Educated at Ryerson Polytechnic Institute in Toronto, Canada and at the Central Technical School in Toronto Canada, Roy Crosse is a successful African-American Artist. Among his numerous awards are the New York State Council for the Arts Regrant Award, The New Jersey Transit Award for Sculptured Seating, and the Joan Mitchel Award. His work has been included in over twenty-five Group shows and fifteen selected solo exhibitions. His work is also included in numerous public collections such as the New Jersey Transit Collection, the Absolute Vodka Collections, the Merrill Lynch Collections and the Home Box Office Collection and more.