Landscapes, Take 5 Gallery, Tombland, Norwich.

Not A Big Enough Profile, Chelsea College of Art Library, London.

Negative Enthusiasm Book Launch and NOT Faces, Marcus Campbell Bookshop, London.

2013

NOT Faces and Negative Enthusiasm (N E Book), curated by Jo Melvin, Laure Genillard Gallery, London.

2012

NOT Flowers, St John's Church, Hackney, London.

2011

Ladder, Testbed 1, London.

2010

Annunciation - Birth of Language, St. Matthews church, Oxhey, Herts.

Drawings, Watford Museum, Herts.

2009

VANITAS Art Space Gallery, London.

2008

a.r.e.s.u.r.r.e.c.t.i.o.n. St Michael and All Angels Church, Hackney, London.

2007

PARENTHESIS Art Space Gallery & Project Space, London.

2005

New Paintings Art Space Gallery, London.

Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester.

Desert St. Giles, Cripplegate, Barbican, London.

2003

St. Peter’s De Beauvoir Town, London.

2001

Eagle Gallery/Emma Hill Fine Art, London (with Paul Coldwell).

2000

The Factory, Shepherdess Walk, London – Eagle Gallery.

1999

Eagle Gallery/Emma Hill Fine Art, London.

Shell Building, Charles Newbold, London.

1996

Bede Gallery, Jarrow.

1994

Morley Gallery, London.

1993

Spitalfields Gallery, London.

1992

Brewery Arts Centre – Northern Arts.

1991

Somerville College, Oxford.

1990

Robinson College, Cambridge.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

MACHISMO, Villa Lontana, Rome, Italy http://www.villalontana.it/machismo

Language Games, Franca, Cannara (PG), Italy

(with Keith Arnatt, Gene Beery, Fabio Giorgi Alberti, Marco Raparelli, Nyla Van Ingen)

2018

X ed. Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia, Palazzo Ducale, Gubbio, Italy (December to April 2019)

 

2017

Art of the Postcard, Handel Street Projects Gallery, London.

15 People Select Their Favourite Book, Mahler & Lewitt Studios, Spoletto, Italy, (with Christina Caterinanfeli, Ian Davenport,         Emanuale De Donno, Primo De Donno, Sean Dower, Jeff Gibbons, Joschi Herczeg, Jeffrey Isaac, Jo Melvin, David Tremlett, Franco Troiani, Giovanni Rendina, Guy Robertson, Eva LeWitt, Grace Weir).

2016

Make-shift Black Barn, Cockley Cley, Norfolk, (with Bernice Donszelmann, Lucy Heyward, Michael Iveson, Bruce McLean, David Ward), curated by Jo Melvin.

2014

'Drive the Change' Exhibition, Zurich, Switzerland.

2012

Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition, London.

2011

Fire and Ice, Art Space Gallery, London.

Duration and Painting, Art Space Gallery, London.

2010

A Thousand Yard Stare, Art Space Gallery, London.

2006

‘Not only…but also’ Jeff Gibbons and Roy Oxlade Art Space Gallery, London.

2002

As it Seems, Cheltenham City Art Gallery and Museum.

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London.

2001

Art 2001 Business Design Centre, London – Eagle Gallery.

2000

Art 2000 Business Design Centre, London – Eagle Gallery.

Cheltenham Open Drawing Competition – exhibition and tour.

1999

Art 99 Business Design Centre, London – Eagle Gallery.

John Moores Liverpool Exhibition (21).

Stephen Lacey Gallery, London.

1998

Natwest Art Prize, London.

1997

Natwest Art Prize, London.

1995

John Moores Liverpool Exhibition.

1992

The Consort Gallery, Imperial College, University of London.

Drawing for All, Eastern Arts.

1991

Drawing for All, Eastern Arts.

1988

Bloomsbury Gallery, University of London.

1986

Charlotte Lampard Gallery, London.

1987

Charlotte Lampard Gallery, London.

1984

Pick of the New Graduate Art, Christies, London.

COLLECTIONS

Museum of Modern Art, Special Collections, New York.

