About Samuel Roy-Bois
Originally from Québec City, Québec, Samuel Roy-Bois is based in the Okanagan region of British Columbia, where he is Associate Professor of Sculpture in the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus and heads an interdisciplinary lab for creative exchange The Research Studio for Spaces and Things. He acquired his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Université Laval in Québec City (1996) and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts from Concordia University in Montréal, Québec (2001). His installations have been shown across Canada and internationally. Solo exhibitions include Presences, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC, 2019; Not a New World, Just an Old Trick, co-produced by SFU Galleries, Vancouver, BC; Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario; and Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario 2013-2015; Polarizer, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta 2009; Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, 2008; Divertissements, Point éphémère, Paris, 2007; Improbable and ridiculous, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, 2006; J’ai entendu un bruit, je me suis sauvé, Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC 2003.