Joseph W. C. Ray

 

315-409-8265

jray8722@gmail.com

Education

2015 - M.F.A. in Studio art/ Painting, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA 

2012 - B.F.A. in Studio Art/Painting, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY

1999 - Associates of Science in Fine Arts, Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY

Grants/Awards

2018                  Professional Development Grant 

2011                  (SCAC) Scholarly and Creative Research Grant of New York

Group Exhibitions

2017                     “Faculty Show” Art Center Gallery, Paxton, MA

2017                     “Together” Art Gallery at Western New England University, Springfield, MA 

2016                     Fourth Annual “One”, Arts Worcester Gallery, Worcester, MA

2016                    “Elusive Imagery”, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA

2016                    “Terra Firma”, The Aurora Gallery, Worcester, MA

2015                    “InVision: 2D & 3D Landscape”, Davis Art Gallery, Worcester, MA

2015                    “Navigating the Natural”, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, North Carolina

2015                    “Nurture//Nature”, Sulfer Street Studios, Savannah, Georgia

2015                     Graduate Thesis show, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design,                        

                             Boston, MA

2014                    Harvard Medical Library exhibition, Harvard University, Boston, MA    

2014                    “EMB2DY”, Student Life Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and                     

                           Design, Boston, MA 

2014                    “Drawing”, Davis Art gallery, Worcester, MA

2013                     “2DRNT2D”, Student life Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and  

                             Design, Boston, MA

2011                     48th Annual Juried Exhibition, Tyler Art Gallery, State University of                

                             New York at Oswego, NY

2011                     14th Annual Lakeside Statewide Juried Art Exhibition, Oswego Civic  

                             Arts Center, Oswego, NY

2010                     47th Annual Juried Exhibition, Tyler Art Gallery, State University of                

                             New York at Oswego, NY

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017                     “The Message” Lyceum Gallery, Manchester, NH

2016                     “The Third Side” The Aurora Gallery, Worcester, MA

2013                     “Something in the Way” Jungle Science Gallery, Binghamton, NY

2013                     “Beside the beaten PathGallery 312, syracuse, NY

2012                     “Abstraction Though Nature”, Oswego State Downtown Gallery,  

                             Oswego, NY

2011                     “Inspired by Words” Gallery 312, Syracuse, NY

Commissions

2011 - 3ea. 36” x 48” charcoal on canvas drawings. Syracuse Vineyard, Syracuse, NY

Publications

2014 - Jacleen Charbonneau ‘Drawing’ exhibit opens at Davis Gallery” Worcester Magazine, Sept. 2014, 

2011 - The Great Lakes Review, fall 2011 Issue

Professional Teaching Experience

2017 - Present    Adjunct professor, WNE University, Springfield MA, Drawing I 

2017 - Present    Adjunct professor, Assumption College, Worcester MA, Graphic Design I 

2017 - Present    Adjunct professor, Assumption College, Worcester MA, Drawing I 

2017 - Present    Adjunct Professor, Lesley University, Cambridge MA, Drawing for Design

2016 - Present    Adjunct Professor, Lesley University, Cambridge MA, Drawing Intensive  

2015 - Present    Adjunct Professor, Anna Maria College, Paxton MA, Intro to Computer Graphics              

2015 - Present    Adjunct Professor, Anna Maria College, Paxton MA, Drawing I  

2015 - 2016   Instructor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA, Portfolio 

                            Development through Observational Drawing, grades 10-12 youth program

2016                    Visiting Artist, Lesley University, Cambridge MA, Senior Studio critique

2016                    Guest Lecturer, Artist Presentation and Lecture, Suny Oswego State University 

2016                    Workshop Instructor, Snow Farm N.E. Craft Program, Williamsburg MA, Papermaking 

                            & Artist Books Workshop

2015                    Visiting Artist, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA, Papermaking         

                            and Artist Books 

2015                    Instructor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA, Issues and Images -  

                            Summer Studios, Grades 10-12 youth program

2015                    Instructor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA, Foundation for                           

                            Drawing - Summer Intensives, grades 10-12 youth program

2013-15              Teaching Assistant, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston MA, Paper as    

                           Object (graduate course, Summer 2015), Papermaking and Book Arts (Spring 2015),   

                           Paper Making and Book Arts (Fall 2014), Studio for drawing (Fall 2014), Visual 

                           Language (Spring 2014) and Large Scale Drawing (Fall 2013)