The Estate of Jim Gibson

BIOGRAPHY

EDUCATION


Ohio University, 1961: MFA - Sculpture


Morris Harvey College, 1958: BS & BA


 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Professor of Art - Sculpture, Middle Tennessee State University


Retired 1999 Professor Emeritus


 


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN 2006


Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN  2002


The Art Store, Charleston,  WV  2001


The Art Barn, Middle TEnnessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN  2001


Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN  1996, 1991, 1987


The Byck Gallery, Louisville, KY  1982, 1977


Actor's Theater Gallery, Byck Gallery, Louisville, KY   1982, 1981


The University Club, Vanderbuilt University, Nashville, TN  1981


WKPC-TV, by the Byck Gallery, Louisville, KY  1981


West Virginia State Museum, Charleston, WV  1980-81


The Tennessee Botanical Gardens and Fine Arts Center, Cheekwood, Nashville, TN  1980


The Actor's Guild, Louisville, KY  1977


The Parthenon Galleries, Nashville, TN  1976, 1972


The Swearingyn-Byck Gallery, Louisville, TN  1975


The Montgomery Bell Academy Library Gallery, Nashville, TN  1974


The Charleston Art Gallery (Sunrise Museum), Charleston, WV  1973, 1970


The Collector's Gallery, Nashville, TN  1971


 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS


The Art Store, Charleston, WV Small Works, 2011


The Art Store, Charleston, WV arT Shirts, 2011


The Art Store, Charleston, WV SMALL WORKS, 2008


The Art Store, Charleston, WV BEST OF SUMMER, 2008


The Art Store, Charleston, WV LIFE SIZE, 2007


Cumberland Art Gallery, TN. San Francisco International Art Expo, CA. 2005


Cumberland Art Gallery, TN. SMALL PACKAGES. 2004


Cumberland Art Gallery, TN.  Affordable Art Fair, NY, NY 2004


The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, TN. Art of Tennessee. 2003 - 2004


Cumberland Art Gallery, TN.  Affordable Art Fair, NY, NY 2003


The Art Store, Charleston, WV. Vernal Equinox  2000


Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN. Small Packages  1999


Sunrise Museum, Charleston, WV. 61st Allied Artists of WV Invitational   1998


The 5th International Shoebox Sculpture Traveling Exhibition  1994 - 1996


University, Honolulu, HI; Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Nave Museum, Victoria, TX; Murray State University, Murray, KY; The University of Akron, Akron, OH; Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN; Taiwan Museum of Art, Taichung, Taiwan; American Cultural Center, Taipei - Taiwan; Koahsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kachsuing, Taiwan; Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK; Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum, Anchorage, AK; University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK; Maui Community Arts & Cultural Center, Kahulu, HI; East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI,


Seattle Cumberland Gallery, Seattle, WA, Fourth Annual Art Fair Exhibit,  1996 - 1995


Leu Gallery, Belmont University, Nashville, TN. Two Person Exhibition  1992


Tennessee Arts Academy, Nashville, TN. Ten in Tennessee  1992


Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN, American Art at the Armory Exhibit, Philadelphia, PA.  1992


The 4th Annual Shoebox Sculpture Traveling Exhibition  1992 - 1993


East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, HI; Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ; Murray State University, Murray, KY; University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, Norman, OK;  Iowa State University, Ames, IA; Fine Arts of the South, Mobile, AL; Gaston County Museum, Dallas, NC; West Bend Gallery of Fine Arts, West Bend, WI; California State University, Carson, CA,


Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Chattanooga, TN. Invitational Exhibition of Environmental Sculpture  1991 - 1995


Cumberland Gallery 10th Anniversary, Nashville, TN  1990


Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, TN. Invitational Exhibition of Environmental Sculpture  1992 - 1986


Cumberland Gallery 10th Anniversary, Nashville, TN  1990


Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland, TN. Invitational Exhibition of Environmental Sculpture  1992 - 1986


University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. Invitational Sculpture Exhibition on Campus  1987- 1984, 1982


Walter State Community College, Morristown, TN. Exhibition of Sculpture  1984 - 1983


Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN. Group Exhibit of Sculpture  1984 - 1982


Great Botanic Garden Sculpture Exhibition, Atlanta, GA  1982


 


JURIED EXHIBITIONS


The 5th International Shoebox Sculpture Exhibition, The University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI  1994, 4th International 1991


46th Annual Mid State Art Exhibition, Evansville Museum of Arts & Science  1993, 44th Annual 1991, 23rd Annual 1970


26th Annual National Drawing $ Small Sculpture Exhibition, Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX 1992, 15th Annual  1981, 14th Annual  1980


North American Sculpture Competition, Golden, CO  1980


Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Sculpture Commission Competition, Nashville, TN  1979


International Sculpture Commission Competition (one of six finalists), Mercer County Community College, Princeton, NJ  1979


National Sculpture 79, sponsored by the Southern Association of Sculptors, Atlanta, GA  1979


Wonderworks III (an Invitational Sculpture Commission Competition), Centennial Art Center, Nashville, TN  1979


11th Annual Arkansas Art Exhibition, The Civic Center, Pine Bluff, AR  1979


Five State Mississippi Museum of Art Invitational Sculpture Commission Competition, Jackson, MS 1978


30 Sculptors from the Southeast, Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Giradeau, MO  1978


Annual Delta Art Exhibition, The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AK  1978


Springfield Art Museum 40th Annual Exhibition, Springfield, MO  1973


 


SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS


American South Bank, Nashville, TN


Bank American, Nashville, TN


Bridgestone U.S.A, Inc, Nashville, TN


Charleston Art Gallery (Sunrise Museum), Charleston, WV


Colonial Corporation of America, New York City, NY


Cumberland Art Gallery, Nashville, TN


Dollar General Store Corporate Offices, Nashville, TN - Sculpture Commission


Fidelity Federal, Nashville, TN


First American National Bank, Nashville, TN - Sculpture Commission


Home Federal, Nashville, TN


Huntington Galleries (Huntington Museum of Art), Huntington, WV - Sculpture Commission


Ingram Industries, Nashville, TN


J.D.N. Enterprises, Atlanta, GA


Middle State University, Murfreesboro, TN - Sculpture Commission


Morris Harvey College (University College), Charleston, WV


Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Nashville, TN - Yearly Sculpture Commissions 1979 - 1998


Nashville International Airport, Nashville, TN


Sears Tower, Chicago, IL


State of Tennessee Collection


Tennessee Botanical Gardens and Fine Arts Center of Cheekwood, Nashville, TN - Sculpture


 


COMMISSION


TSC Corporate Offices, Nashville, TN


United States Army, Washington, DC


United States Embassy, Malta


University of Charleston, Charleston, WV - Two Sculpture Commissions


Vanderbuilt University, Nashville, TN


WSMV - TV 4, Nashvelle, TN


and


Numerous Private Sculpture placements and commissions


 


PROFESSIONAL HONORS


Professors Emeritus awarded by Middle Tennessee University, August 2000


Inducted by the University of Charleston's Jubilee 2000 into the Alumni Gallery of Achievement, September 2000


 


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS


International Sculpture Center