Elizabeth Roy

Winnipeg, Canada


Elizabeth Roy was born in Ottawa and has resided in Vancouver. she received her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, in 1984. She is currently teaching at the University of Manitoba.

Elizabeth Roy has been working in the field of public art and mixed media installation for the past fifteen years. Her work is in the collections of the cities of Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, North Vancouver. Her work has been shown across Canada and collected by the Art Bank, Claridge Collection and museums in the United States. She has been a juror for many public art commissions and was the Co-Chair of the Public Art Committee for the City of Vancouver. In 2009, she was awarded a Public Art Prize from the city of North Vancouver for the work ‘Launch.’ Elizabeth Roy has taught in Ontario and BC, including Emily Carr University, and is the Chair of Foundation at the University of Manitoba School of Art, where she teaches Print Media, Drawing and Visual Language.

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