Hib Sabin

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Hib Sabin (born 1935)[1] is an American sculptor and educator. He is known for his indigenous-style work in juniper wood. He carves spirit animal spirit bowls, spirit canoes, dream and dance sticks, and shamanistic masks.[2] He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.[3]

Education[edit]

Sabin received a BFA in Studio Art and Art History from University of Pennsylvania / Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (coordinated program) and an MFA in Art History from the University of Pittsburgh.[2]

Career[edit]

In education[edit]

Sabin has taught art history at Shadyside Academy in Pittsburgh and at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He was an Associate Professor of studio art and art history at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.[2]

In art[edit]

Sabin has been creating art since 1957.[2] His art is inspired by an interest in shamanism.[4] He has had at least twelve one-man exhibitions.[4] In July 2003, he was the subject of an extensive article in Southwest Art magazine.[5] His work has been displayed by the Port of Seattle at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport.[6]

Selected exhibitions[edit]

Hib Sabin has had twelve one-man exhibitions since becoming an artist.[4] He has been represented by the following galleries:[7]

  • 1957 – 1962: The Munson Gallery, Princeton, NJ
  • 1965 – 1968: The Ben DuBose Gallery, Houston, TX
  • 1968 – 1970: The Kiko Gallery, Houston, TX
  • 1970 – 1974: The Meredith Long Gallery, Houston, TX
  • 1974 – 1980: Hooks-Epstein Gallery, Houston, TX
  • 1993 – 1995: Keshi, The Zuni Connection, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1994 – 1997: The Adelante Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
  • 1995 – 1999: Maslak-McLeod Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1998 – 1999: Wm. Zimmer Gallery, Mendocino, CA
  • 1998 – 2000: Enchanted Earthworks, Tucson, AZ
  • 1999 – 2000: Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
  • 1999 – 2000: Guadalupe Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
  • 1997 – 2000: Clay & Fiber Gallery, Taos, NM
  • 1996 – date: J. Seitz & Co., New Preston, CT
  • 1998 – date: Bishop Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ/Allenspark, CO
  • 1999 – date: Long Ago Far Away – Manchester Center, VT
  • 2000 – date: Deloney-Newkirk, Santa Fe, NM
  • 2000 – date: Turquoise Tortoise Gallery, Sedona, AZ
  • 2001 – date: Alaska on Madison, New York City, NY
  • 2001 – date: Stonington Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • 2011 – date: L Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN

Works[edit]

Books
  • Sabin, Hib (2012). The Journey. Stonington Gallery. Retrieved March 13, 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hib Sabin". AskArt.com. AskART. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d "Artist: Hib Sabin". StoningtonGallery.com. Stonington Gallery. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  3. ^ "Manitou Galleries: Roger Hayden Johnson & Hib Sabin". Southwest Art. June 2013. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "Hib Sabin Biography". Mockingbird-Gallery.com. Mockingbird Gallery. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  5. ^ Gangelhoff, Bonnie (July 2003). "Carved and Chiseled Out". Southwest Art.
  6. ^ "Rotating Art at Sea-Tac Airport". PortOfSeattle.com. Port of Seattle. Retrieved March 13, 2015.
  7. ^ "Hib Sabin: Bio". LRossGallery.com. L Ross Gallery. Retrieved March 13, 2015.