Roi Clarkson Colman ( California, Texas, Illinois, 1884-1945). "Desert Verbena - Near Palm Springs - California". Signed lower left. Oil on Canvas. Sight Size: 21.5 x 29.5 in. Colman was a founding member of the Laguna Beach Art Association. He also held memberships in the Illinois Academy of Fine Arts; San Diego Art Guild; California Art Club; and Society of Independent Artists. Roi Colman exhibited at the Annual Texas Cotton Palace Exposition, Waco, 1910-11; Galveston Cotton Carnival Annual Exhibition, 1912; Annual Exhibition of the Society Independent Artists, New York, 1924; and Laguna Beach Museum of Art, 1980. He won prizes in 1920 at both the Laguna Beach Art Association, and California State Fair. Roi Colman's work is in the collections of the Orange County Museum, California; Public Libraries in Ajo, Arizona and Waco, Texas; Laguna Beach Museum of Art; La Jolla Yacht Club; and Woman's Club, Santa Monica.