Ray Broyles

      WORKS          BIOGRAPHY          EXHIBITIONS


Rae Boyles studied at American Institute of Art in Chicago and Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. This was followed by a vibrant career as an art director and creative director for a number of consumer product companies and agencies. Although painting all through those years in addition to her career, in 2001 Rae became a full time fine artist.  Continuing studies included classes at Moulin de Perot in Southern France, Red Deer College in Alberta, Canada and Fine Arts Workshop in Atlanta. Rae began teaching encaustic painting at Fine Arts Workshop in 2010. Rae has also been invited to teach at Red Deer College.

 Rae’s work is primarily mixed media abstract but at times incorporates other media including, photography, video, poetry and choreography. Her work has been shown in prestigious galleries and notably, she was accepted as one of 20 National Artists in the highly respected A.I.R. Gallery in New York.

Rae’s recognitions include 2016 Platform Artist of the Year Finalist with RMG, which hosts Spectrum Miami and Art Expo New York, 2016, Mixed Media Artist of the Year at the ADC Awards in Cincinnati, OH, The Bronze Award for Painting Forward, Best in Show at JF Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL, and multiple merit awards in National Shows including the Valdosta National, Grosse Pointe Art Center, MI and the APS National Show at Chastain in Atlanta with print work.

Rae lives in Roswell, GA and owns Fountainhead Art Space, a community based art program to mentor emerging artists.


Selected Awards

2016                Mixed Media Artist of the Year, Art Design Consultants, Cincinnati, OH

2016                Best in Show, JFGallery National Show, West Palm Beach, FL

2015                A.I.R. Gallery National Artists Program, Brooklyn, NY

2015                Bronze Award, Painting, Art Forward, Berkley, CA

2015                Hudgens Center for the Arts-Honorable Mention, Duluth, GA  

2010                Mixed Media Exhibit, Gallery at Paper Mill * Merit Award, Marietta, GA

2010                Atlanta Artists Center National Show * Merit Award, Atlanta GA

2010                Retro Americana, The Gallery at Paper Mill * Merit Award, Marietta, GA

2009                Dwellings, Still Point Gallery-*Artist of Distinction, Brunswick, ME

2008-09          Nominated for 2009 CABY Award Roswell Cultural Arts Board, Roswell, GA

2009                Juried Show, Synergy Fine Art *Grand Prize, Roswell, GA

2009                Southeastern Encaustic Artists (founding member), Roswell, GA



2016                Embraer Jets, Melbourne, FL               

2014                Miami International Airport, Miami, FL

2014                The Pearl Hotel, Rosemary Beach, FL

2014                Downtown Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC

2014                Encaustic Art Institute Permanent Collection, Cerrillos, NM

2013                Diamond Living- Faulkner and Locke Consultants, Atlanta, GA

2011                MediTech, Atlanta, GA

2003                Miami Renaissance Marriott, Miami, FL


Selected Publications

2017                Art Journey Abstract Painting: A Celebration of Contemporary Art

2017                Studio Visit Magazine

2016                  Still Point Arts Quarterly - Dec. Issue

2015-16          Blink Art, Art Design Consultants

2015                Art Galleries and Artists of the South

2014                Studio Visit Magazine

2013                Incite: Dreams Realized, Northlight Books, Best of Mixed Media

2013                One Life, International Photography Annual

2012                Stone Voices, Winter 2012-13

2012                FORM Atlanta, Artistic Independence

2012                Still Point Arts Quarterly, Issue no.4 , The Romantic Barn

2011                FORM Atlanta

2010                Still Point Gallery Yearbook