Eric Gibbons

Painting, Inventor

1966 –


Who is Eric Gibbons?

Eric Gibbons is an artist, living and working in Bordentown, New Jersey.

Doubly certified in Art and Elementary Education, Mr. Gibbons has taught in such places as Japan & Egypt. His classroom lessons have been featured by Davis Publications as exceptional and innovative.

He is the founder and director of the Firehouse Gallery of Bordentown, which has hosted exhibitions of artwork by both local and international artists. In 2005 part of his gallery was converted into a studio because of the popularity of his work. The gallery does have a small staff of volunteers and interns from area art colleges.

His work has been featured in international exhibitions of art in Los Angeles, New York City & Phoenix Arizona. His work was selected by the Carnegie Museum of History for a public work in Pittsburgh. His work has been in ARTnews magazine more than a dozen times and other international publications.

In 2005 Gibbons was a top 10 winner of the Staples Invention Quest Contest. His invention, the "Digi-Dot" is available nation-wide.

His work can be found/archived in both public and private collections including, such places as the Guggenheim Museum, the New York Museum Of Modern Art, the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Jeu de Paume of Paris, the Judy Garland Museum and many more. His portrait commission include corporate clients such as NWL Industries, founder and confidential celebrity clients. Gibbons is a winner of a Geraldine R. Dodge Scholarship for studies in Figurative Fine Art in 2004. He participated in both the New York 9-11 Memorial Competition and the one for New Jersey. In 2008, Gibbons painting, A New Hope was gifted to the Obama White House, Washington, DC. A letter of thanks and appreciation was received from the President, along with a signed photograph, and is on display at The Firehouse Gallery of Bordentown.

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on July 23, 2013


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