" There is an undulating jazz beat that courses through the Art work of John H. Sibley." Mary Houlihan Chicago Sun times.
Within minutes he can create a high quality shaded realistic caricature. Not just a' GOOFY sketch-- but a black and white portrait-like-original. Sibley says " you would have to be Stevie Wonder, to not "see" yourself in my caricatures", Look at owning a caricature by Sibley as an investment. Artist John H. Sibley is represented by The Atkinson-O'Rourke Gallery in Elmhurst, IL. Some of his clients and patrons listed below:
Fedetal Saving Bank Chicago VP Ryan Cotter)Sensient Global Technologies Corp, Chicago Premium Outlet Mall, Aurora Ilinois,Chicago Jazz festival,Navy Pier, Taste of Chicago, Hotel Sofitel, Alpha, Kappa,Alpha, Marriot Hotel, Chicago, Chick-Fil-A in Oswego,Illinois, AT&T in Plainfield . His paintings are in the private collections of Chicago's Mayor Richard J. Daley, NBA star John Salley,Author Manik D. Dover, Mike Tyson, The late great Walter Payton ,Better Boys Foundation , The Southside Comnmunity Art Center .Publications include The Chicago Sun Times (Weekend),Beacon News,Gazzett,Chicago Reader,Alumni News SAIC, Midwest Jazz,VIBE Magazine,The Illustrator Magazine, The Chicago Tribune. Media coverage by WGN Superstaion channel 9---interview with Dan Roan about his sports art, WNUA morning radio show with Ramsey Lewis, ABC television interview with Jim Rose, Cable Network News--FLN trial-Courtroom Artist .Will travel 3,000 miles and foreign countries at clients expense.
" Sibley's credits his cousin Levi, who is now blind and crippled, as a major influence and inspiration ( who lived in a poor Westside neighborhood in Chicago) as he tried to emulate his drawing and paintings in his youth."