Maurine Montgomery Gibbs

Maiden Name: 
Montgomery
Spouse: 
Theodore Harrison Gibbs
Children: 
Ramona Gibbs
Birth Date: 
06/25/1906
Birth Place: 
Wyanet, IL
Death Date: 
04/01/2003
Death Place: 
Peoria, IL
Residences/Studios: 
Peoria, IL 1906-1929, 1938, 1943-2003
Kalamazoo, MI 1929-31
Bloomfield Hills, MI 1931-36
Rome, Italy 1936-38
Ithaca, NY 1939-41 (shared studio space with Harrison Gibbs)
Rosemont, PA 1941-42 (shared studio space with Harrison Gibbs)
Seattle, WA 1943
Active In: 
Peoria, IL
Rome, Italy
Michigan
New York
Pennsylvania
Medium: 
Painting - Oil
Painting - Watercolor
Sculpture
Sculpture - Relief
Subject: 
American Scene
Architecture/Buildings
Figure
Floral Still Life
Landscape
Portrait
Exhibitions: 
Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1940-41
Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago, 1940
Collections: 
Offner Sculpture Center at Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Training: 
Bradley University (Peoria, IL), 1928, BA degree; and ceramics course 1955
Boothbay Summer School of Art ( Maine), 1929
Teachers College, Columbia University (NYC), 1931
Boston School of Design, 1932
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 1932-36
Other Occupations: 
Worked for Treasury Section of Fine Arts (sculptural mural commission, entitled The Letter, Homewood (IL) post office) 1941-42
Teacher - Peoria, IL (all subjects) 1928-29 & 1961; (art alone) 1963-71
Teacher - Kalamazoo, MI (taught art in public school system & modeling/ceramics to adults) 1929-31
Teacher - Brookside School, Cranbrook, Bloomfield Hills, MI (taught & supervised art, elementary school) 1931-36