1981-84 Hornsey School of Art, BA Hons Fine Arts
1989-91 London University MA
He lives and works in London, Norfolk, UK and Umbria, Italy.
1998 Natwest Art Prize, London
1997 Natwest Art Prize, London
1995 John Moores Liverpool Exhibition, Prize winner
Tea & Cake, Tom Bland's Reception Room, Hackney, London February-March 2023
personally, Chiesa di San Giovanni e Paolo, Spoleto, Italy, September - December 2022
52 Weeks - Calendar - Guest Editions, Hackney, London Selected and arranged by Jo Melvin, Ankrapath Press
Impossible Possibility, Performance and Picnic, Madonna Del Forche, Vallo di Nera, Italy, June 2022
Painting in the Closet exhibition to coincide with
‘The Feuilleton: I will bear witness', Spoleto & Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma, (MACRO), Italy – Project by Jo Melvin 20 June – 31 July
Floating Book book launch, Video: Book Launch on Felbrigg Estate lake, January 2021
NowHere, Factual Nonsense, The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
Obvious & Obscure/Nature Morte, The Vestry, London.
P'ain'ting The-Ism, Book Launch, St. Ann's Church Hall, Soho, London with Donald Smith and Jo Melvin.
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.
NOT Faces and Negative Enthusiasm (N E Book), curated by Jo Melvin, Laure Genillard Gallery, London.
NOT Flowers, St John's Church, Hackney, London.
Ladder, Testbed 1, London.
Annunciation - Birth of Language, St. Matthews church, Oxhey, Herts.
Drawings, Watford Museum, Herts.
VANITAS Art Space Gallery, London.
a.r.e.s.u.r.r.e.c.t.i.o.n. St Michael and All Angels Church, Hackney, London.
PARENTHESIS Art Space Gallery & Project Space, London.
New Paintings Art Space Gallery, London.
Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester.
Desert St. Giles, Cripplegate, Barbican, London.
St. Peter’s De Beauvoir Town, London.
Eagle Gallery/Emma Hill Fine Art, London (with Paul Coldwell).
The Factory, Shepherdess Walk, London – Eagle Gallery.
Eagle Gallery/Emma Hill Fine Art, London.
Shell Building, Charles Newbold, London.
Bede Gallery, Jarrow.
Morley Gallery, London.
Spitalfields Gallery, London.
Brewery Arts Centre – Northern Arts.
Somerville College, Oxford.
Robinson College, Cambridge.
Bestiario Postatomico, Archivio di Stato Spoleto, Jeff Gibbons with (and curated by) Giulia Filippi, Spoleto, Umbria, Italy, May - October 2022
And the Flowers too Fondazione VOLUME! Museo Orto Botanico di Roma. 16 Oct- 14 Nov
Chiara Camoni, Adelaide Cioni, Isabella Ducrot, Jeff Gibbons, Jonas Mekas, Kayako Oki, Shimabuku and Vincenzo Simone
SLIP MACRO performance by Fabio Giorgi Alberti & Jeff Gibbons
What do people do all day? Video by Jeff Gibbons MACRO, part of The Feuilleton: I will bear witness: Project by Jo Melvin, Rome, Italy
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)
X ed. Viaggiatori sulla Flaminia, Palazzo Ducale, Gubbio, Italy (December to April 2019)
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).
Make-shift Black Barn, Cockley Cley, Norfolk, (with Bernice Donszelmann, Lucy Heyward, Michael Iveson, Bruce McLean, David Ward), curated by Jo Melvin.
'Drive the Change' Exhibition, Zurich, Switzerland.
Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition, London.
Fire and Ice, Art Space Gallery, London.
Duration and Painting, Art Space Gallery, London.
A Thousand Yard Stare, Art Space Gallery, London.
‘Not only…but also’ Jeff Gibbons and Roy Oxlade Art Space Gallery, London.
As it Seems, Cheltenham City Art Gallery and Museum.
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London.
Art 2001 Business Design Centre, London – Eagle Gallery.
Art 2000 Business Design Centre, London – Eagle Gallery.
Cheltenham Open Drawing Competition – exhibition and tour.
Art 99 Business Design Centre, London – Eagle Gallery.
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition (21).
