Michael Gibbons is a master landscape painter who has developed his distinctive style over more than three decades. Leaving the city life in 1978, he chose to make his working center in a small town on Yaquina Bay in Toledo, Oregon. Exploring the virgin landscape is his great love although travels have generated a large number of paintings in England, Ireland, France, Scotland, Florida, and the Sonoran Desert of Southern Arizona.
His first exhibition to place, was while still in high school. From those early beginnings, he has had successful solo exhibitions numerous locations. Alongside this, many honors and awards have been given to Mr. Gibbons in recognition of his work.
A selection of awards, publications and distinctions for Michael include: the Antonio Cerino Award for Landscape at the Allied Artists of America National Juried Exhibition in 1988; The Friends of the Quast Gallery Award of Excellence at the National Oil Painters of America Juried Exhibition in 1997 and the Stobart Foundation Award at the Mystic International Maritime Invitational in 1999. A selection of his museum exhibitions include the Hallie Ford Museum, Salem, Oregon, Collection Acquisition 2011 and Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona, 2003-2005.
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