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Artist Cynthia Ray


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Cynthia Ray, an artist and professional art consultant for residential, business and corporate clients has vast experience in business as an art consultant, arts educator, lecturer, graphic designer, and fine art gallery consulting and marketing. As a fine artist, Cynthia's paintings are in public and private collections in Richmond, VA, Northern Virginia, Tidewater, VA, Washington D.C. and throughout the United States and Europe. Cynthia (Cyn) holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Masters in Art and Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University.Cyn has been featured in articles in Southern Style Magazine, Virginia Woman Magazine,The Progress Index, The Richmond Times-Dispatch, “Habitat,” and Inside Business, The Alexandria Gazette, The Mathews-Gloucester Gazette and The Washington Post as well as on ABC's Channel 8, “The Camera’s Eye”. In 1989, Cyn, as a woman business owner, opened Art & Graphic Studio in Richmond, VA, marketing art and design services to individuals, small business and corporate clients. In 1994, Cyn expanded the marketing of her business as an Art Consultant for home and business interiors. Since 2003, Cynthia has lived in Alexandria, VA. She is the mother of two sons. As a Grandmother of six, she now encourages these young artists. She is forever mindful of the influence of her Grandfather, a fine and commercial artist who as an alumnus of the Corcoran School of Art who became one of the Washington areas most prominent commercial painters. He was a true mentor, when at the age of 4, he gave her first easel and paints and painted her portrait. She is surrounded by her Grandfather's masterful oil paintings in her home and has wonderful memories of sailing with him on the Chesapeake Bay. Her Grandfather's influence is ever present through this rich legacy. This passionate spirit shows in her art.Following her dream, Cyn lived for many [...]

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