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Andrew Sibley

1933 – 2015

Andrew Sibley (b. 1933), painter and teacher, arrived in Australia from England in 1948, having studied at the Gravesend School of Art. Associated with Jon Molvig in Brisbane from 1958 to 1963, he moved to Melbourne in 1966 and held annual exhibitions there from 1959 to 1993. From 1966 to 1990 he was lecturer in Fine Arts at RMIT and has recently been Head of Painting in the Monash University Faculty of Art and Design. He is represented in most major Australian galleries, has entered portraits of Jon Molvig, Mirka Mora and Alan McCulloch in the Archibald competition and was a finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize in 1994 and 1996. Sibley is the subject of a 1993 monograph by Sasha Grishin.

Updated 2018