George Grace Gibson is an artist and bookmaker born 1995 in Sunderland, UK, now based in Manchester.


Projects in italics are collaborative with Shy Bairns. 

education :

2020-2021 : MA : School of the Damned 

2020-2021 : Complete Book Artist : Hot Bed Press

2015-2018 : BA Fine Art : Manchester School of Art

2014-2015 : Foundation Arts Diploma : Sunderland University

selected exhibitions : 

2021, March : REMOTE WORK : The Grundy, Blackpool
2020, September : Soft Bodies, Castlefield Gallery, Manchester

2020, January : Open, HOME, Manchester 

2019, October : Millenialism, Paradise Works, Manchester 

2019, May : Guiltee Pleasures : Ohh Kay Gal, York
2019, April : Multipack : Bunker Gallery, Manchester 

2019, March : Life Is Elsewhere, The Old Bank, Manchester 

2018, December : Bloomberg New Contemporaries : South London Gallery, London

2018, November : Love & Care Of The Countryside, PS Mirabel, Manchester 

2018, July : Bloomberg New Contemporaries: LJMU, Liverpool

2018, June : The Dream Committee : Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester

2017, April : Ceci est Mon Corps : Eglise des Trinitaires, Metz

2017, January : Fiction(s): Le Consortium, Dijon

2015, Aug : Press Go & Wait : Newbridge Project, Newcastle 

curation :

2021, TBA : PINK, Manchester 

2019, November : Fanspeak : Castelfield Gallery, Manchester 

2017, December : EMO TIONAL : Yr Mom's Basement, Manchester

2017, April : Where's Your Coat You're Going To Be Cold : Caustic Coastal, Salford

selected workshops:

2021, April : Make Your Own Portals : Independents Biennial 2021, online 
2020, August : S.P.A.M Spreads : BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, online 
2020, July : Digital Zine Making : Rewrite, Reimagine, Replay, online 
2020, January : Shy Bairns Rewrite The Future : SITE Gallery, Sheffield

2019, November : Shy Bairns Develop Your Creative Practice : Tate Britain, London

2019, November : Fans Speak : Castlefield Gallery, Manchester 

2019, July : My Head Is Disconnected : HOMEmcr, Manchester 

2019, March : Foundation Press, Sunderland 

2019, February : Bairns Respond To New Contemporaries : South London Gallery

2019, February : 1523 Manifesto Zine Workshop : Nottingham Contemporary 

2019, January : Festival of the Not : Star and Shadow, Newcastle 

2018, July : Liverpool Biennial Zine Making with New Contemporaries : The Bluecoat, Liverpool 

2018, March : Digital Collections as part of The House That Heals The Soul : The Tetley, Leeds

2017, May : Middlesbrough Art Weekender : Dundas Market, Middlesbrough 

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self published:

published w/ Bairns:

2020, December : Shy Van Vocht
2020+ : Things We Liked This Month

2020, February : Lonely Hearts

2019, October : Shy Bairns Fill The Void 
2019, July : An Appointment at the End of the World 

2019, January : Shy Bairns Get Contemporary (6 zines) 

2018, December : Lonely Christmas 2018 (2019, 2020)

2018, January : Facebook Chat 

2017, April : Where's Your Coat, You're Going To Be Could

2017, January : The Only Pizza Shop Where I Live Burnt Down 

dvd extras:

2021, April : Liverpool Independents Biennial

2020, April : 30/30 2020

2020, March : Interview with The Fourdrinier 

2019 - 2020 : 20:20 Print Exchange Participant

2019, August : Residency : Low Res Camera Roll 
2019, February : UKYA Artist Talk : Nottingham Playhouse

2018, September : Artist In Residence : Grasmere YHA

2018, August : UKYA Creative Leadership Participant

2018, July : Castlefield Gallery MSoA Graduate Mentee Award

2018, July : MSoA Studentship Award 

2017, May : Artist Led Hot 100 

2017, February : Abingdon Studio Blackpool Residency