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artist , poet

Mary Weller Sa'Id Royce, American artist, poet. Fulbright grantee, 1960.


Royce, Mary Weller Sa'Id was born on July 9, 1933 in Tupper Lake, New York, United States. Daughter of Gerard Charles and Mary Weller (McCarthy) de Grandpré.


Associate of Arts with honors, Georgetown Visitation Junior College, 1953. Bachelor of Science cum laude, Georgetown University, 1960. Master of Arts in Italian, Middlebury College, 1968.


Writer, artist, since 1954;translator, administrative assistant, United States Army, Orleans, France, 1956-1958;teaching assistant department Italian, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1968-1970;translator, New Jersey, Arizona, 1971-1984;owner, designer, The Stamp Act, Rockville, Maryland., 1990-1993.


  • Other Work

    • Groups shows include Rockville (Maryland) Arts Place, since 1992, Rockville Art League, since 1993, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland, since 1994, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, North Bethesda, Maryland, since 1994. Poetry collected in anthologies.


Coordinator Equal Rights Coalition, Utah, 1975. American Civil Liberties Union representative Southern Arizona Coalition for European Research Area, Tucson, 1975-1978. Member steering committee Arizona European Research Area, 1976-1978.

Maryland state activist Caths. for a Free Choice, 1991-1993. Member The Alliance of Rockville Citizens, since 1995. Member Academy American Poets (associate), National Museum Women in Arts (charter), Washington Project for Arts, Rockville Art League, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, Rockville Arts Place, Arlington Arts Center, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, jazz, swimming.


Married Majed Farhan Sa'id, November 19, 1960 (deceased 1966). Children: Mary Weller Richardson, Emily Ann Bacon. Married William Ronald Royce, September 2, 1974.

Gerard Charles Royce

Mary Weller (McCarthy) Royce

Majed Farhan Sa'id

William Ronald Royce

Mary Weller Richardson Royce

Emily Ann Bacon Royce