JOHN ROY


1930-2001
 


EDUCATION
1957
Yale University School of Art and Design
New Haven, CT
BFA, MFA, Studied with Josef Albers


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011
Annual Still Life Exhibition, William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA
1999
John Roy: Paintings, Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
1993
Paintings, Zone Art Center, Springfield, MA
1989
Paintings, Herter Gallery, University of Massachusetts
1982
Paintings and Drawings, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1980
Works From Artist*Research*Technology, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
1978
Synthesized Photographs, Offset Prints, George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum, Springfield, MA
1976
Synthesized Photographs, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
1971
Electronic Light Sculpture: Sundance, Howard Wise Gallery, New York, NY
1970
Electronic Light Sculpture: Quartet, Howard Wise Gallery, New York, NY
1967
Paintings and Drawings, Eleanor Rigelhaupt Gallery, Boston, MA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Jacksonville Museum, Jacksonville, FL

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

International Computer Art Exhibition, Montreal, Canada

Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Roland Gibson Foundation

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

Pratt Graphics Center, Brooklyn, NY

Hampshire College Gallery, Amherst, MA

Herter Gallery, UMASS, Amherst, MA

Aichi University Museum of Art and Architecture, Tokyo, Japan

Nikon University College of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Ralph Wilson Gallery, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Fischer Fine Arts, London, England

Temple University Abroad, Rome, Italy

Howard Wise Gallery, New York

Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York

William Baczek Fine Arts, Northampton, MA


AWARDS and RESIDENCIES

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation

Ford Foundation Grant

New York Foundation for the Arts

Artists*Research*Technology

Numerous Faculty Research Grants, University of Massachusetts

Calcomp Corporation, Anaheim, CA (Industrial Grant for Computer Aided Design Research)

 
COLLECTIONS

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA

Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

Silvermine Artist's Guild, Norwalk, CT

J. Patrick Lannon Foundation, West Palm Beach, FL

SUNY at Potsdam, NY

Lane Foundation, Leominster, MA

Roland Gibson Foundation, Manchester, NH

Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA

Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

Hollywood Art Museum, Hollywood, FL

Davison Art Museum, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

Aichi University of Art and Architecture, Nagoya, Japan

Nikon University College of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Mr. and Mrs. Howard Wise, New York, Mr. and Mrs. Louis K. Meisel, NY


COMMISSIONS
1974
SDS Corporation, Montreal, Canada, 10th Anniversary Portfolio of Computer Graphics
1972
Westinghouse Corporate Design Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

Design and execution of computerized program for a 60' x 20', kinetic advertising sign constructed in Long Island City, NY
1969
Light Sculpture, Howard Wise Gallery, NY
1963
Sequence Sometimes Metaphysical, Stonewall Press, Iowa City, 14 wood engravings for Theodore Roethke poetry (This book received the American Institute of Graphic Artists Fifty Best Books of the Year award.)
1958
Ahavath Achim Congregation, Atlanta, GA; 11' x 9' wood relief for Ark Doors


BIBLIOGRAPHY
1984
Rousseau, Irene. "Offset Technology as a Fine Arts Medium", Arts Magazine, March.
1983
"Art and Technology: Offset Prints", Lehigh University, September (catalog).
1982 Smith, Patricia. "Offset As a Printmaking Medium", Print News, March/April.

Yard, Sally. "John Roy's Recent Paintings", Arts Magazine, February. 
1980
Taylor, Robert. "Provocative Examples of Offset Lithography", The Boston Globe, November 23.

"A Sense of Place, The American Landscape in Recent Art", February (catalog).
1979
Henning, Robert. "Artists*Research*Technology", Print Preview, Fall.

Frazier, Nancy. "Fine Art Technology: Is The World Ready for This?" Hampshire Life, September 1.

"Exploring the Potentials of Offset Lithography", Print News, June/July.
1978
Yard, Sally. "John Roy: The Counterpoint of Continuity and Change", George Walter Vincent Smith Museum, July (catalog).
1977
"Offset Prints", Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, November.

Davies, Hugh. "John Roy", Arts Magazine, January.
1976
Perreault, John. "Roy's Cows, Food For Thought", SOHO News, December 30.
1974
"Le Musee Cybernethique", Ateliers, May.
1973
"Programmed Light Sculpture Adds to New York Skyline", Westinghouse Engineer, May.

Taylor, Robert. "DeCordova Trips the Light Fantastic", The Boston Globe, February 18.
1972
"Responsive Environment, As Metaphor, As Myth, As Magic", New Jersey State Museum, September (catalog).
1967
Driscoll Jr., Edgar. "Figurative Is Black", The Boston Globe, June 14,




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