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Title1995 Gilson exhibition list
Artwork Description2 p. Barbara Gilson's 1995 exhibition list.
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LC SubjectArt -- Documentation
Art -- Exhibitions
Resumes (Employment)
CreatorGilson, Barbara, 1956-
About the Artist(1991) Barbara Gilson received a BA in French Literature and in Film Studies from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. She has studied photography at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York, where she coordinated the film program. During the tenure of her MFA Program in Photography at Arizona State University, she was a graduate research assistant to Mark Klett for the Photography Collaborative Facility, Visual Arts Research Institute. She also organized Editions and Additions: International Bookworks at Northlight Gallery. Awarded a Graduate Student Research Development Program Grant, Barbara and two colleagues have been involved in a collaborative project with the Navajo to document their sacred land and sites in northwestern New Mexico. The Arizona Commission on the Arts awarded this project, Hajiinei Dine'tah, a Visual Arts Travelling Exhibitions Grant. In addition to being selected as a recipient of the Contemporary Forum Artist's Material Fund, Phoenix Art Museum; a finalist in the Ferguson Grant Award, Friends of Photography; and awarded First place in the Tucson Weekly Annual Fiction and Photography Competition, Barbara has shown her work nationally in one person and in group exhibitions, and is represented in many public and private collections. She has also been a co-director of Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, Oregon, and is an Artist-in-Education in the greater Portland area.
Regional Arts CouncilThe Oregon Arts Commission has ten Regional Arts Councils that provide delivery of art services and information. The Council for this location is Lane Arts. You may view their website at
Award Date(s)1995
Source Formatblack and white
Artwork SiteEugene Oregon. University of Oregon. Knight Library
Site Address1501 Kincaid Street, Eugene Oregon
CountyLane County, Oregon
Relates to ArtworkUntitled: Carousel Ride; Untitled: Kids Running Down Hill
RightsCopyright is retained by the artist or author. All rights reserved.
ContributorsUniversity of Oregon Libraries; Oregon Arts Commission
PublisherUniversity of Oregon Libraries
Digital Collection TitleUniversity of Oregon. Libraries. Oregon Public Percent for Art Digital Collection.
Contributing InstitutionContributing Institution
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