Tuesday, December 23, 2014

"Give an Art Treasure to your Art Lover"

It's not too late to give the gift of art.
Give an art treasures to the art lover in your life.
Make someone's holiday even brighter with an original and unique work of art.

Paintings, Collages, Drawings, Sketches, & Watercolors by Eric McRay available for acquisition.

McRay Studios (featuring the Art of Eric McRay)
919-614-2174
efmcray@aol.com

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JbTFBd8CxY










Wednesday, December 10, 2014

"Jerry's Artarama: Painting From Your Photographs with Eric McRay"


























JERRY'S ARTARAMA 2014 WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS
"Paintings From Your Photographs with Eric McRay"

Register Now!
Saturday December 13 - Paintings From Your Photographs with Eric McRay
Item# EM141213
$120.00

Product Description

Instructor: Eric McRay

Class Code: EM141213

Workshop Fee: $120

Medium: Oil or Acrylic

Saturday, December 13th, 10:00am - 4:00pm (break for lunch from 12:30pm - 1:30pm)

Come expand your knowledge of oil or acrylic painting with professional visual artist, Eric McRay. Join us for a dynamic learning experience. In this workshop you will learn how to create your own unique works of art that don't simply look like copies of photos, but real art. Utilizing your own personal photographic reference, learn to translate your favorite images into works of original art you can be proud to share with family and friends. Eric will lead you to new ways to work with photographs and express your personal vision.

Accepting a limited number of students per session. Acrylic supplies:

Prostroke Powercryl Explorer Set of 5 (contains a #1 round, #4 and #6 brights, #8 flat and a #12 filbert)

9 x 12 canvas pad

A variety of your favorite colors in SoHo or Matisse Acrylics

A palette

Canvas no smaller than 18x24, but no larger than 30x40

Oil Supplies:

Prostroke Bristle Explorer Set of 5 (contains a #1 round, #4 and #6 brights, #8 flat and a #12 filbert)

9 x 12 canvas pad

A variety of your favorite colors in SoHo or Lukas 1862 or Lukas Studio oils

A palette

Canvas no smaller than 18x24, but no larger than 30x40

Brush cleaner - For everyone's health and well being, Jerry's allows only low odor solvents like Turpenoid, Gamsol and odorless mineral spirits to be used in the classroom.

http://www.jerrysartevents.com/dec13acpawie.html

"Heather Allen's Book Release Party"

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

"Help Me Help the Needy this Christmas & Holiday Season"


"Help Me Help the Needy this Christmas & Holiday Season"

Friday December 5th & Saturday December 6th 2014,
the first 50 guests to bring a new toy in its original packaging 
($5 value or better)* or canned goods (minimum of 5)* to help a needy family this Holiday Season will receive a "McRay Gift".

Each contributor will receive a signed original sketch or 
signed print by artist, Eric McRay

Let's share the Joy and Love of this Christmas Holiday Season 
with those less fortunate.

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!!!  McRay Studios
(*Guest donations are subject to the acceptance of the artist.)

"First Friday" Gallery Walk
December 5, 2014 6pm - 10pm & Saturday
December 6, 2014 10am - 6pm

201 E. Davie Street, Studio 205
Downtown Raleigh, NC

Phone: 919-614-2174

Monday, December 1, 2014

"Cyber Monday Deals at www.zazzle.com/mcraystudios"


Cyber Monday Deals Start Now!



Welcome to the McRay Collection

Enjoy your excursion into the world of 
Eric McRay's Zazzle online store 
with a complete collection of 
prints, posters, collectibles, gift items, 
and much more.

Your art collection will never be the same!






Friday, November 28, 2014

"The No Black Friday Sale at McRay Studios!!!"


"The No Black Friday Sale at McRay Studios!!!"

If you have ever wanted a work by 
Eric McRay,
This is your golden opportunity:

Spend $50 or Spend $5000... 
The Time is Now!

See You Black Friday!!... 
November 28, 2014
12pm - 6pm

McRAY STUDIOS is located at Artspace, Studio 205
201 East Davie Street (Blount Street intersection)
In the Art District of Downtown Raleigh
(Near Big Ed's & City Market Produce)

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

"Make Me an Offer on Voices of the Sea"

MAKE ME AN OFFER I CAN'T REFUSE AND IT'S YOURS! 
Make your own price & I'll accept the highest offer for...

