Christopher Rayson, also known as C-Ray, has painted for some huge names in the entertainment business. His paintbrush has blessed the likes of singer Ginuwine, Michael Jackson, and comedian Katt Williams. It's no stretch to say that if you've seen or heard of them on your television, chances are that Rayson has captured them on canvas and has been blessed to see them receive it. He has a long list of celebrity clients that surpasses the imagination. Christopher is also an official member of the RAW artist's organization in Dallas. He's also in partnership with the "Men of Business Promotion Company" as their Celebrity artist. It's true that Christopher has amassed a huge following on social media by creating portraits of some of Hollywood's biggest names, his favorite being the time he met and painted for Martin Lawrence is the work of art, which is created with the infamous "New Jack City" episode's likeness on canvas. Christopher says that the painting was well-received by Mr. Lawrence himself. He says that the ones he holds near and dear to his heart, though, have been the ones he's been able to create in honor of the ones whose lives have been cut short due to senseless acts of violence. People such as George Floyd and Terence Crutcher. He's also painted stars like slain rapper Mo3, who was a resident of Dallas as well.
Solemn times where the public outcry was so loud, he was able to soothe the hurt and pain caused by the events somewhat by using his art as a catalyst for his feelings and emotions. Christopher has also used his talents to paint subjects like family and friends who have lost their lives due to the Covid-19 virus or local celebrities of his city, like comedian Roy Lee Pate who also died unexpectedly. He says that this is when he feels his talents are the most pronounced. Christopher has been painting professionally since 1995. A graduate of the Art Institute of Dallas, he says he's wanted to be an artist since he was in elementary school. He says his mother still has paintings from when he was a child. He says he doesn't remember wanting to do anything else. Christopher says it's not uncommon to see him doing live paintings or clubs and art shows and even weddings. He's painted murals and commissioned portraits all over the Dallas metroplex, whether it's the city's hospital or a local daycare. He says his city heavily influences him in all of his work. He adds that he's always striving to be different, being careful to connect to the canvas and picture.
and a father, he offers this advice to anyone who wants to follow a similar path: Never stop doing art in some form or fashion, keep believing in yourself because there is no blueprint to being a successful artist as it's all in your personal fulfillment at the end of the day.
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