LYNDA RAY

 

 

RESUME


Education
Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond, VA Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME Massachusetts College of Art, BFA, Boston, MA


Selected Exhibitions
2016 Lynda Ray: Shapes and Shadows, Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center, Williamsburg, VA (solo) Within Reach 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
2014 Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic, Traveling Group Exhibition, 2nd venue: Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ (catalogue) 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 Tria Summer Cocktail VII, Tria Gallery, New York, NY 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
2005
ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
Boon Gallery, Salem, MA
Art Gotham, New York, NY
Bertoni Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, NY
Vastu Gallery, Washington, DC
Baum Gallery, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Womanmade Gallery, Chicago, IL
Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Public Art Projects:
2006 Unity Canvas: The Port Authority, New York City
Selected Awards:
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


Selected Publications
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, Jo Lord, Sept. 2010
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


Other Professional Activities
2014
Encaustic Workshops at the Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton,VA
Encaustic Workshops, Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA
Encaustic Workshops, The Arts and Cultural Center at Glen Allen, VA
2013
Encaustic Workshop, Silver Circle Galley, Putnam, CT
Encaustic Workshop at The Center for the Creative Arts in conjunction with the Seventh
International Encaustic Conference, Truro, MA
Presenter at Seventh International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA
Encaustic Workshops, Petersburg Area Art League, Petersburg, VA
2012
Encaustic Workshops at the Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton,VA
Encaustic Workshops, Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA
Encaustic Workshop at The Center for the Creative Arts in conjunction with the Sixth
International Encaustic Conference, Truro, MA
Presenter at Sixth International Encaustic Conference, Provincetown, MA
2011
Encaustic Talk & Demo for the Hanover County Art Teachers, Staff Development,
Mechanicsville, VA
Encaustic Workshop, PAAL, Petersburg, VA-present
Arts and Humanities Center: Intercultural Seminar, Richmond, VA
Encaustic Workshops at the Culture and Arts Center at Glen Allen, VA
Encaustic Workshops at the Workhouse Arts Center, Lorton, VA
2009-10
Encaustic Workshop, Henrico High School, VA
Encaustic Workshop, Montpelier Center for Arts and Education, Montpelier, VA
Encaustic Workshop at Crossroads Art Center, Richmond, VA
2008-present Encaustic Workshops, Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA
2008 Encaustic Workshops, Fulton Hill School Studio, Richmond, VA
2008 Demonstration of Encaustic Process, Woodstock, NY
2002 Interview on NPR Radio
2000 Guest Artist and Slide presentation on Encaustic, Parsons School, NYC
1999 Workshop & Slide Presentation on Encaustic at Montclair Art Museum,Montclair, NJ
1989 Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA