Garden Silhouette 30″ x 20″ Mixed Media 2010 by Gibson-Hunter

Garden Silhouette 30" x 20" Mixed Media 2010



1985 Howard University, MFA Printmaking
1975 Temple University, BS Art Education

Post Graduate
1999 Canadian School for Non Toxic Printmaking Workshop-Certificate
Non- Toxic Printmaking

Professional Honors, Fellowships, and Residencies

2010 Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring MD
2006 Artist Fellowship Program Grant, DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities
1999 Howard University Academic Excellence Grant
1985 Bronx Museum of Art Fellowship
1978 J.D. Rockefeller Arts Administration Fellowship Arts-In –Education

Selective List of Exhibits

2011 Kreeger Museum, In Unison: 20 Washington, DC Printmakers, Group. Jurors: Sam Gilliam, Judy Goldberg, Director, Kreeger Museum, Marsha Mayteka, Marsha Mayteka Gallery, Claudia Roussiau, art critic, art historian
2011 No Commercial Potential, traveling exhibition; Galleria Terre Rare,
2010 Garage N.3 Gallery, Spazio espositivo “Barrique”, Italy, Curator Maurizio Follin
2010 Diversity, Museum of Fine Arts of Parana’, Parana, Argentina. Coordinated by Silivina Luchi and the Adrt Department of Inadi Entire Rios
2010 Boxed In/ Outside The Box, CCBC Catonsville Gallery, Catonsville, Md. Invitational, Group, Curator Peggy Fox
2009 BLACK, DC Art Center Gallery, Washington, DC
2008 Suspicious Activities, DC Art Center Gallery, Washington, DC, Solo
2008 Under Surveillance, Nevin Kelly Gallery, Washington, DC, Group Exhibition
2008 Gender Politics, University of Detroit at Mercy, Detroit, MI. Group Exhibition
2008 New Power Generation 2008, Hampton University Museum, Hampton Virginia, Group Exhibition
2008 Dark Matter, Zenith Gallery, Washington, DC, Group Exhibition
2008 Mid-Atlantic New Painting 2000, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg VA. Group Exhibition, Juror: John B. Ravenal
2008 Black Creativity, The Museum of Art and Science, Chicago, Illinois, Group Exhibition, 2nd Place cash award
2007 artDC, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, BADC (Black Artist’s of DC), Digital Gallery
2007 Face of Victory, Pen and Brush Gallery, New York, NY, Group Exhibition, Honorable Mention Award
2006 LOGLO, Miami Design District, Art Basel Miami, Miami Florida. Group Exhibition, Juror: Marvin Weeks
2006 Convergence of Vision: The Power of Art, Largo, MD. Group Exhibition, Jurors: James Phillips, Norman Parrish, Marisa Battle
2006 Small Wonders, International Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2006 Works by Women of African Descent, Pen and Brush, New York, NY . Group Exhibition, Juror: Barbara Minch 1st place
2006 AFRICA! Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA., Group Exhibit, Juror: Martha Jackson-Jarvis
2005 Women of The African Diaspora, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago Il. Group exhibition, Juror: Kymberly Pinder
2005 Hidden Treasures: Black Artists of DC, Graham Collection Gallery, Washington, D.C., group exhibit, Curator: Barbara Blanco
2005 A Proud Continuum: Eight Decades of Black Art at Howard University, Howard University Gallery, Washington, D.C., group exhibit, Curator: Tritobia Hayes Benjamin, PhD
2004 DC Portfolio 2004, Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC, group exhibit. Juried: D.C Commission on the Arts and Humanities.


2010 Sam Gilliam ”More Than A Room: Effective Studio Practices’, interview Washington, DC
2006 Art, Artists and Activism: The Black Arts movement Revisited, Re-contextualized, The 16th Annual Porter Colloquium, Moderator, Washington, D.C.
2005 Empowering Black Artists, Lecturer, National Conference of Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2005 The Power of Art in Transforming Lives, Panelist, Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, Washington, DC.
2000 Converging Images, Printmaking and Photography, The 11th Annual James Porter Colloquium, Howard University, Moderator, Washington, DC


2008 Washington Post Style Section, The Very Image of Affirmation, Nov. 21
2008 Washington Informer, Arts and Entertainment, Suspicious Activities, Nov. 2-12 2008
2006 Howard University Alumni News, Alumnus Judges Student Show, Web Publication
2006 Black Arts and Culture USA (Cable TV), Pen and Brush Exhibit
2005 A Proud Continuum: Eight Decades of Art at Howard University, Carolyn E. Shuttleworth , editor, Howard University, Polisher; Howard University Gallery, PG. 111
2004 Artline Plus, Artline Plus Mid-Atlantic Reviews, Web Publication

Teaching and Professional Experience

1999-2002 Howard University, Lecturer
2003 Art Instruction (Studio), undergraduate and graduate printmaking
Courses: Silkscreen Printing, Relief Printmaking, Printmaking I, Printmaking II, Independent Study in Printmaking, Graduate: Printmaking I, Printmaking II, Printmaking Workshop

Public Art

Artwalk, Washington DC
2005 Designed a 7’ x 24’ banner for an architectural structure in downtown


Embassy of Liberia, Permanent Collection
District of Columbia Art Bank,
District of Columbia Permanent Collection Wilson Building
Private Collection of Juliette Bethea

Volunteer Services/ Black Artists of DC, Washington, D.C.

1999-Present Co- Founder/ Education Committee: Black Artists of DC, a self help organization for artists from the African Diaspora who have lived, been educated , or employed in Washington DC at some point in their lives.

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