Artist: Jeffrey Gibson

Jeffrey Gibson is a one of a kind artist that was born in  Mississippi. He is of Choctaw and Cherokee descent and  incorporates elements of Native American art into his craft. Gibson creates  a rich visual and conceptual dialogue between his work and the histories of his Native American Heritage.  Gibson creates  garments, beaded punching bags, paintings,  and ceramic vessels.

PEOPLE LIKE US, 2018
Glass and plastic beads, tin, copper and gold-finished jingles, artificial sinew, quartz crystal, silver-coated copper wire, druzy crystal, nylon thread, nylon fringe, acrylic felt, acrylic paint, repurposed wool blanket, recycled jersey stuffing, rawhide, steel rods, wood block
LET EVERYTHING HAPPEN TO YOU, 2020
Acrylic on canvas, glass beads and artificial sinew inset into wood frame
Jeffrey Gibson
OUR FREEDOM IS WORTH MORE THAN OUR PAIN, 2017
Glass beads, artificial sinew, acrylic felt, steel and brass
Jeffrey Gibson
I WILL SURVIVE, 2020
Punching bag, trading post carpet, acrylic felt, artificial sinew, glass beads, copper and brass coated tin jingles, nylon fringe, nylon thread, cotton thread, cotton satteen fabric

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