Chantal Gibson Writer-Artist-Educator

@ chantalgibsonartist Vancouver BC

Where Visual and literary art meet


Eden Mills Writers' Festival

I will be reading at The Eden Mills Writer's Festival. 

Sunday September 8th

Join me on Sunday September 8th at 12:30pm

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Sunshine Coast Writer's Festival

I will be reading at The 36th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts. 

August 15 - 18 2019

Join me and Chelene Knight in Sechelt on August 17th at 2:30pm.  

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Growing Room Literary Festival March 2019


Panel/Readings Sunday March 10th Writing on the Wall, Storytelling in Visual Art at 10:30am and Black Voices Raised at 7:30pm--Red Gate Review Stage.

Wax Poetic on Vancouver Co-Op Radio Feb 27 2019


RC Weslowski interviews poets 

Chantal Gibson and Cicely Belle-Blain about their work and the upcoming Growing Room Festival.

CBC North by Northwest February 24 2019


Interview with Khalil Akhtar and reading from How She Read. 

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How She Read Book Launch Open Space Feb 19


Tuesday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 pm 

Book launch and reading from Gibson’s forthcoming book of poetry, How She Read, at Open Space.

Open Space Victoria Exhibit & Residency Jan 12-Feb 26


Saturday, Feb. 16 at 2:00 pm 

Artist talk and panel discussion on confronting the romance of empire in education and cultural institutions, alongside Victoria-based educators, curators, and artists.

TOME McPherson Library UVIC Jan 12 -Feb 26


Thursday, Feb. 14 at 3:00 pm  Reading from How She Read at the University of Victoria’s McPherson Library, Room A003. 

CBC On the Coast February 13th 2019


Interview with Gloria Macarenko for  Ladies Night: Reading Women in the City and How She Read. Click image to go to interview.

Vancouver Public Library February 13th 2019


Ladies Night: Reading Women in the City 6:30pm to 8:30pm with Chelene Knight, Juliane Okot Bitek and guest Whitney French.

Ross Creek, Canning, NS Feb 10 - Mar 25, 2019


How She Read: (re)Visiting my Mother's Nova Scotia. Virtual artist talk February 10th at 2pm.

Vancouver Public Library M October 2018 - April 2019


Morph: Change the Story

Vancouver Public Library's inaugural exhibition. 8th Floor 

October 2018 to April 2019

In Conversation with Lawrence Hill 2018


Chantal Gibson in Conversation with Lawrence Hill 

April 27, 2018. SFU Dean's Lecture on Information and Society.

Here We Are Here 2018 ROM and MBAM


Souvenir (2018). Here We Are Here: Black Canadian Contemporary Art.

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

January 26-April 22, 2018

Musee des Beaux-Arts Montreal  

May-September 2018