Bob Gibson | Artist Profile

Details of Bob Gibson


Bob was born at Papunya and moved to Tjukurla at the times of the gomelands movement with family. His mother is well-known painter, Mary Gibson.Bob has been painting with Tjarlirli Art since 2007. Bob's bold and energetic paintings have put Bob amongst some of the most sought-after emerging artist in the contemporary indigenous art world. His unique and powerful style represents country in a wild and imaginative exploration of colour and form. He enjoys telling the stories from his father's country of Patjarr, and his mother's country, Kulkuta.

2010 Unkown
2009 Solo.Indigent Gallery, Perth

2018 Albany Art Prize, Finalist, Albany
2017 Ngurra: Home in the Nganyatjarra, South Australian Museum, Adelaide
2017 Desert Mob Exhibition, Araluen Gallery
2017 Salon De Refuse, Darwin
2017 Tjukurla Tjukurrpa, Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney
2017 Flight Exhibition, FORM Gallery, Perth
2017 Raft South Artspace
2016 Desert Mob 2016
2016 Salon Des Refuses
2016 Aboriginal and Pacific Art, Sydney
2016 Touring Exhibition Germany, Art Kelch
2015 Palya, Vivien Anderson Gallery
2015 Tunbridge Gallery, Perth
2015 Desert Mob 2015, Araluen Gallery
2015 Port Headland Courthouse Gallery
2015 NATSIAA 2015, Museum & Gallery of Northern Territory
2015 Recent Works from Tjarlirli adn Warakurna, Harvey Arts Projects US
2014 Warakurna Artist and Tjarlirli Art, Vivien Anderson Gallery
2014 Salon Des REfuses, Outstation Gallery
2014 Our Home in Colour, Outstation Gallery
2014 Living Spirit, Marshall Art
2013 The Wild Ones, RAAFT Artspace
2013 Desert Mob Exhibition 2013, Aruluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
2013 Telstra NATSIAA 2013
2013 Seeing Beyond, Marshall Arts
2010 Tjarlirli Ggroup Show, Merenda Gallery Fremantle
2010 Desert Mob Exhibition, Araluen Arts Centre Alice Springs
2009 Desert Mob, Araluen Gallery Alice Springs
2009 Western Desert Mob Emerging Artist, Outstation Gallery, Darwin
2009 Tjarlirli Group Show, Tunbridge Gallery, Margaret River

Queensland Art gallery
Aquired for the Artbank Collection in 2013 via Telstra NATSIAA
W& V McGeoch Collection

Artworks of Bob Gibson