Dorothy Ray, a native of Arizona, is an accomplished and devoted artist dedicated to expressing her love of art. Beginning with an Associates of Arts degree at Phoenix College, Dorothy has furthered her artistic training through a variety of courses at Glendale Community College, local workshops, ongoing figure sketch groups, and self-study. She has also traveled abroad to Italy and France to attend workshops and gather resources to include in her repertoire.
As an extension of her own value for the arts, Dorothy taught watercolor and oil painting classes for several years. Occasionally, upon request, she has juried art exhibitions. She has long been a juried member of Arizona Artists Guild, Arizona Watercolor Association and is an associate member of Oil Painters of America. Attesting to her artistic skill, she has received many awards. Her work has been purchased and displayed in both private and corporate collections. She has participated in the Celebration of Fine Art in Scottsdale for eleven years.