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Fletcher Sibthorp
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Biography

1989 Graduated from Kingston University with a BA (Honours) Degree in Graphic Design and Illustration.
Worked on Silk Cut campaign for Saatchi & Saatchi.
Commissioned by Rank Xerox for XFM Brochure.
Commissioned by Tioxide for Global Brochure.
First commission for Penguin Books.
Competition winner - Alter Images - The Association of Illustrators (UK). A competition to promote alternative illustration.

1990 Competition winner - New Faces - The Association of Illustrators (UK). A competition to promote illustration by new and up and coming illustrators.

1991 Commissioned by The Royal Opera House for a ballet poster.
Competition winner- Alter Images - The Association of Illustrators (UK). A competition to promote alternative illustration.

1992 First commission for GQ Magazine UK.
Commissioned by Oxford University Press.
First solo exhibition ’In Motion‘ - a study of the human body in motion.
Joint exhibition Art 92- The Olympics Collection, a collection of sports paintings. London.
First commission for National Magazines.
Competition Winner - Images 17 The AOI Gallery. A competition promoting the best of British contemporary illustration.

1993 Commissioned by Cambridge University Press.
First commission for Random Century Publishing.
Commissioned by Radio Times.
Commissioned by Cannons Health Club to paint six paintings as a permanent exhibition for their main club at The City, London.
First commission for The Independent.
First commission for Harper Collins.
Commissioned by Huhtamaki Finland. Brochure to launch their new identity. Artwork purchased for corporate collection
Competition Winner - Images 18 - The AOI Gallery. Competition promoting the Best of British contemporary illustration.

1994 Commissioned by BP for an internal brochure for their Managing Directors.
Commissioned by British Airways for their Special Events department. Artwork purchased for corporate collection
Commissioned by British Telecom for their first Annual Report, celebrating their 10th anniversary. Paintings purchased for their corporate collection.
Commissioned by Sony Records for Dusty Springfield record.
Commissioned by Motorola to create their international Christmas card.
First commission for Pitcher and Piano, a chain of London Bars.
Competition Winner - Images 19 - The AOI Gallery. Competition promoting the best of British contemporary illustration.
Art Directors Club of New York Festival Nominee 94 Corporate Print category
Award of Excellence- Communication Arts 94 (6 nominations) an annual competition. Winners get their work published in The Communication Arts illustration Magazine.

1995 First limited edition silk screen print for Christies Contemporary Art.
First commission for ES Magazine (front cover) for The Evening Standard, London’s daily paper.
Second commission for ES Magazine (front cover) for The Evening Standard, London’s daily paper.
Commissioned by Random Century to paint the definitive biography of Bertrand Russell by Ray Monk.
Commissioned by Iberia Airways for poster featuring flamenco.
Commissioned by A&M Records for Chris de Burgh record.
Commissioned by The Royal Shakespeare Company for their Christmas Card.
Award of Excellence- Illustrators 37 (1 nomination) an annual competition. Winners get their work published in The Society of Illustrators Book Illustrators 37

1996 Commissioned by The Royal Shakespeare Company to create six paintings for their 1997 calendar.
Commissioned by SEMA International for a student recruitment brochure.
Commissioned by Motorola to create their international Christmas card.
Commissioned by Faber & Faber.
Commissioned by The Cooperative Society to create four paintings for the reception area of their new headquarters celebrating their 100th birthday.
Commissioned by Random Century to paint the covers of the reissued paperbacks of John Fowles (French Lieutenant's Woman,The Magus, The Collector, The Ebony Tower, Daniel Martin, A Maggot).
Commissioned by Random Century to paint the covers of the reissued paperbacks of Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid's Tale, Bluebeard's Egg, Life Before Man).
Commissioned by Random Century to paint the covers of the definitive biography of Virginia Woolf by Harmonie Lee and Sebastian Faulkes’ new novel.
First poster for Ikea International.
Award of Excellence- Communication Arts 96 (1 nomination) an annual competition. Winners get their work published in The Communication Arts Illustration Magazine.
Award of Excellence- Illustrators 38 (2 nominations) an annual competition. Winners get their work published in The Society of Illustrators Book Illustrators 38

1997 Creating a body of work for an exhibition on Flamenco dancing.
Commissioned by Pitcher and Piano and Marston's Breweries to create a series of paintings for their London Bars.
Commissioned by Books Etc to create a series of 20 paintings of famous writers for all their in store graphics.
Commissioned by Railtrack to produce a painting for their 97 Annual Report. Artworks purchased for their corporate collection.
Commissioned by Kirin Beer Japan for TV advertising.
Commissioned by Vintage to produce a new book jacket for Silence of The Lambs.
Commissioned by Chase Manhattan Bank to produce a painting for their office in London. Artworks purchased for their corporate collection.
Joint exhibition in Japan sponsored by Kirin Beer. Joint exhibitors were Brad Holland, Bert Silverman and Glen Harrington.
Joint exhibition in Hong Kong titled Four Artists
Award of Excellence - Communication Arts 97 (1 nomination) an annual competition. Winners get their work published in The Communication Arts illustration Magazine.

