Gibb Slife was born in 1975 in Cleveland, Ohio. He received a B.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design in 1997. Slife’s work has recently been exhibited in More Young Americans, curated by Susanne van Hagen, Marc-Olivier Wahler, and Miguel Macedo Basto de Carvalho, at L’Enclos des Bernardins; Paris; Bass! How low can you go?, curated by Amir Shariat, at the Leila Heller Gallery, New York; and Blind Cut, curated by Jonah Freeman, at Marlborough Chelsea, New York. Slife lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.