After many years as a Secondary Art Teacher in Geraldton, Ray moved to Hamilton Hill where he has lived for the past twelve years. He is an active member of the Cockburn Community & Cultural Council Art Group. His recycled sculptures have been exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea at Cottesloe and in the Castaways Sculpture Awards at Rockingham. His paintings, which feature aerial perspectives of the landscape, have been shown in Artplace and Show Off Exhibitions plus dozens of other shows. He has had numerous solo exhibitions and is currently working on recycled sculpture using bicycle wheels to create multidimensional structures.