In the coming months we will be featuring the new full members of IWS Canada. The order in which they will be featured is a simple reflection of their promptness in responding to our suggestion that they allow us to do so.
Our first featured member is Roy Tibbits.
Self-taught watercolour artist Roy Tibbits began painting in 1990 and is an active Member of the “Federation of Canadian Artists”. Roy’s art has been selected in a number of juried shows at their gallery in Vancouver B.C.
Roy’s paintings were featured in the March/April 2004 and March /April 2007 Issues of “Art Avenue” a Federation Of Canadian Artists publication.
Roy has had his work selected into the Thompson Nicola Shuswap juried show for 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017.
Roy’s work has been frequently selected as a finalist in the “Art of the Automobile ” competition, sponsored by the “Automobile Journalists Association of Canada, with works traveling to various cities.
Roy is an associate member of the “Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour. In 2006, three of his paintings were submitted to the “Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour Atlantic associates” juried show where one received “Best Building Category” and the other two received “Honourable Mention”. In 2015 Roy’s work was selected to the 90th “Open Water” international juried show. In 2016 Roy’s work was selected to the 91st “Open Water” international juried show, with “Old Comrades” winning the S J Sloan Award .
In 2015 two of Roy’s works were accepted into the “Society of Canadian Artists” 47th national juried show at the “Gainesborough Gallery” in Calgary Alberta.
In 2016 Roy was elected in to the “Society Of Canadian Artists “.
In 2017 one of Roy’s paintings was accepted in the “Society of Canadian Artists” juried show “Oh Canada-Our Home and Native Land” at “Gallery 78” in Frederiction New Brunswick.
Here is an example of his work. More can be found at his website.