About Roy


education

A.A.S. Fine Arts
Illinois Central College
East Peoria, IL

B.S. in Art (Fine Arts)
Illinois State University
Normal, IL

Studied Figurative Sculpture and Casting at the Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL 2005-2009
Instructor - Preston Jackson (Professor/Head of the Figurative area at the Art Institute) Chicago, IL

M.A. in Art (Fine Arts)
Bradley University
Peoria, IL

NDS Graduate Student, Arts Department (Bradley University)
Bradley University
Peoria, IL

accolades

1992 - Illinois State University "Best Sculpture of Show"
University Gallery, Normal, IL

1992 - ISU College of Fine Arts "College Honors in Sculpture for demonstrating outstanding talent and achievement"
Illinois State University, IL

2009 - 64 Arts National Juried Exhibition "Best Sculpture of Show"
Buchanan Center for the Arts, 64 Public Square, Monmouth, IL

2013 - Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exibition (Sculpture 1) "2nd Place Award"
Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL

2013 - Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exibition (Sculpture 2) "Honorable Mention"
Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL

exhibitions

1982 - Cornstock Theatre, (theater groups summer productions), Bradley Park Peoria, IL
1983 - Illinois Central College, College Gallery, East Peoria, IL
1984 - Illinois Central College, "Annual Show", College Gallery, East Peoria, IL
1990 - Illinois State University, "War Show", University Gallery, Normal, IL
1992 - Illinois State University, "Annual Show", University Gallery, Normal, IL
1992 - Illinois Central College, "Solo Exhibition", PAC, East Peoria, IL
2003 - Lakeview Museum, Peoria, IL
2005 - Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL
2006 - Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL
2007 - Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL
2007 - Methodist 23rd Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2008 - Methodist 24th Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2009 - Methodist 25th Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2009 - Peoria Zoo Opening African Exhibit Art Show, Peoria, IL
2009 - 64 Arts National Juried Exhibition (Buchanan Center for the Arts), Monmouth, IL
2010 - Methodist 26th Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2010 - Illinois Central College, "Group Exhibition", Industrial Arts Department, East Peoria, IL
2010 - Illinois Central College, "Library Exhibit", College Library, East Peoria, IL
2011 - Methodist 27th Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2011 - Forrest Hill Art Fair, "Art to End Malaria in Africa", East Forrest Hill Ave. Peoria, IL
2012 - Methodist 28th Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2012 - Prairie Center of the Arts, CIAO (Vernissage Show), Peoria, IL
2012 - Peoria Riverfront Museum (CIAO & Friends Invitational Juried Exhibition), Peoria, IL
2013 - Cornstock Theatre Winter Playhouse Art show following production of RED, Peoria, IL
2013 - Methodist 29th Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2013 - Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exibition, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL
2013 - Studios on Sheridan - Main Gallery Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2014 - Chicago Sculpture International Group Exibition (Contemporary Arts Center), Peoria, IL
2014 - Methodist 30th Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2014 - Cornstock Theatre Winter Playhouse, Art show following production of Art, Peoria, IL
2014 - CIAO Junction City Summer Solstice Art Fair, Peoria, IL
2015 - Bradley University Sculpture Show - Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, IL
2015 - Bloomingdale Park District Museum - Chicago Sculpture International, Bloomingdale, IL
2015 - 31st Methodist Annual Fine Art Exhibit, Peoria, IL
2015 - (Postcards for Barbara), Prairie Center of the Arts, Peoria, IL
2016 - Bradley University Sculpture Show - Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, IL
2016 - Sculpture Walk Peoria - Arts Partners of Central Illinois, Peoria, IL
2017 - The George and Norma Kotterman Collection - 'A 10 year passion for Art'
           Spnsored by the Riverfront Museum and Peoria Art Guild, Peoria, IL
2017 - 3rd Annual Bradley University Sculpture Show
           Studios on Sheridan, Peoria, IL
2017 - Master of Arts Exhibition - Heuser Art Gallery (Bradley University), Peoria, IL
2018 - 4th Annual Bradley University Sculpture Show (Studios on Sheridan), Peoria, IL
2018 - Madron Fine Arts Gallery (Bradley Show), Chicago, IL
2018 - Foster Gallery Exhibit FUMC, Peoria, IL

solo exhibitions

1992 - Illinois Central College, "Solo Exhibition", PAC, East Peoria, IL
2017 - Master of Arts Exhibition - Heuser Art Gallery (Bradley University), Peoria, IL

artistic commissioned work

2002 - Peoria Convention Center
Design and create an animal figure to promote the city of Peoria, Peoria, IL

2003 - 2005 Heritage Restoration and Design Inc.
Sculpted Figures and Altar pieces for various churches Peoria, IL

2004 - Designed and created logo for Borders employee T-shirts
Buchanan Center for the Arts, 64 Public Square, Monmouth, IL

artistic collaborations

2002 - Ila Munson
2013 - Nadya Warthen-Gibson

organization memberships

Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL
CIAO (Central Illinios Artist Organization), Peoria, IL
CSI (Chicago Sculpture International), Chicago, IL
ISC (International Sculpture Center), Hamilton, NJ