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By Gabriel Escalera

Compassion and Curiosity Dr. Mark Gilbert (Part Two)

December 7th, 2021

OMAHA-Dr. Mark Gilbert Associate Professor at the College of Communications, Fine arts, and Media at UNO is an artist and a researcher. The father of Gilbert cared for his dying wife after fighting dementia. Dr. Gilbert’s father an artist in Glasgow Scotland captured the last days of his wife in portraits, Gilbert’s mother was a key component of his artistic carrier.

Dr.Gilbert graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1991 and his work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in Europe and North America. His life and practices changed significantly when he became an artist-in-residence of The Royal London Hospital in England. When Gilbert’s mom passed, he was not able to be next to her.