Roy Arden (Canadian, b. 1957) is a Vancouver artist working in diverse media that includes photography, video, sculpture and collage. Arden studied at the Vancouver School of Art and the University of British Columbia and has been active as an exhibiting artist since the late 1970s. His archival works of the 1980s examined the nature of the photographic and questioned its role in the construction of history. Arden has had solo exhibitions at the Ikon Gallery and the Vancouver Art Gallery; his work has been included in exhibitions at Kunstmuseum Basel and the Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp. His work is in the permanent collections of major international museums such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Stedeljik Museum, Amsterdam. In addition to his work as an artist, Arden has taught, curated and published critical texts.