Jean Claude Roy Fluctuat Nec Mergitur

ISBN 13: 9781550813425

Fluctuat Nec Mergitur

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THIS BOOK IS the journey, and in a sense the journal of an artist who has conducted a forty-five-year love affair with Newfoundland since he first set foot there in 1966. Travelling to every inhabited corner of the island, he has recorded his personal vision: painted almost entirely on-site, each image is the story of one day in his life, and one day in the life of a community.

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Jean Claude Roy was born in Rochefort sur Mer, France, in 1948. Committed to becoming an artist since childhood, he first came in Newfoundland as a sailor with the French merchant marine at the age of 17. After living in Newfoundland for a number of years and taking Canadian citizenship, he now divides his time between France and Newfoundland. Entirely self-taught, he described his style as expressionist-colourist. His works can be found in public and private collections in the United States, Canada and Europe.


"Hums with the strength and buoyancy Roy sees in all his landscapes, throughout Newfoundland... " (-the Telegram 2012-09-19)

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