Roy Nichols

A Ringling College of Art graduate, Roy has always enjoyed drawing and painting, and at Ringling he found his true life’s work – painting. Nichols studied with Loran Wilford and sculptor Leslie Posey.

Roy has been a landscape painting instructor since 1956, at the Art League of Manatee County. Roy and his wife Jossie (also a painter,) operated the Art Studio at Fontana Village Resort, in Fontana Dam, North Carolina, where he was Artist-in-Residence. 

Roy and Jossie spend their winters in Sarasota and their summers in North Carolina, and painting in both locales.