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Category: Artist Spotlight Archives | Gibbes Museum of Art

Republican Potty, by Michelle Erickson

Artist SpotlightAwards

1858 Prize Finalist: Michelle Erickson

A resident of Virginia, ceramic artist Michelle Erickson has over twenty years of experience crafting 17th- and 18th-century reproduction pottery as well as creating contemporary ceramics that foster discussion on…

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Vinculo en Azul, by José Bedia

Artist SpotlightAwards

1858 Prize Finalist: José Bedia

Extensive travel, appreciation for tradition, and a unique approach to translating history have all shaped the career of José Bedia. Born in 1959 in Havana, Cuba, Bedia grew up surrounded…

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Hooper at work

Artist SpotlightInterns

Visiting Artist Jill Hooper Invites You into Her Studio

I crouch over a manekin, holding a tin cup to the painted lips. “Twist your torso a little to the right… perfect,” Jill Hooper, Gibbes visiting artist, instructs. Studio light…

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Sonya Clark Pluck and Grow

Artist SpotlightEducationInterns

Pluck and Grow—Sonya Clark’s interactive hair installation

This past Wednesday afternoon, the Gibbes Museum of Art celebrated its first opening of evening hours with the lecture and workshop of visiting artist, Sonya Clark. Now open until 8…

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Sonya Clark

Artist SpotlightInternsPrograms

Visiting Artists Coming to the Gibbes

With temperatures going up and scaffolding coming down, it is clear that the reopening of the Gibbes on May 28th is fast approaching. During my second semester as an intern…

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Artist SpotlightEvents

The Secret Language of Cloth, an Interview with Susan Hull Walker

Susan Hull Walker, who founded ibu in 2013, studied World Religions at Harvard Divinity School and served for eighteen years as a minister in Maine, San Francisco, and Charleston, SC. When she…

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Artist SpotlightAwards

1858 Prize Finalist Deborah Luster

Deborah Luster, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, from New Orleans, Louisiana, investigates the violence of her home city through photographs. Her mother was a homicide…

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Artist SpotlightEvents

1858 Prize Finalist Deborah Luster

Deborah Luster, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, from New Orleans, Louisiana, investigates the violence of her home city through photographs. Her mother was a homicide…

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Artist Spotlight

Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist George Jenne

George Jenne, one of the six finalists for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, earned a BFA in Film/Video from Rhode Island School of Design in 1995 and went…

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Artist SpotlightAwards

Q&A with 1858 Prize Finalist Kevin Jerome Everson

Kevin Jerome Everson, a finalist for the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art, grew up in Mansfield, Ohio. He received an MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from the…

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