Peter Gibb: CV & Biography



Born 1951 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Peter Gibb was also educated in Edinburgh at Holy Cross Academy. He graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in 1974.

From 1974 – 1979 Gibb exhibited his work at annual exhibitions and in a series of group shows in association with artists from The Forebank Studios, Dundee.

Gibb attended Moray House College of Education (1979/80) where he attained a PGCE.

From 1980 – 2011 He was employed by The City of Edinburgh Education Department and taught Art and Design at Craigroyston High School, St. Augustine’s High School and was Principal Teacher at Firrhill High School from 1990 -2011.

He is currently working in Edinburgh producing artworks principally inspired by the East Lothian coastline and landscape. Gibb works in a variety of media including a range of traditional drawing and painting materials complemented with imagery produced through the use of digital photography and Photoshop.


The Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder – 2017


The Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder, Winter Exhibition – 2019

The Flat Cat Gallery, Lauder, Winter Exhibition – 2018

Meffan Gallery, Forfar – 2005

Lamb Gallery, University of Dundee – 2003

Collins Gallery, University of Strathclyde – 1977

Kirkcaldy Art Gallery – 1977

City of Edinburgh Arts Centre – 1976

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine – 1975

Aberdeen Arts Centre – 1975

City of Edinburgh Arts Centre,

Young Artists’ Gallery – 1974

Kirkcaldy Art Gallery – 1972


Paisley Art Institute, Annual Online Exhibition – 2020

Borders Art Fair, Flat Cat Gallery – 2019

Edinburgh Art Fair, Detail Gallery – 2018

Edinburgh Art Fair, Detail Gallery – 2017

The Art Friends of St. Columba’s Hospice, Annual Exhibition – 2017

SSA – 1975, 1976

Pernod – 1975

SYC – 1974

DYPS – 1973, 1974


St. Andrews University

City of Edinburgh Arts Centre

Kirkcaldy Art Gallery

The Fleming Collection

Dundee University


‘The Public Catalogue Foundation, Oil Paintings in Public Ownership,

‘Edinburgh 1’ ISBN: 978-1-904931-86-7 : University of Dundee, Duncan of Jordanstone, College Collection

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