Alicia Gibson

Alicia Gibson

Alicia Gibson (born 1980, Manhasset, NY) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. She received her MFA from Hunter College in 2009 and her BA from Boston College in 2002, and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Fine Arts from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Solo exhibitions include Loyal (Stockholm), Marvin Gardens (Brooklyn), CANADA (New York), Real Estate (Brooklyn), Julius Caesar Gallery (Chicago). Group exhibitions include East Hampton Biennial curated by Woobie Bogus and Adrianne Rubenstein (East Hampton), Fort Greene curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Venus over LA (Los Angeles), Hill of Munch curated by Brian Belott, Rachel Uffner (New York), The Breeder (Athens), Lyles and King (New York), Regina Rex (New York), David Petersen Gallery (Minneapolis), Derek Eller Gallery (New York), Adams and Ollman (Portland).

Solo Exhibitions

Totally Tails, Marisa Newman, New York, NY

Bacronym in a Sentence, Grifter, New York, NY

Friend from Foe, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Backseat Bingo, Marvin Gardens, Brooklyn, NY
Not in a Million Beers, Real Estate, Brooklyn, NY

Purgatory Emporium, Canada, New York, NY
Flip the Script turn the Tide, Julius Caesar Gallery, Chicago, IL

Group Exhibitions

Friends of Marvin Gardens, curated by Anthony Miller, Stanley’s, Los Angeles, CA
Side Bar, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY

100!, The Hundredth Exhibition, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Make me One With Everyone, Grifter, New York, NY

Go Away Road curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
There’s Something About Painting, curated by Michael Pybus, Tatjana Pieters Gallery, Ghent, Belgium
Someone’s Happy, MX Gallery, New York, NY
A Fairly Secret Army, curated by Paul Whiting, Wild Palms, Dusseldorf, Germany
Scattered and Smothered, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

Mixed Bag, curated by Joe Bradley and Jeremy Willis, Real Estate Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
Alicia Gibson and Carol John, Howard’s, Athens, GA
Shadowboxing, Lane Meyer Gallery, Denver, CO
Actually Weird, curated by JJ Manford, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY
White Columns Benefit Auction, White Columns, New York, NY
Friends of Marvin Gardens, Rod Barton, Brussels and London
Tell Him What We Said About “Paint It Black”, Curated by Andy Mister, The Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, NH

Geranium, Stems Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
First Ever and Only East Hampton Biennial, curated by Woobie Bogus and Adrianne Rubenstein, East Hampton, NY
Crunch, curated by Matthew F. Fisher, The Breeder Projects, Athens, Greece
Postcards From the Edge, 19th annual, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York, NY
Alicia Gibson, Jennifer Levonian, Bruce M. Sherman, Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR

Fort Greene, curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Venus Over LA, Los Angeles, CA
Hill of Munch, curated by Brian Belott, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
No Boys Allowed, Carroll and Sons Gallery, Boston, MA
Frieze Art Fair, CANADA Gallery curated by Katherine Bernhardt, New York, NY
X, Lyles & King, New York, NY
Six: A Benefit For Regina Rex, Regina Rex, New York, NY
Future Development, David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
35 Works On Paper, Beers, London, England

Drops of Jupiter, curated by Katrina Fimmel and Talia Shulze, Bannerette Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Trust Fall, curated by Jennifer Sullivan, Spring//BBreak Art Show, New York, NY
Ornamenting Crime, curated by Irena Jurek, Galerie Zürcher, New York, NY
Bulletproof Heart, curated by Jennifer Sullivan and Stevie Mykietyn, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY

Anthropocene, Canada, New York, NY
Paradise Sauna, TSA LA, Los Angeles, CA
My Heart is Empty, curated by Max Guy and John Elio Reitman, The Hills Esthetic Center, Chicago, IL
How The Light Gets In, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY

William DeLottie, Alicia Gibson, Adrianne Rubenstein, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
Snail Salon, curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Regina Rex, Brooklyn, NY
Invincible Host, curated by Elisa Soliven and JJ Manford, Underdonk Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Economy Candy, Harbor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Honey Ramka Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Joey, curated by Gina Beavers, The Active Space, Brooklyn, NY

The Unfunny Show, curated by Matthew Mahler and Matthew Fisher, Small Black Door, Ridgewood, NY
Painting With Pictures II, curated by David Gibson, Artjail Gallery, New York, NY

Fracture: Divisions in Painting, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL
Jack the Pelican, New York, NY
All Suffering Soon to End!, Callicoon Fine Arts, Callicoon, New York, NY
Far Out, Apartment Show, Brooklyn, New York, NY
One Day at a Time, Envoy Gallery, New York, NY

The Sugar Show, Newman Popiashvili Gallery, New York, NY
Pulse Art Fair, Envoy Gallery/Canteen Magazine Reading Room, Miami, FL
Ice Cream Social, Sara Nightingale Gallery, Easthampton, NY

Global Pop, curated by Joseph Carroll, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

Paper Awesome, Pigman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

18th Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, curated by Raphaela Platow, Boston, MA
Identity Group Show, Lynn Center for the Arts, Lynn, MA

Appetite for Distraction, Acme Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002 – 2006
Drawing Project, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA

Awards and Nominations

Robert Motherwell Foundation’s Dedalus Grant for Fine Art, nominee

Marianne M. Martin Award for excellence in Academics and Fine Art, Boston College, Newton, MA


Frieze Magazine #193, Review Alicia Gibson at LOYAL by Johan Deurell
ARTnews, Consumer Reports: Alicia Gibson, June 15, 2016
Frontrunner Magazine, Alicia Gibson: Interpreting Memories Through Kitsch, Satire and Paint, April 27, 2016
Hyperallergic, A New Apartment Gallery Cultivates Community in Brooklyn by Benjamin Sutton, January 23, Hyperallergic, More Now than Then: When Art Reaches Back by Thomas Micchelli, August 16, 2014
Art Papers, Too Big to Fail:: Big Paintings,, Mimi Luse,, January//February
Boston Globe, In These Paintings Imagination and Technique Run Wild, Cate McQuaid,, October
Cover of Stylus, Boston College biannual art publication, 2002