info@alex-gibbs.com

Born in Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom


Education

Royal College of Art, MA Painting, 2014 - 2016

Edinburgh College of Art, Ba(Hons) Painting, 2006 - 2010

l'Ecole Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg, 2009


Solo Exhibitions

2017

"Flair for flimflam", Nam Project, Milan

2013

"Rich living and sunny life", Superclub Gallery, Edinburgh

2011

“Of form and growth”, Superclub Gallery, Edinburgh


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

FORTHCOMING - "Hats in the Belfry", Burren College of Art, Co. Clare

"Dik Piks", Lady Beck, Leeds

2016

"Pendolino Vol.1", New Glasgow Society, Glasgow

"As the morning lengthened, whole parties appeared over the sandhills", AC Repair Co. Toronto

"The Classical", Kristian Day and Transition Gallery, London

"Summer Blue", Lychee One, London

2015

"Interyouth", China Academy of Art, Hangzhou

"La Muta of the third generation", Casa Natale di Raffaello, Urbino

2014

"Begin from Chaos", Inna Contemporary Art Space, Hangzhou

"Socialist Realism", Mami Papi Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2013

"Citizen Art Shanghai - Hotel art fair", Renaissance Yu Hotel, Shanghai

"Free is Free", Point Éphémère, Paris

"Jungle II", Platform China, Beijing

2012

"I don't know", Sanshang Gallery, Hangzhou

"Today", Inna Contemporary Space, Hangzhou

"A GIF for you", China Academy of Art, Hangzhou

"On a small scale", Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

"Roadkill", Clusterbomb show, Secret Knots Gallery, Minneapolis

"Deadguys", Superclub Gallery, Edinburgh

"Full Stop", Such and Such Studios, Edinburgh

2011

"Pop up Povera", Museum of Contemporary Art, London

“Retrospectastic”, Clusterbomb show, York College, York

“Boondocks”, Clusterbomb show, Superclub Gallery, Edinburgh

“Biscuits”, Clusterbomb show, Such and Such Studios, Edinburgh

"Premium Red", Fei Jia Cun, Beijing

"RSA: New Contemporaries 2011", Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

"Clusterbomb", Clusterbomb show, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

2010

“On a Small Scale”, Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh

“New Goods”, Such and Such Studio, Edinburgh

“5Five”, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow

“Let’s get serious, no let’s don’t”, 303 Cowgate, Edinburgh

2009

“183rd Royal Scottish Academy Annual Exhibition”, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh


Projects

Creatives in residence 2012, Sunhoo Industrial Design Innovation Park, Hangzhou, China
Funding From Baillie Gifford and Co.
September 2012

Red Gate Gallery residency, Beijing, China.
Funding from The Arts Trust of Scotland, The Watt Memorial Trust and Alastair Salvesen
February 2011 - May 2011

Artist in Residence: Cawdor Castle, Nairnshire, Scotland
September 2010 - October 2010

ERASMUS exchange to “l'Ecole supérieure des arts décoratifs de Strasbourg”, Strasbourg, France
January 2009 - May 2009


Publications

Heart No.2
Online fanzine of Heart Atelier, London, 2014.

The New York Times Letters Section
Illustration for "On feeling the distress of the unemployed", in print 6th July 2013

Kiblind No.44
Drawing included, published France, 2013

Clinic III
Paintings included, published by Clinic and Egg Box Publishing, London, 2013

The New York Times Sunday Review
Illustration for "Suicide with no warning" by Elisabeth Rosenthal, in print 10th March 2013

Spirited No.7 Dystopia
Paintings included, published by Spirited Magazine, Boston, 2013

Green Box Remapping – The Space of Media Reality
Animation stills included, published by CAA Media City Research Centre, Fuyang, 2013

Creatives in Residence 2012
Catalogue published by Sunhoo Industrial Design Innovation Park, Hangzhou, 2012

WEAR Journal, Issue 3
Paintings included. Published by HomeShop, Beijing, 2012

Perplex
“Of Form and Growth” exhibition review by Colin Herd included.
Distributed as part of the Edinburgh Annuale 2011