​Resume'                                                                Lynda Ray



​Selected Exhibitions:


2017 

Square Foot 5, Projects gallery, Aqua Art Miami. Dec 6-10. www.projectsgallery.com

Thinksmall9, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA Oct 27-Dec 17. www.artspacegallery.org

Virginian Artists 2017, Rawls Museum, Courtland, VA  Aug 25-Oct 23. www.rawlsarts.com

[work], The Visual Arts Center of Richmond, VA.                                                        Lynda Ray: Color Merge, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen,VA                      2017 Arrowmont Instructor Exhibition, The Sandra J. Blain Gallery, ARROWMONT SCHOOL OF ARTS & CRAFTS, GATLINBURG, TN                                                      Depth Perception, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA curators: Joanne Mattera & Cherie Mittenthal

Black Tie (optional), Adam Peck Gallery, Provincetown, MA

Contempo, Flux Gallery, Ashland, VA                                                                     

Next Level, The Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA                                                    Within Reach 2017, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA                                                  The Best of 2016, continued, Space Gallery, Denver, CO


2016                                                                                                                                                       Square Foot Aqua Art Fair Miami, Projects Gallery, Miami, FL
The Best of 2016, Space Gallery, Denver, CO                                             Seventeenth Annual 5x7 Show, Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY
​5th Annual Miniature Show, Gallery Flux, Ashland, VA 

Hotel Art Fair, Provincetown Inn, Provincetown, MA in conjunction with the 10th International Encaustic Conference.                                                                             Lynda Ray: Shapes and Shadows, Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center, Williamsburg, VA (solo)

Within Reach 2016 Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA 

​​[work], The Visual Arts Center of Richmond, VA


2015

Sixteenth Annual 5x7 Show, Kleinert/James Center for the Arts, Woodstock, NY 

​4th Annual Miniature Show, Gallery Flux, Ashland, VA 

Square Foot Art Basel Miami, Projects Gallery, Miami, FL

Thinksmall, Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA 
Pattern
l Geometric – Organic, Space Gallery,Denver, CO

On  the Brink, Ellsworth Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 

Attention: Intention, Old View National Bank, Marshall, VA 

[work] The Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA 

Nature as Muse, Steamboat Springs Arts Council, Steamboat Springs, CO 


2014                                                                                                                        

3rd Annual Miniature Show, Flux Gallery, Ashland, VA

Summer Selections, Cumberland Gallery, Nashville, TN                                
Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Traveling Group Exhibition, 2nd venue: Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ (catalogue)
[Work]. Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA
Subliminal, The Castle Hill Gallery, Truro, MA. Juror: Dan Addington
Metro Show, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, NYC                                       
H.Scott November Gallery, Westminster Canterbery, Richmond, VA

 
2013                                                                                                                                                       
Seven, Castle Hill Gallery, Truro, MA.(Juror: Shawn Hill)
Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
[Work]. Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA                             
Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Traveling Group Exhibition, 1st venue: Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA. Curator: Michael Giaquinto (catalogue)
The Elephant in the Room, Laconia Gallery, Boston, MA. Curators: Linda Cordner and James Hull (catalogue)

2012
                                                                                                                        
Winter Solstice, Selby Fleetwood Gallery, Santa Fe, NM                                               
Capital One, Richmond, VA                                                                                       
Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland, VA, Juror: Marcy Rosenblat                                       The Schoolhouse Gallery, Provincetown, MA
​[work], Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA                                                                           
New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA
Slantwall Gallery, The Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA
Painting: Color Dominates, Evans Encaustics, Sonoma, CA (online)                                           
Art and Music, Nancy Natale, E. Hampton, MA (online)
Gallery Flux, Ashland, VA


2011
                                                                                                                               Wax Poetic, Nicolsberg Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Melted, Petersburg Area Art League, Petersburg, VA                                               
Surface Attraction, Rice/Polak Gallery, Provincetown, MA                                   
[work], Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA 
Playing with Fire, Tubac Center for the Arts, Tubac, AZ                                                     
Beeswax, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA. Curator: Frank Heller (solo)


2010                                                                                                                                                                   
Eleventh Annual 5 by 7 Show, Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock , NY
Small Wonder, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Art San Diego, Brenda Taylor Gallery
Beeswax, Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, VA. Curator: Frank Heller (solo)
[work], VAC, Richmond, VA
Ripple Effect, MCV, Richmond, VA. Curator: P.Muzi Branch (solo)
Vastu Gallery, Washington, DC (two person)
Best Foot Forward, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA
Home is Where the Art Is, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA


2009                                   
                                                                                                      
 Small Wonder, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA 
[work], Visual Arts Center traveling to Capital One Gallery, Richmond, VA
bookart@artspace, Invitational, Richmond, VA
Tenth Annual 5 by 7 Show, Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock, NY
Reconstructing Time, Yavapai College, Prescott, AZ
Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY (two person)
Spring Forward, Artizen Fine Arts, Dallas, TX
GeoMetrics II, Gallery onetwentyeight, New York, NY
Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Edinboro, PA (solo)
NYU 32nd small works, 80 Washington Square East, NYC, NY


