Artist Statement


Diana Roy (1940 - 2019) was a Formally Trained Canadian Artist.  Her Avant-garde Body of WorkSpans Five Decades, Reflecting Across Multiple Art Movements Leaving a Legacy Unparalleled. Diana's Success is Well Documented in the Press and in-Print.  Her Resume is Filled with Awards. Outstanding Still Life Miniatures and Her China Paintings Always Won the Show.  Past ExhibitionsAcross North America have left a Lasting Impression; Private Owned Pieces are Coveted with Joy.  

With Her Passing that Distinct Style and Refined Skill is Once Again Attracting Widespread Attention.  Today Her work is still on Display in Galleries, Private Art Collections, and CorporateOffices.  Influenced by the Masters, Diana Explored Several Art Movements, Mediums, andTechniques, often Creating Her Own. Over 400 of Diana's Works are Catalogued in the Archives onthis Website. From large wall art, hand paintings to modern art paintings, you can find them all online.

Greatly Influenced by the Renaissance Period, Diana often Combined Different Art Disciplines inthe Same Piece. "Mona" on Permanent Display at the Wellington Gallery is an Interpretation of the Mona Lisa Infused with the Realism Diana was Appreciated For.  "Floral Teapot" pays Homage to Leonardo da Vinci's "Lady with an Ermine." "The Next Best Thing" is a Prime Example of the Depth Her Paintings Achieve in Subject Matter and Symbolism. Art lovers can easily purchase affordable original artwork in Canada.  

Entered in the Art History Books with Her Posthumous Ground breaking Exhibition "A Retrospective: Diana Roy's Invisible Majority", She became one of the First Canadian Artists to Exhibit and Sell Work through Art Gate VR, the World's First Public Virtual Reality Art Gallery.  From Her 15-piece Suite displayed at Hallmark Cards Toronto Office to Both, Her Commissioned 25th Anniversary Paintings for the University of Windsor, Copies Sold Worldwide, Confirm Diana's Artistic Talents are Recognized and Sought After. Those who know the worth and have a deep interest inconventional style art can take advantage of the opportunity and purchase Diana Roy's wide artcollection for sale in Toronto.   

Art Collector Jennifer Bratty Recently Purchased Two Pieces to Hang in Her Private TorontoCollection. Collision Gallery Curator Candice Houtekier wrote, "Diana's extraordinary output isbecoming appreciated in its totality, as an essential contemporary on the joy and perils of self-reflection. The Art Gate VR retrospective of Roy's work explores new interpretations of figuration andthe philosophy of aesthetics.  Art Collectors and connoisseurs alike should not miss this historicmoment to view such a large and avant-gardist body of work."

Cambridge Reporter Jonathan Harrison wrote, "Diana Roy is a whimsical realist with a sense ofhumor. She is a still life artist with an eye for the brilliant, the memorable, and the unforgettable."

Savvy Collectors will Recognize Diana's Art as a Smart Investment.  Art Lovers will Appreciate herTalent as Her Legacy Appreciates.  Contact the Estate to Arrange for a Private Viewing.  Enjoy theExpression of Art that is Diana Roy this Website has Gathered. You can easily buy all the original artonline as we bring it your way.