Don Ray's art is
enjoyed and collected by fishermen around the world. His oil
paintings are the result of a love for fine art and intensive
study of the marine environments he portrays. His various methods
of research include collecting wild specimens and diving with them
in their habitat. Don strives to achieve a balance between
artistic expression and realistic interpretations of life and
His art has graced the covers of many books, magazines and
catalogs such as Field & Stream, Outdoor Life, Marlin, Game Fish
(France), Cabelas', Penn Reels, Saltwater Sportsman Magazine
"Offshore" and "Inshore" salt water fishing books, and
International Game Fish Association World Records Books.
Don is a member of Society of Animal Artists and has received the
Society's "Award of Excellence".