2008
                                                                                                                                Ninth Annual 5x7 Show, Kleinert/James Art Center, Woodstock, NY
Not So Silent Night, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
Making a Mark, Rawls Museum, Courtland, VA
Small Claims, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
1708 at Suntrust Bank Headquarters, Richmond, VA
Personal Geometry, McLean Project for the Arts, McLean, VA. curator: Nancy
Sausser

 
2007
                                                                                                                                Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artists Space, New York, NY
December Project, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
Silent Night II, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA
GeoMetrics, Gallery onetwentyeight, New York, NY
Pattern and Chaos,The Arts Center in Orange,VA (two person)
Abstract and Geometric, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Encaustic 2007, The Gallery at R&F, Kingston, NY,Atrium Gallery, Ball State
University, Indiana, curator: Joan Snyder.
Double Bubble, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
Mail Me !, Lisa Coscino Gallery, Pacific Grove, CA
Meltdown, sensuous color overflowing the persistent structure of repeating
shape, Artspace at Plant Zero, Richmond, VA (solo)
Sugar Buzz, Lehman College Art Gallery, NYC

2006
                                                                                                                               Fresh Paint, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA
Large Work, Page Bond Gallery, Richmond, VA
Lynda Ray, VCU/MCV, Richmond, VA (solo)
Black and White, the Washington Gallery of Photography, Bethesda, MD
Pure Painting, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
Lynda Ray, Melanee Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL (solo)
Artspace 129, Montclair, NJ

 
Selected Awards:


2017 Scholarship to the 11th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA 2013 Director's Award, Seven, 7th International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA
2008 Residency, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, Woodstock, NY
2002 Residency , Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
2001 The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation for the Arts, Inc. artist grant
1993 Residency, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
1989 Massachusetts Artist Fellowship Program, Fellowship in Sculpture
1989 Massachusetts Artist Fellowship Program, Finalist in Painting
1988 Residency Vermont Studio Colony, Johnson, VT
1987 Art School Association Trust Fund Award, MA
1985 Massachusetts Arts Lottery


Education:

​VCU Post-baccalaureate studies Fine Arts 
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, BFA with honors, Painting Major.


Selected Publications:
News of Note, Middleburg Eccentric page 10 Feb 26-Mar 26, 2015
Guiding the Creative Process, by Nancy Natale, Prowax Journal 2015
Fracture, cover image for the catalogue, Swept Away:
Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic,
Hunterdon Museum, Clinton, NJ 2014
Yew, Online poetry publication. Images used in conjunction with poetry. 2014 
Landmark, cover image for the catalogue, The Elephant in the Room 2013
Art New England, The Elephant in the Room, David Raymond, May-June 2013  

Interview, The Best Place to Take Adult Art Workshops, ABC local television, July 2012                                                
Encaustic Works 2012, R&F Paints, Kingston, NY 2012
Interview, conducted by Julie Karabenick, Geoform.net, August 2011 http://www.geoform.net/features/features_ray1.html
Beeswax, Richmond Times Dispatch                                                                           R.Home, The Gallery, Art Around Town, Jan./Feb. 2010
Falls Church News-Press, Art Beat, February 10, 2008
Washington Post, Arts in Brief, January 17, 2008
Capital One, catalogue 2008
The New York Times, Holland Cotter, December 7, 2007
Golden Foundation for the Arts, catalogue 2007
Encaustic Works 2007, catalogue 2007
​ thinkingaboutart.blogs.com/art/ 2007
Sugar Buzz, Lehman College Art Gallery, NY, catalogue 2007
Fresh Paint, Arlington Art Center, VA , catalogue 2006
Crosswinds Weekly, Santa Fe, NM, 9/5/2002
Blue Stone Press,NY, 9/07/2001
Encaustic 2001, exhibition catalogue of the Biennial R&F
Encaustic Painting by Joanne Mattera, 2001
North Loop News, Chicago, IL, 2/2001
New City, Chicago, IL , 2/2001
The New York Times, 3/1999
The Boston Globe, 7/1995
Art New England, Charles Giuliano 6/1993
Arts, Southend News, Cate McQuaid, 6/1991
Pas Tiempo, The New Mexican, Russ Whiting, 12/1991
Ninth Annual Drawing Show, catalogue, 1988
Paper Prophets, The Boston Phoenix, David Bonetti, 7/1988
Selected Collections
Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ
                                                                                                                               Selected Collections:

 
Capital One
Bisys Group Inc.      
Boston Public Library
Medical College of Virginia
Pfizer, Inc.                                                        
US West Communications                                                                                             


Representation & Affiliation


Saatchi.com

Soho Myriad, Atlanta, GA, Los Angeles, CA & London

​Space Gallery, Denver, CO


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