Northern Neck artist Sibyl Bayne is best known for her soft, pastel-toned mixed media portraits, still lifes, and landscapes. For many years she and her husband, USN Vice Admiral Marmaduke Bayne, owned and operated The Old Post Office Art Gallery in Irvington, Virginia. Her paintings and drawings are much beloved by collectors of Virginia subjects. Her media includes watercolors, acrylics, pastels and oil in a variety of styles. Along with her art gallery, she has a studio, Seascape in Irvington, VA. Mrs. Bayne’s paintings also hang at Georgetown University Inter-Cultural Center; Robert Blair Antiques, Richmond; Compton Art Gallery, Greensboro, N.C. and a number of private homes. Mrs. Bayne studied art under Robert Brackman at the Art Student’s League, New York, and later the American University, Washington, D.C.