CARE’s Artist Council Members
Ray is a resident of Charleston. He is pastor, online instructor, and a creator of various works such as wooden Santa Christmas ornaments and Easter bunnies, wooden spoons, and more. He is currently working on various nativity scenes.
Linda is a self-taught artist who has painted for as long as she can remember. Her favored medium is oil, which she uses to great effect in her bold, brightly toned canvases.
Born and raised in Mississippi, she currently resides in rural Oxford, Mississippi. She is the founder of Mississippi Plein Air Painters and an active member of both the Oxford Artist’ Guild and Gallery and Oil Painters of America. She most recently illustrated the children’s book, Farzana’s Journey: A story of the land, water, and people.