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The Program in Visual Arts invites Princeton students, faculty and staff to a conversation with artist Mark Thomas Gibson as he talks with students in a Drawing course taught by Lecturer in Visual Arts Mario Moore about his artistic practice and the importance of drawing.

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ABOUT

Artist in his studio

Photo provided by Mark Thomas Gibson

Mark Thomas Gibson is an artist, curator, and professor living and working in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Gibson received his BFA from The Cooper Union in 2002 and his MFA from Yale University School of Art in 2013.

In 2016 Gibson co-curated the exhibition Black Pulp! with William Villalongo, which has travelled from Yale University to IPCNY, USF, and Wesleyan University to name a few. Black Pulp! has been reviewed in the New York Times and Art in America.

In 2016 Gibson self-published his first book, Some Monsters Loom Large, with the help of an E-Grant from the Foundation of Contemporary Arts, NY, NY. The book was re-issued in a second edition in partnership with IPCNY. Gibson’s second book Early Retirement was released in 2017 with Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich, Switzerland. Early Retirement was acquired to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection.

Mark Thomas Gibson is represented by Fredericks and Freiser Gallery, (New York, NY) and Loyal Gallery, (Stockholm, Sweden). Gibson is currently an Assistant Professor at Tyler School of Art and Architecture in Philadelphia.