John Gibbons

Group Exhibitions

Intro Public Collections Fellowships & Residences Curatorial Awards Solo Exhibitions Group Exhibitions Bibliography

 

2018         ‘The Secret Life of Stuff’, ARTHOUSE1, London                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Gallery & Invited Artists’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.

          

2017             ‘International Works’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.

                   ‘Gallery & Invited Artists’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland

2016           ‘Making It, Sculpture in Britain 1977 - 1986’, Edinburgh Art Centre, Edinburgh.                                                                                                                                                                      'Two Birds/One Stone', Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ‘Artist Boss’, New Art Centre, Roche Court, Salisbury.                                                                                                                                                                                                              ‘Now & Then’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Invited Artist, ‘RUA 135th. Annual Exhibition’, Ulster Museum,  Belfast.                                                                                                                                                                                        ‘From Edge To Edge, 1916-2016’, Glor, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland.   

2015          ‘Making It, Sculpture in Britain 1977 - 1986’, Curated by Natalie Rudd and Jon Wood, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park,                                                                                   Mead Gallery, University of Warwick.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Quaranta Anys De La Galeria Canem A Castello, 1974 - 2014, Sala San Miguel, Fundacio Caixa Castello, Spain.                                                                                         ‘Sale Of Work’, Berloni Gallery, London.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ‘Construction Industry: Contemporary Assemblage, Construction and Relief’ APT Gallery, London.                                                                                                                                     ‘Gallery & Invited Artists’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.                                                                                                                                                                                                  ‘Quintessence’, Berni Gallery, Jersey Art Centre, Jersey

2014          ‘GIBBONS/WALKER/WARREN’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.
                  Boyle Arts Festival 2014, Boyle, Co. Roscommon, Ireland.
                 ‘Gallery & Invited Artists’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.
                 ‘Winter Exhibition 2014’, Custom House Studios Gallery, Westport, Ireland
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful’, Flowers, NYNY.

2013          ‘Iron & Steel’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.
                 ‘Anon Is Anall, III’, Glor, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland.
                 ‘The Cardiff  Sessions’, The Sidney Nolan Trust, Powys.
                 ‘Gallery & Invited Artists’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful XXXI, Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow  & Blue’, Flowers, London.
               
2012          ‘Sketchbooks’, Graphic Studio Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.
                 ‘Fine Art Auction’, Lethaby Gallery, Central Saint Martins, London.
                 ‘Stones in Your Pocket’, Cardiff Sessions, Michael Iveson, Ian Wilkins, Christina Wrege and associated artist’s: David Ferry, John Gibbons,                                                                                                                                  Bruce McLean, Francis Smith, Ashley Smith, Andreas Vietz and Jutta Vollmer, Booklyn Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA.

2011          ‘3 +’, John Gibbons | Larry Poons, Peter Randall-Page | Alan Davie, Michael  
                 Warren | Robert Motherwell, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland
                 ‘On The Floor’, John Gibbons & Nathaniel Rackowe, Gooden Gallery, London.

2010          Invited Artist, ‘RHA 180th. Annual Exhibition’, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.
                 ‘Summer Exhibition’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.
                 Courthouse Gallery, The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ballycastle,  
                 County Mayo, Ireland
                 ‘Christmas Exhibition 2010’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland.

2009          ‘Mapping Form Drawing & Sculpture’, Marie Foley. John Gibbons. Eilis O’Connell. Michael Quane, Macroom Town Hall Gallery, Macroom, Co. Cork, Ireland.
                 Invited Artist, ‘RHA 179th. Annual Exhibition’, Gallagher Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.
                 ‘The Sculpture Show’, V22 Presents, The Almond Building, Drummond Rd. London SE16 4DG.
                 ‘Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2009’, London.
                 ‘International 20th. Century & Contemporary’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin.
                 ‘New Works By Gallery Artists II’, Flowers Central, London.

2008          ‘Discussions in Contemporary Sculpture’, The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon. Co. Leitrim, Ireland.
                 ‘The 240th. Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2008’, London.
                 ‘Gallery & Invited Artists’, Hillsboro Fine Art, Dublin.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful’, Flowers, NY, NY, USA.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful XXVI, Love’, Flowers East, London

2007          ‘Light’, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester
                 ‘Rummage – Sculptors’ Drawing’, The Winchester Gallery, Winchester
                 ‘Sculpture in the Close 2007’, Jesus College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge.
                 New Art Centre, Roche Court, East Winterslow, Salisbury.
                 ‘Sculpture at Goodwood’, Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, Chichester
                 ‘Summer Exhibition 2007’, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful’, Flowers, NY, NY, USA.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful’, Flowers Central, London.
                 ‘New Works By Gallery Artists’, Flowers Central, London.
                           
