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Carol's Garden by Roy Stafford, acrylic on canvas, 24" X 36"

Roy Stafford has been delighting art lovers in the Chicago suburbs for more than four decades. His work hangs in many private collections, as well as in collections at the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Immanuel Lutheran Church in Palatine, IL, and the Village Hall of Palatine, IL. Learn more about the artist and his work at:

Artist's Statement:

"The interests that motivate my paintings derive from a love of God's creation and a closeness to nature from childhood. I am an environmentalist at heart and this has led to many landscapes created from resource photos and made into my own compositions for painting. As a photographer and artist I have been inspired by the photos I have taken over the years in the many travels with my wife. Many of my works reflect my love of the natural world."

Roy Stafford has been a resident of Palatine, IL, since 1949.
Education: William Rainey Harper College, Associates Degree in Fine Arts
Exhibits: Countryside Art Gallery, Arlington Heights; Palatine Public Library; Arlington Heights Memorial Library; Barrington Cultural Arts Council.