Born In San Francisco and raised on the San Francisco peninsula, Roy spent ten years as an art educator in Northern California before devoting his energy full-time to his career in fine art.
Over the past 3 decades Roy’s artwork has focused on commissioned work celebrating peoples’ passions for exotic, classic, antique, and racing automobiles, the beauty of wooden boats, and aircraft. Roy ’s passion for his art has paid tribute to beloved pets and racehorses, showcased the true beauty of scenic wineries and high tech businesses, evoking a sense of movement and wonder in each instance.
A long-time resident of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Roy is the artist and creator of official event posters for some of Northern California’s premier events. His portfolio includes official artwork and posters of some of Northern California's premier events.
Since 1984, Roy has created the official poster for the Lake Tahoe Wooden Boat Concours de Elegance held each year in Carnelian Bay, the Ironstone Classic Automobile Concours de Elegance held each year in Murphys, and during its tenure, the Silverado Automobile Concours de Elegance
Roy ’s unique artistic style is perhaps best described as photo impressionistic which creates a wonderful sense of believability by involving the viewer in the piece. In essence, the art becomes a living entity rather than a static object.