Berkeley Springs , WV
Born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1955, Ray first picked up a brush as a teenager, staking claim to his artistic legacy as one in a large family of gifted people.
Accepted at Brooklyn’s acclaimed Pratt Institute in 1974, Ray became a casualty of 70’s New York, lost to himself and his art. During this time, Ray painted only in fits and starts. His resulting work often reflects a surrealistic and poignant longing for the unrequited.
In 1991, he hit bottom and soon experienced a spiritual conversion that at last le