Notable Achievements

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Ron Geibel  is one of 15 artists selected to participate in the exhibition Inspired: Contemporary Responses to a Legacy of Courage  at the Susquehanna Art Museum in Harrisburg, PA, May 10 through Aug. 18. The exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic Stonewall uprising in New York City—a pivotal moment in LGBTQ+ history.  The Susquehanna Art Museum partnered with the LGBT Center of Central Pennsylvania and Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections to include artifacts from the History Project collection in the exhibition. The History Project documents the stories and history of LGBTQ+ life and activism in Central Pennsylvania. From there, the show travels to the Lancaster Museum of Art in Lancaster, PA, through Nov. 2019.

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Expertise

Ceramics and Design

Ron Geibel grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania. In 2013, he received his MFA from the University of Montana. Geibel has been a long-term artist resident at the Clay Art Center in Port Chester, NY as well as a short-term resident at the Red Lodge Clay Center and The Chautauqua Institution’s School of Art. Ceramics Monthly Magazine recognized Geibel as a 2015 emerging artist. Currently, he is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. His work explores the intersections of public vs. private. By creating objects that reference the private parts of people’s lives, the work confronts matters concerning, sexuality, gender and identity. Geibel brings these issues out of the dark by inciting the voyeuristic tendencies of his audience.

Education

MFA, University of Montana 2013
Post Baccalaureate, University of Tennessee 2010
BFA, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 2007

  • Ron Geibel grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania. In 2013, he received his MFA from the University of Montana. Geibel has been a long-term artist resident at the Clay Art Center in Port Chester, NY as well as a short-term resident at the Red Lodge Clay Center and The Chautauqua Institution’s School of Art. Ceramics Monthly Magazine recognized Geibel as a 2015 emerging artist. Currently, he is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX. His work explores the intersections of public vs. private. By creating objects that reference the private parts of people’s lives, the work confronts matters concerning, sexuality, gender and identity. Geibel brings these issues out of the dark by inciting the voyeuristic tendencies of his audience.

    Education

    MFA, University of Montana 2013
    Post Baccalaureate, University of Tennessee 2010
    BFA, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania 2007