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August 2011

Shain Gallery in Charlotte, NC, Features Works by Brian Hibbard

Shain Gallery in Charlotte, NC, will present fresh original works of art from artist Brian Hibbard, on view from Aug. 1 - 31, 2011.

William Brian Hibbard is a professional painter and sculptor who is actively a part of the growing art scene in North Carolina and across the nation. Born and raised in South Carolina he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in painting from Winthrop University. Hibbard’s artwork can often be seen in the nations’ most prestigious homes, galleries and public spaces.

In 2000, Hibbard moved to Greensboro, NC, from Santa Fe, NM, and began working as an apprentice to a nationally recognized sculptor. His first public art project was in 2001 when he designed 40 panels for Greensboro’s Millennium Gate as well as working on the fabrication and installation. By 2003, Hibbard completed a public art mural in Black Mountain, NC, paving the way for his own business.

The year 2004 started with an article in Southern Living and a one-man show, How I See It, at the Greensboro Artist League featuring over fifty new paintings. Hibbard completed two murals for Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and Natty Greene’s Restaurant by the end of that year. In 2005, he installed three gates and two bronze plaques for Greensboro’s new baseball stadium.

In 2006 and 2007, Hibbard completed several public art projects for the city of Greensboro such as a mural that overlooks the new Center City Park, a mural project for the Greensboro Historical Museum and a sculpture sign for the Greensboro Natural Science Center. Other cities have come “knocking on his door” and in 2008 Hibbard completed a mural project for Panera Bread Company in Boston, MA. In 2009, He completed a mural for the St. Regis Hotel in Atlanta, GA.

Hibbard’s work can be seen at one of his numerous solo exhibitions or at his studio on his farm in Cedar Grove, NC. He currently shows his work in 14 galleries across the region, in South Carolina, Atlanta, Georgia, Arizona, Massachusetts, Wyoming and California. He has a growing number of collectors across the country.

Located in beautiful Myers Park, Shain Gallery has been on the forefront of the North Carolina art scene since 1998. The gallery represents many leading national and regional artists, and was recently voted once again the “Best of the Best” for best Charlotte gallery.

For further information check our NC Commercial Gallery listings, call the gallery at 704/334-7744 or visit (


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