Roy J. L. Cooney
1935 to 2018
Roy Cooney trained and qualified under apprenticeship as a copperplate engraver and cartographer and studied painting and drawing at the Somerset College of Arts. He produced limited editions of pictorial copperplate engravings and commissions for heraldic and pictorial ex-libris bookplates from his home in Taunton. Roy became internationally recognised and his work is held in institutions, galleries and private collections around the world. Roy was a member of the following societies: The Royal Society of Miniature Painters, Sculptors and Gravers (RMS); The Hilliard Society of Miniaturists; The Miniature Society of Florida; and The Somerset Guild of Craftsmen.