Background Franks, Roy G. was born on May 6, 1927 in Charleston, Arkansas, United States. Son of Artie Franks and Edna Alma (Bradley) Yancy. Education Student, Jefferson Mackhammer School Art. Career Industrial artist TRW/Government Contract Agency, San Bernadino, California, 1968-1976. Adult education art institute State of California, 1976-1984. Artist, writer Gene Franks Fine Arts, 1994-1991, instructor, 1991. Artist Gene Franks Fine Art Inc, Charleston, Arkansas, 1991-2000, Springdale, since 2000. Achievements *Teaching credential, California. Membership Sergeant United States Air Force, 1950-1954. Interests *Other Interests Photography, walking, water aerobics, travel, reading.