Port rests of the world, Australia, China... Sivell was born in paisley, renfrewshire, but lived in kirkcudbright, galloway for long periods of his adult life.   while he was starting evening studies at the glasgow school of art with fra newbery in 1908, Sivell was still working as an apprentice engineer and had to drop out of art class in 1910.
He could not afford to attend school full-time. In 1912 he travelled to Canada and also visited Paris and Florence, but returned to Scotland in 1914 as the country prepared for war, using his engineering skills to equip trawlers and dinghies for demining and other operations.He also worked on the defense of the cromarty arrow. In 1916, he joined the merchant navy.
When he left, Sivell moved to glasgow, where he could paint in the evening and on weekends, sharing a studio with archibald mcglashon. Marion patterson, gm (1942) art. Iwm art ld 3030 sivell met isobel sayers from kirkcudbright while she was visiting glasgow; they married in 1923.
They rented a bungalow on the river dee in front of kirkcudbright. They had a child, a daughter, elspeth dolores. The couple moved to kirkcudbright at some point after 1924, building a house and studio at the hollow, stell. [the necessary quotation] with cowie james and archibald mcglashan, Sivell was a founding member of the glasgow society of artists and sculptors in 1919.   their exhibitions took place at mclellan galleries and attracted some controversy about the exclusion of non-members from work.
 Sivell traveled at some point in those years to Italy, which had a strong influence on his work. In the 1930s, Sivell moved to Aberdeen to teach at the grays school of art, serving as head of drawing and design. Add to your list of favorites. Check out my other items. In response to several of our customers we have decided to allow payment facilities.
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