Tom specializes in handmade, functional, one of a kind, ceramic tableware and decorative tabletop art. He started working in clay in 1965 when he was 14, attending classes with a talented Korean potter at the Richmond Art Center in California, then finishing his academic training with a BA in Art from California State University, East Bay. He was a member of the Hawaii Potter’s Guild in Honolulu, Oahu from 2009 to 2017, and currently lives in Kapa’a, Kauai.
Tom’s exhibitions include:
October 2016 – Hawai’i Craftsmen 49th Annual Statewide Juried Exhibition, Honolulu.
September 2016 – The Window at The Arts at Marks Garage “Earth Tribe” – standing vessels installation
November 2015 – Oahu Open Studios 2015
Tom’s publications include:
My Only Hawaii – Fall/Winter 2014
Updated “Made in Hawaii”
You can find more of Tom’s work at http://www.studiogibson.net.
Stop into Creative Ohana in Kalaheo, Kauai, to find Tom's work, along with many other local artists. The gallery offers works of painting, woodworking, jewelry, clothing, books, photography, and so much more!