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Lynda Ray, American Artist. Recipient Trust Fund award Art School Associations, 1987, Honor of Merit in Painting, Art Quest '88, 1988, 1st prize in sculpture Art Association Harrisburg, 1989; fellow Vermont Studio School, 1988, fellow in sculpture Massachusetts Artists' Fellowship Program, 1988; resident Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, 1993. Member Artists' Talk on Art, Womans Caucus for Art.

Background

Ray, Lynda was born on February 14, 1948 in Needham, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of John Joseph and Marie Frances (Miele) Sweeney.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors, Massachusetts College of Art, 1987; Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 1987.

Career

Director Ten People/Ten Slides, Boston, 1988-1994. Organizer The Breakfast Club, Boston, 1987-1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One- and two-person shows include Alchemie Gallery, Boston, 1987, Gallery Ten, Washington, 1988, Attleboro (Massachusetts) Museum, 1989, Associated Independent Recording Gallery, New York City, 1990, Gallery Dix, Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, 1990, College of Notre Dame, Baltimore, 1990, Beckerman Contemporary, Santa Fe, 1990, Akin Gallery, Boston, 1991, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York City, 1991. Exhibited in group shows Massachusetts Bay Community College, Wellesley, 1985, Boston Center for Arts, 1987, Vermont Studio Colony Gallery, Johnson, 1988, Mills Gallery, Boston, 1988, Clary-Miner Gallery, Buffalo, 1988, Akin Gallery, Boston, 1989, 90, 91, 92, Gallery at the Rep, Santa Fe, 1989, Art Association of Harrisburg, 1990, Beckerman Contemporary, Santa Fe, 1990, Fitzgerald Fine Arts, Washington, 1990, 91, Los Angeles Art Fair, 1990, Robischon Gallery, Denver, 1991, VO Gallery, Boston, 1992, Gallery MU, Boston, 1993, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, 1995, Hechsler Museum, Huntington, New York, 1995, Art Initiatives, New York City, 1996, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1996, Phoenix Gallery, New York City, 1997, Bockrath Gallery, Cleveland, 1997, Gallery 128, New York City, 1997.

Membership

Member Artists' Talk on Art, Womans Caucus for Art.

Connections

Married Daniel Francis Murray, June 15, 1968 (divorced 1993). Children: Daniel Murray III, Alyssa Murray, Shaunna Murray.

father:
John Joseph Sweeney

mother:
Marie Frances (Miele) Sweeney

spouse:
Daniel Francis Murray

children:
Shaunna Murray Ray

Daniel Murray III Ray

Alyssa Murray Ray