Nate Gibbons

N.W. Gibbons is Branford’s Master Printer, managing and teaching letterpress platen printing in the College’s print shop. Gibbons graduated Yale ‘79 as a Scholar of the House, and was winner of the Devane Prize that year. He was also one of Silliman College’s printers from 1976-79. Gibbons also works as a fine artist in Wet Plate Collodion and Daguerreotypy. For his day job, Gibbons is a Fire Marshal for the Westport, CT fire department, where he’s worked since 1995.

Gibbons’ artwork may be seen at, and he can be reached at