2013 University of Salford. Visual Art. BA Hons
Born in Farnham, England 1970, Rayer-Smith spent twenty years, in business, working in the distribution and heath lifestyle industries. He then started to paint at the age of 36 as a means of escape, having had no formal training or previous experience. He became so fascinated by the medium and its possibilities that he was propelled Into a complete life change that saw him move from an entrepreneurial role to that of full-time artist. He then completed a three year degree in visual art and has since encountered a dramatic trajectory into the art world, attracting the attention of prominent collectors, winning numerous awards and being featured in several international art publications.
Rayer-Smith’s paintings have a visceral yet emotional quality. He is currently represented by galleries in London, Melbourne, Paris and Florida.
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