CURRICULUM VITAE

Robyn Alece Gibson

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

1989       Born in West Palm Beach, FL

Education

New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2018       MFA       Painting

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2014       BFA        2D Studio areas of concentration: Drawing and Painting

2014       BSBA     Marketing; Minor: Entrepreneurship

Residencies 

2021                          BKLYN CLAY, Brooklyn, NY

                                   North Louisiana Virtual Residency

2019 – 2020         Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

Exhibitions

2022       Emergence: Identity& Environment Through Emerging Artists of Color, Davines, Brooklyn, NY

                  Art3 Pop-up Salon, Manhattan, NY

                  BKLYN CLAY Artist-in-Residence Solo Exhibition, BKLYN CLAY, Brooklyn, NY

                  Broken, Solo Online Exhibition, Jargonist.org

                 We Can’t Heal What We Don’t Reveal, North Louisiana Virtual Residency Exhibition, The North Central 

                  Louisiana Arts Council Gallery (nclacgallery.org)

2021         Parallels & Peripheries: Practice + Presence, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2020       NYAE 2020 Members Invitational, Equity Gallery, New York, NY

                  Art4Equality x Life, Liberty, & The Pursuit of Happiness, The Untitled Space Gallery, New York, NY

                 Young Blood, Space St Barth SOHO Contemporary art Gallery, New York, NY

                  Armory Art Center Artists in Residence Show, Armory Art Center East Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

2019       New and Now, Armory Art Center East Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL

                Dinner Party, Quinn Hotel, New York, NY

2018       Rema Hort Mann Foundation Buy What You Love, Galerie Richard, New York, NY

                New York Academy of Art 2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Wilkinson Gallery, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2017       Deck the Walls, Wilkinson Gallery, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2016       #BLACKARTMATTERS, Juried Group Show, The Carnegie Center for Art and History, New Albany, IN

2015       Open Studio Weekend Group Show, Cressman Gallery, Louisville, KY

                Our Voices Our Stories, Juried Group Show, Gallery K, Louisville, KY

2014       University of Louisville Fall 2014 BFA Thesis Exhibition, Covi Gallery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Performances

2022        Journey of the Self: NY Artists Equity Poetry Reading, Manhattan, NY

2020       Different: Poetry Reading, Equity Gallery, New York, NY

                  Heavy, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

Press/Publications 

2022     Canvas Rebel Featured Artist, June, 2022

                SOFT Qtrly Issue #5

2021      Shout Out LA Featured Artist, October, 2021

                Smith, Melissa. “From the Periphery to the Fore,” The New York Times, March, 2021

                Becker, Noah. “Parallels & Peripheries: Curator Larry Ossei-Mensah on his Exhibition at the

                New York Academy of art – in Conversation with Noah Becker,” WhiteHot Magazine, February

                 2021.

2020      The Untitled Space, Art4Equality x Life, Liberty, & The Pursuit of Happiness: Exhibition

                 Publication, November 2020.

2019       (t)here Magazine, Volume 19, December 2019

2015       Pfalzgraf, Daniel. “It’s in the Details,”ArteBella Daily, May 12, 2015. Web.

Teaching Experience

2021       Art and Culture Adjunct Faculty Member, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2020       Drawing and Painting for Beginners Instructor, Urban Youth Impact, West Palm Beach, FL

2019 – 2020         Artist in Residence, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL

2018 – 2019         Teaching Assistant, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Curatorial Projects

2022        Guest Curator for the Artist Confluence, Art3 Pop-up Salon, Manhattan, NY

2021         Guest Curator with online gallery space Jargonist, Six Degrees of NYC

                  Guest Curator with online gallery space Jargonist, Perspective

                  Assistant Curator alongside Larry Ossei-Mensah, Parallels & Peripheries: Practice + Presence, New

                  York Academy of Art, New York, NY