Is an innovative self-taught Artist, deeply inspired by the countless beauties this planet had to offer each and every one of us. To him, art is more than a mere vocation or passion, it's a catalyst for inner transformation and a divine healer. Throughout the span of three decades, he has been meticulously honing his craft, and he started painting professionally 16 years ago.
Today, Raymond is a nationally and internationally acclaimed artist with his one-of-a-kind artwork featured in the homes and companies of avid collectors across the globe. During his creative career, he has cultivated a striking painting style that harmoniously showcases an array of whimsical abstractions entwined with vivid realistic renderings. Furthermore, Raymond Dowards' masterpieces have been published both in-print and on other mediums. In September 2017, "abstract #25" was accepted for licensing by NBC Universal Studios. It was also the backdrop for the Megyn Kelly Today Show.This achievement not only reflects my artistic growth, but also underscores. The resonance of my creations with the diverse and dynamic spirit of New York.