I am thrilled to have the New York based artist, Eric Hibit on the show! I have been following Eric's work for years and am excited to connect with him on the show and talk about his work. Eric Hibit (born Rochester, NY) is a visual artist based in New York City. He attended the Corcoran College of Art + Design (BFA,1998) and Yale University School of Art (MFA, 2003). In New York, he has exhibited at Max Protetch Gallery, Anna Kustera Gallery, C24 Gallery, Zurcher Studio, Field Projects, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Underdonk Gallery, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Deanna Evans Projects, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NonFinito Gallery, and One River School of Art + Design. He has exhibited nationally at Adds Donna in Chicago, Curator’s Office in Washington, DC, Geoffrey Young Gallery in Great Barrington, MA, The Cape Cod Museum of Art, Satellite Contemporary in Las Vegas, NV, The University of Vermont, Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek, CA and internationally in France and Norway. His work has been covered by the Washington Post, The Village Voice, Hyperallergic, Newsweek, New York Times and New York Post.
Hibit has taught studio art at Tyler School of Art, Hunter College, NYU, The Cooper Union, Suffolk County Community College and The 92nd Street Young Men’s and Young Women’s Hebrew Association. Artist residencies include Terra Foundation in Giverny, France (2003), UNILEVER Residency in New York (2015), and Kingsbrae International Residency for the Arts (2019) and Green Olives Arts in Tetouan, Morocco (2019). Publications include Dear Hollywood Writers, with poet Geoffrey Young (Suzy Solidor Editions, 2017) and Paintings and Fables with Wayne Koestenbaum, a limited edition artist’s book (2017). He is currently Co-Director of Ortega y Gasset Projects, an artist-run gallery based in Brooklyn, where he has curated three group exhibitions since 2014.
We cover so many wonderful topics such as how Eric builds the images in his work, schedules, studio space, pleasure in viewing, Morocco and his residency there, and supporting the arts community.
Purple at Underdonk
Plant Teacher at Tillou Fine Art, curated by Andy Cross and Michelle Tillou, opening April 4th.
Amber Bud Vase, acrylic on panel, 20"x 16" 2020
Cloudy Purple Oyster, 2018, acrylic on panel, 20 x 16"
Yellow Bud Vase, acrylic on panel, 20"x 16" 2020
Green Chameleon, 2019, acrylic on panel, 24 x 18" (Plant Teacher show)