Ray Byram

Painter

Raymond M. Byram was born and raised in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He received his primary and secondary education in area schools. He earned his Bachelors of Fine Arts from Indiana University, graduating in 1976. Ray is the co-founder of the Indiana University Art Museum, which he accomplished while completing a museum internship. 
Presently a free-lance artist working in oils, watercolor and printmaking. He has done extensive commission work for private and corporate collections. 

Byram’s oils are almost exclusively done with small palette knives rather than brushes. Byram finds his inspiration throughout the eastern mountains and forests, particularly in the North Georgia and North Carolina. He also finds it in the local roads around his home in Pisgah Forest, North Carolina where he resides with his wife Dona and their dog Thor.

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