Roy Carr’s Fascination with Seascapes
Artist Roy Carr has lived in Port Orchard for over 40 years. He studied art while attending college in Sacramento, California and currently specializes in seascapes. Roy has been influenced by the techniques of E. John Robinson, Roger W. Curtis, and Borlase Smart, and is continually researching seascape art. Roy takes frequent trips to the Washington Coast to photograph and sketch our magnificent coastline. He is a true student of seascapes and has been for many years.
Roy is the past president of the South Kitsap Artist’s Association and has been an active member for more than 40 years. He acted as the Art Superintendent for the Kitsap County Fair for several years. Roy served on the Board of Directors for the Sidney Museum and Art Gallery and has been a volunteer at the gallery for many years helping with art displays, upkeep, and sales. In addition, Roy has taught art classes at the gallery and donated proceeds back to the organization.
Roy’s work has been displayed at the Sidney Art Gallery, Amy Burnett’s Contemporary Gallery, and many local shows.
Roy Carr’s limited pallet seascapes show a remarkable wave transparency with the sun’s rays projecting through them. His realistic rock formations reflect the rugged Washington coast.