"Voices of the Sea"

Fine Art Giclee, hand signed & numbered by the artist, printed on 100% cotton rag, acid-free, lignin-free archival quality paper, and Certificate of Authenticity.

Image Size: 22 x 36

Inbox me, email, call, or text me at 919-614-2174.

I look forward to hearing from you, McRay


Tuesday, November 18, 2014

"Boats of Beaufort, Make Me an Offer"




















MAKE ME AN OFFER I CAN'T REFUSE AND IT'S YOURS!
Make your own price & I'll accept the highest offer for...

"Boats of Beaufort"

Fine Art Giclee
Hand signed and numbered by the artist
Printed on 100% cotton rag, acid-free,
lignin-free archival quality paper
Certificate of Authenticity

Image Size: 24 x 32

Inbox me, email, call or text me at 919-614-2174.

I look forward to hearing from you, McRay

Friday, November 14, 2014

"MAKE ME AN OFFER I CAN'T REFUSE AND IT'S YOURS!"
















MAKE ME AN OFFER I CAN'T REFUSE AND IT'S YOURS! 
Make your own price & I'll accept the highest offer for...

"Voices of the Sea"



Fine Art Giclee, hand signed & numbered by the artist, printed on 100% cotton rag, acid-free, lignin-free archival quality paper, and Certificate of Authenticity.


Image Size: 22 x 36

Inbox me, email, or text me at 919-614-2174.

Much success, McRay


Monday, November 10, 2014

"Make Me An Offer!..."


MAKE ME AN OFFER I CAN'T REFUSE AND IT'S YOURS!















Make your own price & I'll accept the highest offer for...

"Sky Blue Reflections"

Fine Art Giclee

Hand signed and numbered by the artist

Printed on 100% cotton rag, acid-free,
lignin-free archival quality paper
Certificate of Authenticity
Image Size: 24 x 32

or text 919-614-2174.

Much success, McRay

Friday, November 7, 2014

"United Arts Council of Raleigh & Wake - Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"

Last night I had the honor of being one of the featured artists during the United Arts Council's "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" annual fundraiser. I was graciously invited to a four course meal in the home of Ambassador Jim & Helen Cain. Also had the opportunity to meet and converse with WRAL's David Crabtree and many other guests and sponsors.











Wednesday, November 5, 2014

"Welcome to the Holiday Season!"


Welcome to the 2014 Holiday Season at McRay Studios!

"First Friday" is this Friday!! 
Join us for the 
"First Friday" Gallery Walk
November 7, 2014
6pm - 10pm 

McRay Studios
Artspace, Studio 205
201 E. Davie Street
Downtown Raleigh 

Featuring: Abstracts,
Coastals, Hearts, Scenery,
Nudes, Jazz & Blues
paintings by artist, Eric McRay

919-614-2174

Thursday, October 30, 2014

"Final Friday at Waverly Artists Group Studio & Gallery - Secrets in Abstraction: Abstract Canvases by Eric McRay"


Come out Friday evening and view my additional exhibition space at the 
Waverly Artists Group Studio & Gallery.

Where...
WAVERLY ARTISTS GROUP STUDIO & GALLERY
WAVERLY PLACE
302 Colonades Way, Suite 209
Cary, North Carolina

When... 
Friday October 31st 6-9 pm.

Join us for an evening of original art, delicious food, live music and Halloween treats at the Waverly Artists Group Gallery, in Cary NC.

www.waverlyartistsgroup.com


This event is open to the public.

For more information about Eric McRay & McRay Studios,
visit us at www.facebook.com/mcraystudios or call...
919-614-2174.


"Number 12 (abstract)" acrylic on canvas 36x36 $500


"Number 13 (Skee-Wee)" acrylic on canvas 36x36 $500

"Number 8 (Shades of Gray) acrylic on canvas 36x36 $500








































Tuesday, October 21, 2014

"Edgecomb Arts Presents Wine, Design, & Create"







































Don't forget to contact us to register for the Eric McRay art workshop! 

Coming up on Saturday, October 25th, 1-5 p.m. 

You may email jturner@edgecombearts.org to sign up or call at 252-823-4159.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

"Jazzilicious! on Display Until October 25th"

Currently on display until Saturday October 25th:

"Jazzilicious!"
 Featuring Painting & Collages by

Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery
Blount-Bridgers House
130 Bridgers Street
Tarboro, North Carolina


For more information contact Edgecombe Arts at 
252-823-4159 or email injoythearts@gmail.com

This exhibition is a must-see!
Feel free to share this post!



