(1911 - 1992)
Maltby Sykes was active/lived in Alabama, Maine, Mississippi / Mexico. Maltby Sykes is known for lithography, mural and easel painting, teaching.
Biography Maltby Sykes
A painter, print maker, and graphic artist, Maltby Sykes was a long-time teacher at the Polytechnic Institute in Auburn, Alabama beginning 1942. He was born in Aberdeen, Mississippi and studied at the Art Students League in New York City, and his teachers included Wayman Adams, John Sloan, Diego Rivera, Andre Lhote and Stanley William Hayter.
He was a member of the Alabama Art League, Alabama Watercolor Society, and the Southeastern Art Association. Exhibition venues included many entries in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana as well as the Museum of Modern Art in New York, and the Pennsylvania Academy in Philadelphia.
Peter Hastings Falk, Who Was Who in American Art