Instructor: Mike Gibson

Mike Gibson
Mike P. Gibson, owner of Gibson Works, LLC, is a world-renowned self-taught topiary artist with 30 years of experience. His whimsical and illusionary style has transformed public spaces nationwide, establishing him as a leading figure in the industry. Through captivating storytelling, Mike's topiary creations inspire and delight, showcasing his innovative vision.

Passionate about education, Mike shares his expertise on the therapeutic benefits of topiary through engaging lectures, demonstrations, and workshops. He holds certifications as an SC Certified Landscape Professional, Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, and in Therapeutic Horticulture, reflecting his commitment to excellence and holistic understanding of his craft.

His recognitions include the Garden Scholar award from the American Public Garden Association, Beautification Watch Award from Youngstown CityScape, and Artist of the Year by Fellows Riverside Garden. He has appeared on HGTV's Clipped and featured in various publications such as Garden and Gun, American Lifestyle, and ArtNews.

Recently, Mike played a pivotal role as topiary artist in residence at Pearl Fryar's Topiary Garden, contributing to its restoration. Driven by the belief that topiary is a transformative lifestyle accessible to all, his artistry and dedication inspire others to embrace its therapeutic benefits. With enchanting botanical masterpieces, Mike continues to push boundaries, evoking wonder and beauty in his craft.

Classes by this instructor

Ever wonder how those whimsical yet well-manicured, spiral topiaries are created? Here's your chance to learn from renowned topiary expert Mike Gibson. Throughout this class, Gibson will provide personalized attention, valuable tips, and share the therapeutic benefits of topiary as more...
244HRT230 06/07 Fr 10:00am-1:00pm Gibson