Thursday, October 9, 2014

"Tonight Receive a Free Jazz Print"

Tonight be one of the first 25 attendees at the Blount-Bridgers House opening reception of the exhibition, “Jazzilicious” and receive a free, signed and numbered limited-edition jazz print.


Monday, October 6, 2014

"Receive a Free, Signed and Numbered Limited-Edition Jazz Print by Eric McRay"



Be one of the first 25 attendees at the 
Blount-Bridgers House opening reception of the exhibition, “Jazzilicious” and receive a free, signed and numbered limited-edition jazz print by Eric McRay.

Where: 
Business After Hours Art Reception
Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery
Blount-Bridgers House
130 Bridgers Street
Tarboro, North Carolina

When: 
Thursday October 9th, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.





























For more information contact Edgecombe Arts at  
252-823-4159 or email injoythearts@gmail.com.


"Edgecombe Arts Proudly Presents: "Jazzilicious! Featuring Painting & Collages by Eric McRay"






































Edgecombe Arts Proudly Presents:

"Jazzilicious! Featuring Painting & Collages by Eric McRay


Please join us for a Business After Hours Art Reception

Thursday October 9th, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

Hobson Pittman Memorial Gallery
Blount-Bridgers House
130 Bridgers Street
Tarboro, North Carolina

Be one of the first 25 attendees at the Blount-Bridgers House opening reception of this exhibition, “Jazzilicious” and receive a free, signed and numbered limited-edition jazz print.

For more information contact Edgecombe Arts at 252-823-4159 or email

injoythearts@gmail.com.

This exhibition is a must-see!  Feel free to share this post!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

"24 Hr. Special Offer at McRay Studios: The Following Takes Place Between 6 p.m. and 6 p.m"



















"24 Hour Special Offer at McRay Studios"

The following takes place between 6 p.m. and 6 p.m.

From 6 p.m., Friday October 3 through Saturday October 4 at 6 pm, a selection of original collage paintings by Eric McRay will be offered at a special price for this limited time.

The following original collage paintings are available...

1."Buddy's Pride and Joy" Special Price $1500. 
http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/141.htm

2."Boomtown" Special Price. $1500.
http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/85.htm

3."Make That Kitty Meow!" Special Price $500.

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/89.htm

4."Musiquarium" Special Price $500.

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/81.ht

5."The Conversation" Special Price $150.

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/33.htm

6."Starry Night" Special Price $150. 

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/10.htm

7."Sweet Temptation" Special Price $500.

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/36.htm

8."Black Heritage" Special Price $150.
http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/23.htm

9."Eve: Mother of Man" Special Price $150.

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/22.htm

10."Moonbeams & Starlight" Special Price $500.
http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/51.htm

11."Fayetteville & Martin" Special Price $250.
http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/57.htm

12."The Garden" Special Price $500.

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/69.htm

13."The Lovers" Special Price $150.

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/45.htm

Feel free to email efmcray@aol.com, text/call 919-614-2174, contact me through Facebook www.facebook.com/mcraystudios or visit the studio during this 24-hour window of opportunity to lock in your special price.

http://mcraystudios.com/colle%27/default.htm


Thursday, September 25, 2014

"Come Out Friday Evening and View My Additional Exhibition Space at the Waverly Artists Group Studio & Gallery"

Come out Friday evening and view my additional exhibition space at the
Waverly Artists Group Studio & Gallery

Where...
WAVERLY ARTISTS GROUP OPEN HOUSE
WAVERLY PLACE
302 Colonades Way, Suite 209
Cary, Raleigh, North Carolina

When... 
Friday September 26th 6-9 pm.

Join us for an evening of original art, delicious food, live music and
friendship at the Waverly Artists Group Gallery, in Cary NC.

www.waverlyartistsgroup.com


This event is open to the public.

For more information about Eric McRay & McRay Studios,
visit us at www.facebook.com/mcraystudios or call...
919-614-2174.



ABOUT US  |  CONTACT US
McRay Studios at Artspace, 201 East Davie Street, Raleigh NC 27601
Phone: 919-614-2174 Email: efmcray@aol.com
www.mcraystudios.com