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A self taught artist, and native of North Carolina, Rayanthony's talent was just beginning at the very young age of three. Growing up, many that didn't know him by name knew him by the title "The kid that draws.” With extreme attention to detail, Rayanthony creates custom works that you will cherish for a lifetime. Working in pencil, charcoal, pastels, watercolor, acrylics or oils, you can count on being amazed at the level of quality and detail that will be put into your special art piece. Visit him on the web at

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Portrait Artist - People & Pets Durham, NC
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Drawing, Graphic Design, Cycling, Runnng
Work Experience:

Composition & Design - Creative Works, Inc.
July 2000 - Present
President/CEO, Designer & Fine Artist
Specializing in Web Design, Advertising, Corporate Image Building, Graphic Design, Product Design, Product Photography, Photo Restoration, Custom Photo & Color Work, Fine Arts: Detailed Portraits, Still Life & Landscapes

Surgicot, Inc./STERIS Corporation
June 1994 - July 2000
New Product Development and Graphics Engineering Manager
Created and designed new product packaging, labeling, product literature, newsletters, brochures, sale sheets, magazine ads, invitations, company badges and other promotional items. Coordinated the printing of all company promotional materials.

ABB - Raleigh, NC
August 1993 - January 1994
Graphic Designer
Responsible for design and printing of newsletters, invitations, badges and other promotional items.

NewBass Technical Services, Inc. - Research Triangle Park, NC
July 1991 - July 1993
Creative Director/Graphic Designer
Managed overall Creative Arts Department and Printing Dept., including production,
desktop publishing, design & printing of all printed material from concept to final printed

Valley Design - Durham, NC
February 1984 - June 1991
Creative Director/Camera Technician/Printing Manager/Sales Representative
Job Description: Responsible for job costing, production and design of newsletters,
Sales papers, magazines, desktop publishing, product packaging and brochures
From rough to final printed product.

IPG Artist
Job Description: Created, edited and revised artwork using the DrawMaster graphics
package run under VM/CMS.

Service Printing Company, Inc. - Durham, NC
November 1979 - August 1983
Layout Artist/Camera Technician
Work ranged from specking type, paste-up, design, typesetting, operating camera and
making plates.
Alamance Community College - Haw River, NC
1978 - 1980
Commercial Art and Advertising Design Degree
Graduated on the President's and Dean's List

Northern High - Durham, NC
Organizations / Affilations:

PageMaker Class - 1988
VICA Club - 1974-1975
Art Award - 1973-1975
Honorable Mention in Art - 1973-1976
Perfect Attendance in School 1968-1976
Drew a Portrait for Oprah Winfrey
and met her in 1985
Rayanthony Taylor is located in Durham, NC and has the following skills: Portrait Artist - People & Pets
Art / Creative
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Portrait Artist - People & Pets

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