RKD-Nederlands Instituut voor Kunstgeschiedenis, Special Collections, The Hague, Netherlands.

Tate, Special Book Collections, London..

Chelsea College of Art, UAL, Library, London, Special Collections

Henry Moore Institute, Library, Leeds, Special Collections.

University Special Collections: Bodleian Library, Oxford; Cambridge University;

National Library of Scotland; Trinity College Dublin; National Library of Wales.

Westminster Reference Library, London.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2019

NOWHERE: Factual Nonsense, Jeff Gibbons, (Pamphlet), Ankrapath Press, London

Texts by Fabio Giorgi Alberti and Jo Melvin.

2018

Cupboard Love, Jeff Gibbons, (Book), Ankrapath Press, London

The Studio of The Greatest Painter in England, Jeff Gibbons, (Pamphlet), Ankrapath Press, London

2017

A Bigger PR-o-file, Jeff Gibbons and Jo Melvin, (Pamphlet), Ankrapath Press, London

Umbrian Umbrella, Fishing for Compliments, Jeff Gibbons, (Pamphlet), Ankrapath Press, London

THis, Jeff Gibbons, (Pamphlet), Ankrapath Press, London

2016

Jeff Gibbons, Glorious Failure, History Painting, (Pamphlet) essay Donald Smith, Ankrapath Press, London

Make-shift, Catalogue, Black Barn show, essay Jo Melvin, (design by Bob Gusi)

Journal of Contemporary Painting. Volume 2 Number 1. 'Jo Melvin and Clive Phillpot in conversation at the exhibition of Jeff Gibbons: IN Signific Landscapes at Take 5, Norwich' Jo Melvin.

2015

Jeff Gibbons Obvious & Obscure/Nature Morte, (Pamphlet) Ankrapath Press, London

Jeff Gibbons P'ain'ting The-Ism, (Book) Ankrapath Press, London

2014

Jeff Gibbons IN Signific Landscapes, (Pamphlet) essay Gustavo Grandal Montero, Ankrapath Press, London

Jeff Gibbons Impossible Hope in Painting, (Pamphlet) Ankrapath Press, London

2013

Jeff Gibbons Negative Enthusiasm (N E Book), Ankrapath Press, London

2012

Jeff Gibbons Walk-in Paintings 1997-2010, Ankrapath Press, London

NOT Flowers, (Pamphlet) essay Clive Phillpot, Ankrapath Press, London

2011

Duration and Painting, catalogue essay Jo Melvin, Art Space Gallery, London

2010

Robert Van Dias Friends Entailing Happiness, John Welch 'Jeff Gibbons Words and Pictures', Infinity Press

2009

'Silence and Painting' Jo Melvin Vanitas catalogue, Art Space Gallery, London

2005

The Spectator - March 2005 Andrew Lambirth - Review

2004

PN Review (no.155) – John Welch, article January 2004

'New Work' St Peter's De Beauvoir Town, London, Mel Gooding

2002

As it Seems, Cheltenham City Art Gallery and Museum catalogue 2002

Royal Academy illustrated catalogue 2002 Andrew Lambirth

2001

British Library Annual Report 2001

2000

Shepherdess Walk, Eagle Gallery, London – Mel Gooding 2000, exhibition essay

Cheltenham Open Drawing Competition – catalogue

1999

John Moores Liverpool Exhibition (21) 1999 – catalogue

1998

The NatWest Art Prize 1998 – catalogue (intro. Lynn MacRitchie)

The Times – Richard Cork, May 1998

The Independent on Sunday – Genevieve Francon, 24.5.1998

1997

The NatWest Art Prize 1997 – catalogue (intro.Bryan Robertson)

The Financial Times – William Packer, 20.5.1997

1996

Review Bede Gallery, Jarrow, Peter Suchin

Contemporary Art magazine, March issue

1995

John Moores Liverpool Exhibition (19) 1995 catalogue

The Independent on Sunday – Tim Hilton, exhibition review

The Guardian – Robert Clark 14.11.1995