Ray Kass

Artist & Founder — Mt Lake Workshop


BA Degree (Philosophy), 1967, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Master of Fine Arts Degree (Painting), 1969, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (Minor in 20th Century Art History and Criticism)



Artist-in-Residence, MQ (Museum Quartier), Vienna, Austria (February and March, 2012)

Guest Scholar, Giverny, France, Terra Foundation for American Art, Summer Residency Program (June, 2012)

2010 – Present

Adjunct Curator of Southeastern American Art and and Advisor to the Permanent Collection, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, VA

2003 – Present

Professor Emeritus of Art, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

1977 – 2003

Professor of Art (Painting Program) Virginia Polytechnical Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

1988 – Present

Board of Directors (founding member), The Folk Art Society of America

1980 – Present

Founder and Director, Mountain Lake Symposium and Art Workshops

1980 – 1983

Guest Curator, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. (Morris Graves: Vision of the Inner Eye & catalogue essay)

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