Sibyl Rubottom holds her M.F.A. from Yale University in Painting and her B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design, where she was a European Honors Student in Rome. Sibyl is currently co-proprietor of Bay Park Press in San Diego. Bay Park Press is a small fine arts press specializing in limited edition Artists Books and fine intaglio prints. Sibyl's books are in the special collections of the John Hay Library at Brown University; Sterling Library at Yale University; U.C.S.D. Mandeville Special Collections; San Diego State University's Malcolm A. Love Library; Occidental College (Los Angeles); Brigham Young University; Dartmouth College; Indiana University; Walker Art Center; California State University, Hayward; The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, California.
Sibyl is currently Artist-in-Residence at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla, California. She teaches Book Arts at its School of the Arts and at the University of California San Diego Extension. Sibyl conducts creativity workshops and regularly leads tours to Mexico in which book arts are a focus of the trip.
For 25 years Sibyl operated Sibyl Designs, a fabric art business specializing in hand-painted fabric products for the residential and commercial design community. She was represented by Kneedler-Fauchère in Los Angeles, Seattle and Denver, and by John Edwards-Hughes in Texas and Molini-Southard in Florida. Click here for Sibyl's resume.
Please click here for an indepth interview with Sibyl done in August, 2005 by Joy Wolf and Virginia Abblitt.