Raymond J. Gilbert (born 1966) American artist born in Lynn, Massachusetts. Graduate of Boston School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University (BFA 1993). Gilbert is an Artist member of the Boston Copley Society of Art. Working in multiple mixed medium paintings and woodcuts. His work draws much from current life events creating contemporary historical paintings. Gilbert’s creative process generally starts by throwing sweeping lines and pulling out abstract forms which begin to materialize into a basic composition (that may or may not have a preconceived agenda). Pulling in image and working out details with active sketchbooks and cell phone images. A work is deemed finished when a coherent balance between color, space and form has been accomplished. (Theme being that which develops / evolves as it’s built.) Gilbert has won awards in painting and printmaking, his works can be found in private collection in North America, Canada, Europe and South Africa.