roy foxRoy Charles Fox
roy fox elmira artist


(born in Hartwick, NY, 1908 - died in Elmira, NY 1993, buried in Hartwick, New York)

Roy Charles Fox: An American painter, etcher and engraver, Roy Fox studied under Ernfred Anderson at Elmira College and at Illinois Wesleyan. Fox began exhibiting his art in the early 1930's and during the following years his work was included in exhibitions of the Society of American Etchers, Audubon Artists, Philadelphia Print Club, Oakland Art Gallery, Laguna Beach Art Association and the Northwest Print Makers. Roy Fox was a full member of the Bloomington Art Association, Elmira Art Club and the roy fox etchingPrint Council of America.

Fox's art concentrated mostly upon landscapes, figure studies and nudes. His paintings and original prints are included in the collections of Elmira College, Florida Southern College and elsewhere.

roy fox at arnot art museumRoy worked and lived in the apartment over the Arnot Art Gallery (Museum) in Elmira for many years. He was much loved by his friends. In his later years he spent much of his days at the Art Shop / Allen Smith Gallery in Elmira visiting his friends and talking about art.the art shop gang Roy continued to work until his death in 1993.

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