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I'm dedicated to my evolution as an artist. Creating is as necessary as breathing for me. Through this evolution and dedication I've clarified the discription of myself as a "Creative Expansionist".
My motto in the studio is "Toss fear out the window".
Visit my web site for more details and a collection of some of my works at
www.rayasartstudio.com

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Fine Art Painter and Designer Ribera, NM
More About Me
When I'm not painting I love to Garden or otherwise spend time in Nature,I enjoy living in the countryside but near a larger community which has a strong focus on the Arts (such as Santa Fe, NM).
Work Experience:
Self-educated and self-supporting since 1970, I began as a jewelry designer and creator, first as a street artist, working myself up through outdoor fairs, Galleries and on to Corporate and major manufactures. Stress to my body required me to turn my focus to fine art printmaking and now painting.
My Fine Art has sold around the world and hangs in Corporate offices, Hotels, hospitals and Homes.
I've worked with Design Teams, Art Consultants and Art Publishers as well as happily just by myself, in my studio, ever exploring new and better ways of expression of what ever it is that interests me that day.
Education:
Mentored by Jack Cartlidge (sculptor and Fine Art Professor, New College, Sarasota Florida) in 1968-69.
Self-Educated; along with workshops and classes with various artists in the USA and Europe
Organizations / Affilations:
Progressive Fine Art- TorontoCanada/International Sales
Wilde-Meyer Gallery-Scottsdale AZ
Aura Dez Fine Art-Santa Fe, NM
r Raya is located in Ribera, NM and has the following skills: Fine Art Painter and Designer
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Fine Art Painter and Designer

Category: Art / Creative
Description
A Designer and Fine Art Painter/Printmaker since 1970; Raya's work is published and originals as well as prints hang in Corporate Offices, Hospitals, Hotels and Homes around the world. As a self-educated Creative Expansionist Artist Raya follows her passion and embraces the challenge of a clients needs within the goals her Art.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Self-educated, Begining in 1970 as a street artist, moving on to outdoor art shows, Gallery representation primarliy on the East and West Coast of USA with some in Europe and the Far East, Published by; Phoenix Art Press, Art's Alive, Circle Fine Art (jewelry design and modelmaking), Slaymaker, Ray Stock Fine Art, Progressive Editions, New York Graphic Society, Modern Art and others. Some version of my work has been shown yearly since 1986 at ART EXPO New York.
Years Experience: 39