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Jeffrey Gibson

Choctaw-Cherokee painter and sculptor

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From Wikipedia

Jeffrey A. Gibson is a Mississippi Choctaw-Cherokee painter and sculptor from the United States, based in Hudson, New York.Background Early life Born in Colorado, as a child his family moved frequently. As a youth he lived in and Korea. Important to his role as an artist, press releases state that "This unique combination of cultural perspectives and exposure are essential to understanding Gibson's artworks that combine and transform seemingly disparate references drawn from both Western and non-Western sources."

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Royal College of Art

College in Kensington and Chelsea, UK

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Independent school of art and design