A native of Dubuque, IA, Roy Haught received a BA from Loras College in Dubuque and an MA from the University of Notre Dame. He recently retired from the position as chair of the Art Department at Loras College. Roy is a member of the Dubuque Art Association and a signature member of the Iowa Watercolor Society.
He has received many honors and awards including Honorable Mention by the Rocky Mountain Watercolor Society in 2000 for a painting entitled Wild Ferns. He also received best of show for Windbreak by the Dubuque County Fine Arts Society. He has had several solo shows which include the Des Moines Art Gallery, Cedar Rapids Art Gallery, the Rocco Buda Art Gallery, and the Merrill Chase Gallery in Chicago.