Roy John Riley
(1903 - 1983)
Roy John Riley was active/lived in Arizona, Kansas. Roy Riley is known for Painter, designer.
Biography Roy John Riley
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Roy John Riley was born in Independence, Kansas on April 19, 1903. He studied at the California College of Arts & Crafts, at the Detroit Art School, at the Huettles Art School in Chicago, at the Univ. of Tulsa with Franz Vanderlachen. Also a pupil of Merlin Enabnet. He died in December of 1983 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Exhibitions: Philbrook Museum of Art; Ruskin Club; Verdigris Valley Art Exhibition; Scottsdale Artist League.
Awards: Philbrook Art Gallery, 1945; Ruskin Club, 1945; Scottsdale Artist League, 1969.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Who’s Who in American Art. New York: American Federation of Arts, 1936-1976; www.FamilySearch.org, accessed Jan. 22, 2008.
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.