2006         ‘Summer Exhibition 2006’, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
                 ‘New Work By Gallery Sculptors’, Flowers Central, London.

2005         ‘Sculpture in the Close 2005’, Jesus College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge.    
                 ‘Made in UK’, Canem Galeria, Castello de la Plana, Spain.
                 ‘Tom Bendham: Collector’, Contemporary Art Society Touring Exhibition, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Bristol,Museum and Art
                 Gallery, Gallery Oldham, Huddersfield Art Gallery, York City Art Gallery,
                 Cheltenh Art Gallery & Museum and James Hockey Gallery, Farnham.
                 ‘Summer Exhibition 2005’, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
                 ‘Angela Flowers Gallery 35th Anniversary Exhibition 2005’, Flowers East, London.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part XXIII’, Flowers Central, London.
                 Flowers Central, London.
                 Sculpture at Goodwood, Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, Chichester.
       
2004         ‘Tom Bendham:  Collector’, Contemporary Art Society Touring Exhibition, Ben Uri Gallery, The London Jewish Museum of Art, London.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part XXII’, Flowers Central, London.

2003         ‘The Body Disembodied:  New Direction in Modernist Sculpture’, Mac Laren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario, Canada.
                 ‘The Post-Industrial Landscape’, The Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic.
                 ‘New British Art 1,’ Flowers, NY ,NY, USA.
                 ‘Small is Beautiful: Part XXI, War and Peace,’ Flowers Central, London
                 ‘5th Anniversary Exhibition’, Flowers West, Santa Monica, California, USA.
                 ‘New British Art, 1’, Flowers, NY, NY, USA.

2002         ‘Thinking Big: Concepts for 21st Century British Sculpture’, Peggy
                 Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
                 ‘New Additions’, National Self-Portrait Collection of Ireland, Bourn Vincent Gallery,                       
                 University of Limerick, Ireland
                 ‘Sculpture’, Robert Steele Gallery, NY, NY, USA.
                 ‘20-20’, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.
                 ‘Small is Beautiful:  Part XX, Voyage,’ Flowers East, London.
                 ‘East Two’, Flowers East, London.
                   
2001         ‘STEELWORKS’, National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbia, India.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part XIX, Still Life’, Flowers East, London.

2000         ‘Sculpture and the Divine’, Winchester Cathedral, Winchester.
                 ‘0044’, Ormeau Baths Gallery Belfast,
                 ‘0044’, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
                 ‘Millennium Art & Christianity Exhibition’, The West Cork Arts Centre, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland.
                 ‘Sculpture, an Abbey and a Cathedral’, Malmesbury Abbey and Gloucester   
                 Cathedral, Gloucester.
                 ‘Flowers 2’, Flowers Central, London.
                 ‘Artist’s Choice’, Flowers East, London.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part XVIII, Self Portrait’, Flowers East, London.
                 ‘Angela Flowers Gallery 30th Anniversary Exhibition’, Flowers East, London Fields, London.
                 Flowers West Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, California, U.S.A.

1999         ‘0044’, PS 1, Contemporary Art Center, MOMA, NY, NY,
                 ‘0044’, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY, U.S.A.
                 Sculpture at Goodwood, Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, Chichester.
                 West Sussex.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part XVII’, Millennium, Flowers East at London Fields, London.
                 ‘Rosemary Burton, John Gibbons, Tighe O' Connor, Billy Quinn’, The Irish Club, London.
    
1998         ‘25 Years of Arts Week’, Butler Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland.
                 ‘Geoffrey Hollow Benefit Exhibition’, Beardsmore  Gallery, London.
                 ‘Angela Flowers Gallery at Riverside Studios’, Riverside Studios, London.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part XVI, Music’, Flowers East, London.

1997         ‘Fis’ Artists and Architects Collaboration,: Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland.
                 ‘Angela Flowers Gallery 1997’, Flowers East at London Fields, London.

1996         ‘Unfamiliar Familiarity’. Winchester Contemporary Art, Winchester
                 ‘Fis’, Artists and Architects Collaboration, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin, Ireland.

1995         ‘Irish Steel’, Model Arts Centre, Sligo; Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork; Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland.
                 ‘Hiroshima: From Me to You’, Fukuya Art Gallery, Hiroshima, Japan.
                 ‘Drawing’, The Angelus Gallery, Winchester.
                 ‘British Abstract Art, Part 2, Sculpture’, Flowers East, London.
                 ‘Aura’, The Lavit Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
                 ‘Angela Flowers Gallery’ 25 years’, Flowers East, London.

1994         ‘Lead and Follow The Continuity of Abstraction’, Bede Gallery, Jarrow & Atlantis Gallery, London.
                 ‘Influx’, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth.
                 ‘Absolute Secret’, Gulbenkian Galleries,  Royal College of Art, London.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part XIII, Night & Day', Flowers East, London.
                 ‘Boxed’, Gallery M., London.

