ROY DOWELL has been a practicing artist for more than 25 years, with work in a number of museum collections. His work has been seen in numerous one-person and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Roy primarily works as a painter, however has also produced both sculptures and installations of varying scales. His work, based in the formal elements of abstraction is an amalgam of both representational and abstract elements taken from a wide range of sources, locations and cultural references. Roy holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Fine Arts from California Institute of the Arts and is currently Chair of Graduate Studies in Fine Art at Otis College of Art and Design.