taking pictures while in the U.S. Navy in the 1950s, and later assisted
Dorothea Lange and Robert Frank before establishing his own studio in
New York. The recipient of NEA and Guggenheim grants, Gibson was made an
Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
by the French government in 1986.
is an internationally renowned figurative painter and sculptor. Born in
New York and educated in Arizona and California, he is currently based
in the New York area with his wife, painter April Gornik.