Stephen Lacey Gallery, London.
Natwest Art Prize, London.
Natwest Art Prize, London.
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition.
The Consort Gallery, Imperial College, University of London.
Drawing for All, Eastern Arts.
Drawing for All, Eastern Arts.
Bloomsbury Gallery, University of London.
Charlotte Lampard Gallery, London.
Charlotte Lampard Gallery, London.
Pick of the New Graduate Art, Christies, London.
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.
Soanyway Magazine, Jeff Gibbons, Performativity of Paint, (Article) Vol. 2, Issue Fifteen, (Summer 2023)
Modus Operandi (pamphlet) Ankrapath Press
Simul Peccator, Simul Justus (pamphlet) Ankrapath Press
52 Weeks Jeff Gibbons (Calendar) Ankrapath Press
Personally (fold-out pamphlet) Ankrapath Press
Impossible Possibility (fold-out pamphlet) Ankrapath Press
Gold and Still (fold-out pamphlet) Ankrapath Press
BOYHOOD (fold-out pamphlet) Ankrapath Press
How To Touch Nothing… (pamphlet) Ankrapath Press
Floating Book, Jeff Gibbons, (Book) published January 2021, Ankrapath Press
Painting in the Closet, (Pamphlet), May 2021
Nero Magazine, Jeff Gibbons, Painting Meaning or How to Look at a Painting, (articles) 18th May 2021
Articles by Joanne Laws, I n d e x i c a l V a r i a t i o n; Gertrude Gibbons, Dialogue of two Moons in Exile
Fortnightly Review, John Welch, Looking at Pictures, April 2021
NOWHERE: Factual Nonsense, Jeff Gibbons, (Pamphlet), Ankrapath Press, London
Texts by Fabio Giorgi Alberti and Jo Melvin.
Cupboard Love, Jeff Gibbons, (Book), Ankrapath Press, London
The Studio of The Greatest Painter in England, Jeff Gibbons, (Pamphlet), Ankrapath Press, London
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
Glorious Failure, History Painting, Jeff Gibbons, (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.
Obvious & Obscure/Nature Morte, Jeff Gibbons, (Pamphlet) Ankrapath Press, London
P'ain'ting The-Ism, Jeff Gibbons (Book) Ankrapath Press, London
IN Signific Landscapes, Jeff Gibbons (Pamphlet) essay Gustavo Grandal Montero, Ankrapath Press, London
Impossible Hope in Painting, Jeff Gibbons (Pamphlet) Ankrapath Press, London
Negative Enthusiasm (N E Book), Jeff Gibbons, Ankrapath Press, London
Walk-in Paintings 1997-2010, Jeff Gibbons, Ankrapath Press, London
NOT Flowers, Jeff Gibbons (Pamphlet) essay Clive Phillpot, Ankrapath Press, London
Duration and Painting, catalogue essay Jo Melvin, Art Space Gallery, London
Robert Van Dias Friends Entailing Happiness, John Welch 'Jeff Gibbons Words and Pictures', Infinity Press
'Silence and Painting' Jo Melvin Vanitas catalogue, Art Space Gallery, London
The Spectator - March 2005 Andrew Lambirth - Review
PN Review (no.155) – John Welch, article January 2004
'New Work' St Peter's De Beauvoir Town, London, Mel Gooding
As it Seems, Cheltenham City Art Gallery and Museum catalogue 2002
Royal Academy illustrated catalogue 2002 – Andrew Lambirth
British Library Annual Report 2001
Shepherdess Walk, Eagle Gallery, London – Mel Gooding 2000, exhibition essay
Cheltenham Open Drawing Competition – catalogue
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition (21) 1999 – catalogue
The NatWest Art Prize 1998 – catalogue (intro. Lynn MacRitchie)
The Times – Richard Cork, May 1998
The Independent on Sunday – Genevieve Francon, 24.5.1998
The NatWest Art Prize 1997 – catalogue (intro.Bryan Robertson)
The Financial Times – William Packer, 20.5.1997
Review Bede Gallery, Jarrow, Peter Suchin
Contemporary Art magazine, March issue
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition (19) 1995 catalogue
The Independent on Sunday – Tim Hilton, exhibition review
The Guardian – Robert Clark 14.11.1995