Roy Rogers Fine Arts of Peoria, Illinois

Roy Rogers is an artist based out of Peoria, Illinois and was born March 10, 1947 in Chicago where he attended primary and secondary school until moving to Peoria in the mid 1960s. He was an apprentice in a tool and die-making company and then worked in an industrial setting at different levels for more than thirty years.

Art has been his passion from his early days to his present life. He excels in sculpture and carving although he enjoys working with other various mediums.

During his lifetime he has traveled Europe and North America where he has experienced art at its best. Roy was influenced by Picasso, Marin, Moore, ManRay, Arp, Henry Moore and others. Found objects and figurative images are among Roy's favorite subjects. He also enjoys drawing and abstract painting.