Ray is a Clinical Assistant Professor, specializing in 3D Animation. He has a BFA from University of South Florida, where he specialized in traditional oil painting. He recieved his MS from Purdue University through the department of Computer Graphics Technology. His primary areas of interest are 3D animation production, visualization, and illustration.
Before returning to Purdue University, Ray was the department head for the 3D department of a special private Fine Arts school in Monrovia, California. He wrote and implemented 3D curriculum for pre-secondary students ages six through eighteen. He also did freelance 3D architectural visualization and product illustration.