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artist , educator

Roy William Nicholson, British artist, educator. Trustees award for Scholarly Achievement, Long Island University, 2000; Max Beckmann Memorial scholar Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1965-1966.


Nicholson, Roy William was born on March 21, 1943 in Cambridge, England. Son of Laurence Ernest and Ruby Maud (Maidment) Nicholson. came to the United States, 1974. United States citizen, 1996.


Student, Hornsey College Art, London, 1960-1965;student, Brooklyn Museum Art School, 1965-1966;Master of Fine Arts, Vermont College of Norwich U., 1993-1995.


Assistant to director Brook St. Gallery, London, 1966-1968. Visual arts officer Northern Arts, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, England, 1968-1974. Assistant professor art Long Island University, Southampton, New York, 1986-1993, associate professor art, 1993—2001, professor art, 2001—2005, professor emeritus, since 2005.

Director fine arts gallery Long Island University Southampton College, LIU, 1986-1994. Executive committee Faculty Council Southampton College, LIU, 1995-2000, 2004. Visual arts prog panelist, New York State Council Arts, 1981-1983 (chair, 1983).


  • Other Work

    • One-man exhibitions of art include Abbot Hall Museum, Kendal, England, 1979, Marymount Manhattan College, New York City, 1984, Condeso-Lawler Gallery, New York City, 1985, Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, New York City, 1991, Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York, 1998, Rathbone Gallery, Sage College, Albany, 1999, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, New York, 2003, Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling Coll, Oakdale, New York, 2010. Group shows include Heckscher Museum, Huntington, New York, 1981, 93, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, New York City, 1985-1987, Benton Gallery, Southampton, New York, since 1989, Nancy Moore Fine Art, New York City, 1996, Nabi Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York, 1996-1998, Spanierman Gallery, East Hampton, New York, 2005, 2008. Telfair Museum Art, Savannah, Georgia, 2007.

      Permanent collections include Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, Yale University Art Gallery, Long Island Museum American Art, Hecksher Museum of Art, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Hicksville Station, New York, 2002, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority Metro Art, Union Station Gold Line, 2006.


  • Other Interests

    Gardening, history.


Married Helen Amy Harrison, August 26, 1967.

Laurence Ernest Nicholson

Ruby Maud (Maidment) Nicholson

Helen Amy Harrison