Roy Forest
www.royforest.com
40 Monte Cimas Ave Mill Valley, Ca.94941 (415) 383-7777

Artist Statement
As a sculptor, I am interested in the element of wonder. I want the thought process to momentarily stop, and invite infinite wisdom to help with the experience. I strive for technical excellence, but inspiration always comes first.

Born:
1948 New York City, N.Y.

Education:
2003 -
2004
The Crucible, Oakland Ca.
Christian Schiess- Neon
1998
Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, Wa. Glass blowing
Cork Marcheschi- Experimental Neon
1997
Public Glass, S.F. Ca. – Glass Blowing
1990-
1995
 
College of Marin, Kentfield Ca. – Art related classes
1970
B.F.A., N.Y. Institute of Technology
Solo Exhibitions:
2011
Mayacamas Ranch Conference Center, Calistoga, Ca
2010
Mayacamas Ranch Conference Center, Calistoga, Ca
2009
The Tea Room Gallery, Petaluma, Ca.
2007
Circus Gone Bad - Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, Ca.
2004
142 Throckmorton Theatre and Gallery, Mill Valley, Ca.
2002
San Francisco International Airport, San Francisco, Ca.
Commission for Microscope Exhibition The Blue Room Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
Commission for permanent outdoor gallery installation
2000
Mt. View City Hall, Mt. View, Ca.
1999 
Mill Valley Sculpture Gardens, Mill Valley, Ca.
1997

Village Art Center, Santa Rosa, Ca.
The Depot, Mill Valley, Ca.

1996
Art Exhibition Galleries, Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, Ca.
Davis Art Center, Davis, Ca.
1995

Art Exhibition Galleries, Marin County Civic Center, San Rafael, Ca.   

Group Exhibitions:
2012
Artists of Mount Tamalpias, Mill Valley, Ca.
2011
City of Santa Clara, Ca.
2010
Dimensions Galleria, Petaluma, Ca.
Marin Society of Artists, Ross, Ca
2009
Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, Ca. - Fiber Dimensions
Dimensions Galleria, Petaluma, Ca.
Marin Society of Artists, Ross, Ca
2008
142 Throckmorton Theatre and Gallery, Mill Valley, Ca.
2006
Light Works – Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, Ca.
Light Works - Claudia ChaplineMill Valley Fall Art Festival, Mill Valley, Ca.
Herbst International Exhibit Hall – Intersections lll, Mill Valley Theater Company, Mill Valley, Ca.
MVFAF Past Award Winners Retrospective Exhibition, Mill Valley, Ca.
Pence Gallery, Davis, Ca - fiber/DIMENSIONS show
2005
142 Throckmorton Gallery and Theatre, Mill Valley, Ca.
fiber/DIMENSIONS at the Bay Model, Sausalito, Ca.
Marin Technology Building- Corp. Installation, San Rafael, Ca.
FutureLab Expo, National Tour, Commission for Buckyball Sculpture
2004
Randall Museum, San Francisco, Ca. - Magnificent Magnifiers
Herbst International Exhibit Hall, San Francisco, Ca.- Intersections ll
Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca. - Lumen
Louie Art Gallery, Smith Center for the Fine and Performing Arts, Ohlone College, Fremont, Ca.
2003
Crucible Gallery, Berkeley, Ca.
Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, Ca. - Lumen
Valley Fall Arts Festival, Mill Valley, Ca.
Mind Over Metal, Downtown Art Center, San Rafael, Ca.
Phoenix Rising, Sight & Insight art Center, Mill Valley, Ca.
2002
Marin Society of Artists, Annual juried show, Ross, Ca.
Downtown Art Center, San Rafael, Ca.- Art With a Heart Juried Exhibition
2000
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Mill Valley, Ca.
Marin Society of Artists, Ross Ca.
1999
Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, Ca.- “4 Marin Sculptors”
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Mill Valley, Ca.
Marin Community Foundation, Larkspur, Ca.- “Stretching the Boundaries”, Marin Arts Council
Corners Fine Contemporary Art, Arcadia, Michigan         
1998
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, Mill Valley, Ca.
Contract Design Center, San Francisco, Ca.
Café Arrivederci, San Rafael, Ca.
1997

Contract Design Center, San Francisco, Ca.
Marin County Fair, San Rafael, Ca.
Contract Design Center, San Francisco, Ca.

1996
Contract Design Center, San Francisco, Ca.
Spectrum Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco, Ca.
Anne Saunders Gallery, Jamestown, Ca.
Ironstone Vineyard, Murphy, Ca.
The Central Sierra Arts Council Gallery, Sonora, Ca.
College of Marin, Kentfield, Ca.
Marin Art And Garden Center, Kentfield, Ca.
1995
Contract Design Center, San Francisco, Ca.
Muir Woods Community Center, Mill Valley, Ca.
College of Marin, Kentfield, Ca. 
1994
Syntex Corporation, San Jose, Ca.
O’Hanion Gallery, Mill Valley, Ca.
Marin Society of Artists, Marin Art and Gardens,Kentfield, Ca.
Marin County Fair, San Rafael, Ca.
College of Marin, Kentfield, Ca.
Marin Arts Council, Corte Madera, Ca.
1993
Marin County Fair, San Rafael, Ca.
College of Marin, Kentfield, Ca.
Marin Arts Council, Kentfield, Ca.
1992
Marin County Fair, San Rafael, Ca.
College of Marin, Kentfield, Ca.
Awards:
2006
Mill Valley Fall Art Festival: Certificate of Excellence in the field of sculpture.
1999
Mill Valley Fall Art Festival: Certificate of Excellence in the field of sculpture.
1998
Mill Valley Fall Art Festival: Certificate of Excellence in the field of sculpture.
1996
Best sculpture in juried show, College of Marin, Kentfield, Ca.
Affiliations:
2012
Artists of Mount Tapampais, Mill Valley, Ca.
2003-
2012
Fiber Dimensions
2003-
2011
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival: Board member.
2000-
2011
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival: Committee member.
1999
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival: Juror and Committee member.
1994-
1999
Member of Pacific Rim Sculptors’ Group, San Francisco, Ca.            
1996
Advisory council to Sight and Insight Inc., Mill Valley, Ca.
1995
Artistic advisory council to the State of the World Forum.
The Gorbachev Foundation. San Francisco, Ca.