1993         ‘Moving into View’, Art Council Collection, Royal Festival Hall, London.
                 ‘The Critics Choice’, New British Art, Christies, London.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part XI, Homages’, Flowers East, London.
   
1992         ‘Artists Choice', Flowers East, London.

1991         ‘The Discerning Eye’, Mall Galleries, London; Williamson Art Gallery & Museum, Birkenhead.
                 ‘The Downeen Collection’, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork, Ireland.   

1990         ‘Now for the Future’, Hayward Gallery, London.
                 ‘Small Is Beautiful: Part VIII, The Figure’, Flowers East, London.   

1989         ‘Sculpture at Canterbury 89’, The Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, Kent.

1988/89    ‘Changing Minds', Arts Council Touring Exhibition, Southampton City Art Gallery, Southampton; Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter;                                                                                                                      Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne; Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston; DLI Museum and Art Centre, Durham.

1988         ‘Sculpture at Canterbury '88’, The Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, Kent
                 ‘Ray Finnis Charitable Trust’: An Exhibition of Paintings, Prints and  Drawings, Vanessa Devereux Gallery, London.
                 ‘Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture’, Fuse Gallery, London.

1987         ‘John Gibbons / Mali Morris’, Woodlands Art Gallery, London.
                 ‘Painting and Sculpture’, 27 Trelawney Road, Bristol.
                 ‘Irish Exhibition of Living Art’, Guinness Hop Store, Dublin, Ireland.
                 Kapil Jariwala Gallery, London.

1986         ‘Sulpture by Invitation’, Law Courts Courtyard, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
                 Taylor Galleries, Dublin, Ireland.
                 ‘Hardingham Sculpture Workshop’, Sainsbury Centre, Norwich.   
                 ‘Open Air Sculpture Show’, Lincoln, Hull & Scunthorpe.

1985         ‘Studio Visits 1985’.  An Invitation’, Victoria Munroe Gallery, NY, NY, USA.
                 ‘C.A.N. '85’, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
                 ‘Beyond Appearances’, Arts Council Touring Exhibition: Nottingham Castle Museum, Milton Keynes Exhibition Gallery, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Caernarvon Museum Mold, Oriel Theatre Clwyd, Barnsley, Cooper Gallery.
                 ‘Cornish & Contemporary’, Worcester Museum and Art Gallery, Worcester.
   
1984         Meyerhoff Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.    
                 ‘Monument', Bassin Art Centre, Maastricht; Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
                 ‘Sculpture on the Map’, Canterbury Festival, Canterbury Cathedral, Kent.

1983         ‘Archie Rand, John Gibbons, Ronnie Landfield, Cora Kelly Ward’, Clayworks Gallery, New York, USA.       
                 ‘Why Sculpture - Part 1’, West Surrey College of Art & Design, Farnham, Surrey.
                 
1982         Hunterian Art Gallery, The University, Glasgow.
                 ‘Sculpture at the Park', Park Gallery, Cheltenham.
                 ‘Sculpture at Canterbury Cathedral’, Canterbury, Kent. 

1981         ‘Contemporary Camden’, Kenwood, London.

1980         ‘The Material Object’, Hayden Gallery, MIT, Boston, Mass., USA
                 Utica College, Utica, New York, USA.
                 ‘Sculpture’, Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London.
                 A.I.R. Gallery, London.
                 ‘Sculpture and Painting at Canterbury’, St. Augustine’s Gardens, Canterbury, Kent

1979         ‘Recent Arts Council Awards and Purchases’, Serpentine Gallery, London.
                 ‘Style in the Seventies’, Artscribe Touring Exhibition, Arnolfini, Bristol; Hobson Gallery, Cambridge; Roundhouse, London; Midland Gallery, Nottingham
                 ‘The First Exhibition’, Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London.
                 ‘Clay Sculpture Project’, Battersea Arts Centre, London.
                 Ian Birksted Gallery, Brussels.
                 Ian Birksted Gallery, London
                 ‘Sculpture & Painting’, Canterbury School of Art, Canterbury, Kent.

1978         ‘Spring Show I’, Serpentine Gallery, London.
                 ‘New Sculpture, Three Shows’, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham.

1977         ‘St Martin's Sculpture’, South Bank, London.
                 ‘Painter', Sculptors', Drawings’, Greenwich Theatre Gallery, London.
   
1976          ‘Sculpture in Two Landscapes’, Kenwood & Hillingdon, London.

1975         ‘Sculpture '75’, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.   
                 ‘New Contemporaries’, Camden Arts Centre, London.
                 ‘Space Open Studios’, Space Studios, Stepney Green, London.

1974         ‘New Contemporaries’, Camden Arts Centre, London.