" 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:
LinkedIn,Federal Saving Bank Chicago( VP Ryan Cotter) Asian Festival Fundraiser at Bank of America,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."