JUSTIN GIBBENS

 
 
 
 
 

BIO

Justin Gibbens was trained in both scientific illustration and traditional Chinese painting, a skill set he employs in his subversive zoological drawings. Gibbens received his BA in painting and drawing from Central Washington University in 1998 and a Scientific Illustration Certificate from University of Washington in 2003. He was the recipient of a 2006 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award and a 2008 Artist Trust Fellowship Award. His work has been exhibited throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationally and is included in numerous collections including the Washington Arts Consortium (Bellingham, WA), Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA), Microsoft (Redmond, WA), 4Culture/King County Portable Works Collection (Seattle, WA), the City of Seattle (Seattle, WA), the City of Kent (Kent, WA) and the Tacoma Art Museum (Tacoma, WA).


EXHIBITIONS

The Shape of the Problem        30th Anniversary Exhibition   August 4 - 27, 2011

The Shape of the Problem
30th Anniversary Exhibition
August 4 - 27, 2011