- Website: www.timgibbon.com
Tim Gibbon (MEd, Certificate in Community Arts Practices, 2014) is a Washington, DC-based artist, educator, and advocate. His teaching and studio practices are rooted in the collaborative production of socially engaged public artwork in a variety of mediums. Tim's background lies in community-based arts education, working in teaching and administrative capacities with organizations such as Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, The Clay Studio, and Mural Arts Philadelphia. While at Tyler, Tim worked as Project Manager for reForm, a project of Tyler professor Pepón Osorio with Temple Contemporary, which responded to the 2013 budget-related closure of Fairhill School in North Philadelphia. After graduating from Tyler, Tim served as Picasso Project Director with Public Citizens for Children + Youth, providing grant funding and advocacy for arts education in Philadelphia’s public schools. For this work, Tim was honored with awards for Distinguished Service Outside the Profession from the National Art Education Association in 2021, and Outstanding Friend to Art Education from the Pennsylvania Art Education Association in 2020. Currently, Tim manages arts integration and cultural programming for the DC public schools.