1998 Solo exhibition of studies, drawings and some
paintings based on Flamenco dance and Joaquín Cortés with the Obsession of Art Gallery / Bunkumura Gallery Tokyo Japan.
Commissioned by Pitcher and Piano and Marstons Breweries to create a series of paintings for their Liverpool, Manchester and London Bars.
Commissioned by Zennecca Pharmacuticals
Commissioned by Montecristo Cigarettes
Award of Excellence- Illustrators 41 (1 nomination) an annual competition. Winners get their work published in The Society of Illustrators Book Illustrators 41

1999 Flamenco II - Second solo exhibition of studies, drawings and some paintings based on Flamenco dance and Joaquín Cortés with the Obsession of Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan.

2000 Quiet Space - Solo exhibition of paintings with Lucy Simmonds Fine Art, Hong Kong.
Commissioned The St Patricks Museum in Ireland to produce six paintings for the museum

2001 Flamenco III - Third solo exhibition of studies, drawings and some paintings based on Flamenco dance with the Obsession of Art Gallery Tokyo Japan. Also toured to Osaka and Nagoya.
Commssioned by Daler Rowney
First production of Limited Edition prints for Buckingham Fine Art Publishers

2002 Flamenco IV - Fourth solo exhibition of studies, drawings and some paintings based on Flamenco dance with the Obsession of Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan. Also toured to Osaka and Nagoya.

2004 Flamenco V – Fifth solo exhibition of studies, drawings and some paintings based on Flamenco dance with the Obsession of Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan. Also toured to Kyoto

2005 Passion Exhibition – Solo exhibition of studies, drawings and paintings based on Flamenco and contemporary dance organised by Buckingham Fine Art Publishers, Cork Street London.
Exhibition coincided with the publication of Passion - a monograph of collected works 1998 – 2004.
Voted third best-selling published artist by gallery owners in the 2005 survey by Art Business Today Magazine

2006 Solo exhibition of studies, drawings and paintings based on dance and the human form at Medici Gallery, Cork Street London.
Sixth solo exhibition of studies, drawings and some paintings based on Flamenco dance with the Obsession of Art Gallery Tokyo Japan.
Attended rehearsals at The Royal Ballet.
The John Soloman Award for best-selling published artist by gallery owners in the 2006 survey by Art Business Today Magazine.

2007 Solo exhibition of studies, drawings and paintings based on The Royal Ballet at Medici Gallery, Cork Street London.
Seventh solo exhibition of studies, drawings and some paintings based on Flamenco dance with the Obsession of Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan.
Invited by The Royal Ballet and Darcey Bussell to attend her last performance rehearsal of ‘Song of the Earth’
2008 Solo exhibition of studies, drawings and paintings based on observations of The Royal Ballet and Royal Ballet School and the human form at Medici Gallery, Cork Street London.


2009 Invited to produce an artwork to hang in The Darcey Bussell studio at White Lodge.
Commissioned by P&O Cruises at the request of Darcey Bussell to produce a portrait of her to hang in Azura – a ship she is Godmother to.
Artist in Residence at The Royal Ballet School. The first artist to take up the position.
Eighth solo exhibition of studies, drawings and some paintings based on dance with the Obsession of Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan

2010 Solo exhibition of paintings based on the figure at Medici Gallery, Cork Street London.
2011 Solo exhibition -Transition at Heartbreak Gallery London

2013 Ninth solo exhibition Obsession of Art Gallery, Tokyo Japan

2014 Winner of the ARC (Art Renewal Centre) Salon in three categories; Best Nude , Chairmans Choice Award and Honourable Mention in the Figurative Category Award.

2015 Finalist in the ARC (Art Renewal Centre) Salon in two categories; Figurative and The Chairmans Choice Award.

2016 Solo exhibition - Elemental at Belgravia Gallery, London.
Finalist in the ARC (Art Renewal Centre) Salon.

2018 Solo exhibition - Catto Gallery, London,
Finalist in the ARC (Art Renewal Centre) Salon.

2019 Finalist in the ARC (Art Renewal Centre) Salon.
2020 Solo exhibition - Catto Gallery, London.
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