Resume


Diana Roy (1940 – 2019)                   B.F.A. Honors Degree, University of Windsor, Windsor Ontario, Canada

“Diana Roy is a whimsical realist with a sense of humor.  She is a still life artist with an eye for the brilliant, the memorable and the unforgettable.  The artist, it is evident, has mastered her craft which has brought her considerable recognition in the North American Art World.  She has a habit of setting her images to reflect in extraordinary ways from extraordinary surfaces.”
                                                                           Cambridge Reporter – Jonathan Harrison 1995


“My paintings are visual expressions of my inner psyche as I react to life’s experiences.  I consider a painting successful when I’m able to impart something of myself to the viewer either visually or emotionally.”  Diana Roy

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

CastleMoore Inc., Corporate Head office, Mississauga, Ontario
Hallmark Cards, Corporate Head Office, Toronto, Ontario
Buckingham Real Estate, Windsor, Ontario
Green Giant of Canada, Tecumseh, Ontario
University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario

EXHIBITIONS: (Post-Death)

Art Gate VR ** Virtual Reality Art Exhibition by Invitation **
“A Retrospective: Diana Roy’s Invisible Majority” 2019-On Going
2019 Gibson Gallery, Amherstburg, Ontario
“50 Year Retrospective of Past Artists” by Invitation Only.
2019 Gibson Gallery, Amherstburg, Ontario
“Essex County Blossoms – Juried Show”
     Honorable Mention “Burgundy Iris”

EXHIBITIONS: (Pre-Death)

2010 ArtSpeak Gallery, Windsor, Ontario
“Paintings & Drawings by Diana Roy”
2006 Wellington Gallery, Aura, Ontario
“Diana Roy”    www.wellingtongallery.com
2003 The Artist Studio, Windsor, Ontario
“Diana Roy - Up Close and Personal”
2000 Rebecca Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
“Renaissance Women High Realism – Solo Show”
1998 Wyndham Gallery, Cambridge, Ontario “Paper Garden”
1996 Kismet Gallery, Jan Jose, California “Diana Roy Solo Show”
1996 North Lite Books, Cincinnati, Ohio, Work published in the Best of Flower Painting
1995 Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society, Washington, D.C. ‘Third Prize’
1995 Gibson Gallery’s 8th Annual Miniature Show, London, Ontario ‘Second Prize’
1995-92 NAA Annual Miniature Exhibition, NAA Gallery, Carson City, Nevada
1995: ‘First Prize, Third Prize & Honorable Mention’
1993: ‘First Prize & Second Prize’
     1992: ‘Best of Show, First Prize & Third Prize’

1995 The Artist’s Magazine, Dream Studio Contest, Cincinnati, Ohio
     ‘Runner Up, work published’

1994 The Winsor & Newton Art Competition, Piscataway, New Jersey
     ‘Winner – work published in Fine Art Calendar’

1994-93 Montana Miniature Art Society, Frame Hut Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina
1994: ‘First & Second Prize’
1993: ‘First Prize & Honorable Mention’
1994-93 International Miniature Art Show, Seaside Art Gallery, Nags Head, North Carolina
1994: ‘Honorable Mention’
1993: ‘Best of Show’
1993 Miniature Art Show, El Dorado Gallery, Colorado Springs, Colorado, ‘First Place’
1993 Miniature Art Society of Florida Inc., Clearwater, Florida
1992 Miniature Art Exhibition, Jane Law’s Long Beach Island Art Studio & Gallery
     S
urf City, New Jersey, ‘Best of Show’
1990-87 Miniature Exhibition, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
1990: ‘First Prize & Honorable Mention’
     1987: ‘Honorable Mention’

1989 Southwest Biennial, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario ‘Art for All’
1990 Miniature Exhibition, Willistead Coach House, Windsor, Ontario ‘Small Wonders’
1991-90 Miniature Exhibition, Del Bello Gallery, Toronto, Ontario,
1991: ‘Second Prize & Honorable Mention’
     1990: ‘Honorable Mention’

1989-85 Southwest Biennial, Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Yearly Show
1989 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario ‘Fall Selections ‘89’
1988 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario ‘Art for All’
1988 Griffin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, ‘Diana Roy: Recent Paintings’
1987 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, ‘Windsor Collects’
1987 Griffin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, ‘Christmas Show’
1986 Griffin Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, ‘Recent Work’
1986 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, ‘Diana Roy: Recent Works’
1985-80 Sarnia Public Library & Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario ‘Look ’85, ’83, ’81, ‘80
     1983: ‘People’s Choice Award’ 1980: ‘Honorable Mention’

1984 J. Michael Bottoms, Windsor, Ontario, ‘Marty Hunt & Diana Roy’
1984 Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catherines, Ontario, ‘Juried Exhibition’
1979 Students’ Union Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta
‘Diana Roy: Painting Exhibition (blank face series)’
1979 Gibson Gallery, Amherstburg, Ontario, ‘Recent Paintings by Diana Roy’
1978 Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario
‘CKOC 9th Annual Arts Exhibition’
1978 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, ‘Southwest 38, J.C. Teron Prize’
1977 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
‘Careers in Progress: Diana Roy, Leslie Anderson, Adele Duck, Brian Brown’
1977 London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario
‘37th Annual Western Ontario Exhibition’
1976 Toronto Dominion Centre, Toronto, Ontario
‘Diana Roy: From the Artist’s Coloring Book’
1975 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, ‘Southwest 35’
1975-74 London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario
‘34th & 35th Annual Western Ontario Exhibition’
1973-72 Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, ‘Southwest 32 & 33’

COMMISSIONS & PUBLICATIONS

1989 University of Windsor Drama Poster, Windsor, Ontario
1988 University of Windsor 25th Anniversary Poster, Windsor, Ontario

"The Canadian Artists in Exhibition 1973-74
Volume 2 The National Artists Survey of Canada"
Page 62 'Nones on the Fifth' Acrylic ( 45" x 45" )
'Second Fencer' Acrylic ( 44" x 44" )

"Branching Out Canadian Magazine for Women Volume VI, Number 3 1979"
8 Pieces including the Cover and Pages 23, 24, 25, 26, and 27
'Gallery Fantastique Blank Face Series'

"Winsor & Newton Artists Calendar 1995"
"Shoreline China"  Month of May