Murray Gibson was born in Victoria, British Columbia, 1960. He studied tapestry weaving at the Alberta College of Art and Design in Calgary graduating in 1985; in 1995 Murray graduated from Goldsmiths College, University of London, England with a Master of Arts in Textiles. He is known for his tapestry weaving art work, his lectures and workshops. Murray’s tapestries are exhibited in private, public and corporate collections across Canada, United States, Australia and Austria. He currently teaches in the Art Department at St Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS. In the spring of 2015 Murray was named Master Artisan by the Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council.