Roy Nydorf

An award-winning painter, printmaker, draftsman and carver, Roy has exhibited nationally and internationally, and is represented in numerous private & public collections, including the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. The son of artist parents, he was born and raised in Port Washington, New York. He earned a Master of Fine Arts with honors from Yale University, received his Bachelor of Arts from State University of New York at Brockport and also attended the Art Students League of New York, and State University of New York at Albany. Roy is a drummer, currently performing with The B-Sides; a year-round organic gardener; and he is painstakingly restoring the mid-19th century Sanders-Blaylock House (a Guilford County Landmark). He is professor emeritus at Guilford College, where he taught art since 1978 until retiring in May 2018.