Roy Perry

Roy was born in Ellesmere Port and educated at Wirral Grammar School before spending five years at Liverpool College of Art.

He did his National Service part of which he served in Hong Kong where he was stationed for nearly a year.

His teaching career spans 34 years during which time he spent 5 years in Winterton, 2 years in Skegness and 27 years in Brigg where he taught at Glanford School and Vale of Ancholme School.

Following his retirement in 1986 he has painted intensely, mostly for his own satisfaction. Often he works through a theme which interests him, most notably of which has been his Australian series.

He travelled across Australia on numerous occasions. This was clearly an unforgettable experience and is still a powerful influence upon his work.

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