Born in Lincolnshire,
England November'59. As a teenager he fell in love with rock music, motorbikes,
girls and comic book art (Marvel & DC). After a varied early career Ray
was accepted as a mature student at Exeter College of Art.
He graduated in Fine Art Painting in 1984. The constant scrutiny of the naked body cultured a real appreciation of beauty but diverted the sexuality, hence the fascination for female fashion - the sensuality and gender messages evoked by what women wear and how they wear it. Clothes that
focus attention on the differences between man and woman. The fetish scene takes subtle messages to extremes, powerful images and imagery,
Super-sexuality! Traditional media of oil on canvas and pencil on paper but now shocking to the masses.