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About Gilbane Peck

 

Gilbane Peck is a sculptor, collage artist, photographer, street artist, and musician with a current focus in creating simple, sustainable mixed-media sculpture and collage works out of what other people have discarded and left behind. His recent collage works are made solely out of found magazine/ book clippings and or images taken of people from the streets; collaged on discarded wood/frame/canvases, with “garbage” and miscellaneous debris from the streets of NYC. Peck’s past and recent figure sculptures also follow the same vein and are made out of either clay from the earth with mixed media assemblage or found clothes, garbage, and wood from the streets.
The core backbone of Gilbane’s work revolves around making art that will inspire and challenge the viewer to contemplate the things we leave behind in this life, and how we treat our environment along the way.

Gilbane Peck was born and raised an outside New York City along the coast of Connecticut, and graduated from college in Vermont in 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, and a Minor in Environmental Liberal Arts, with a focus in mixed media and environmental sculpture. For the past five years has lived in a cabin in the woods of upstate NY and is currently splitting his time between a new studio in Brooklyn and a studio upstate. It was in the woods of Vermont, and NY that he discovered the process of making environmentally friendly art, and it is in the streets of New York City, where he continues to share this message of sustainability. Gilbane’s hope with his work is to continue inspiring others to incorporate sustainable values into in their own lives and passions.

 Solo Exhibitions
2016
Bedford Art Gallery. Brooklyn, NY.
2012
Gallery 91. Hoosic Falls, NY.
2011
BoCoCa Arts Music Festival. Brooklyn, NY.
2010
Spuyten Duyvil. Brooklyn, NY.
BoCoCa Arts Festival -Brooklyn, NY.
2009
Vespa Properties. Brooklyn, NY.
2008
The Things We’ve Left Behind. Surdam Gallery. Poultney, VT.
Group Exhibitions 
2017
Urban Art Fair. Manhattan, NY.
Street Masters. Sotheby’s x Fat Free Art. Manhattan, NY.
Bizarre Bazaar. Fat Free Art Gallery. Manhattan, NY.
2016
Varance Art and Music Festival. Brooklyn, NY.
Red. The Stand Gallery. Manhattan, NY.
2015
Kleinert Center for the Arts Gallery. Woodstock, NY.
All City Art Expo. Brooklyn, NY.
2013
Creators Connect. Paper Box. Brooklyn, NY.
Jimmy at the James Hotel Roof. Manhattan, NYC.
2008
SculpFest -VCSSC. Rutland, VT.
Residencies
2015
Willoughby Winter Market. Brooklyn, NY.
Sixty LES -Manhattan, NY Hotel Americano. Manhattan, NY.
Casa La Femme -Fashion Week -Manhattan, NY.
Williamsburg Bridge -Brooklyn, NY.
2014
Havamayer Park -Brooklyn, NY.
2011
Woodstock Byrdcliffe Artist Guild/Colony. Woodstock, NY.
CinMart Space -Manhattan, NY.
Awards
2009
GMC Fine Art Senior Award in April 2009.
2007
GMC Achievement in Topics in Sculpture Award.
2006
GMC Environmental Sculpture Award.
GMC Achievement in Sculpture Award.

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