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The Story

Raymond Ore is a contemporary realist painter with Autism who lives and works in South London, UK. Having grown up in a large city, his time spent in the many parks and open spaces is especially precious as are frequent trips out into the surrounding countryside.  Throughout his life, Ray has always been fascinated by the detail in nature, possibly a product of his Autism diagnosis and representing this detail efficiently has been a major driving force. Ray started painting in watercolours for fun, later using Oils,
Acrylics, Pastels, and coloured pencils.


Winning the Curzon Price Award for the best in show as voted by the public at the 2017 and 2019 Tandridge Art Society exhibition
Winning the Joan Sewell Award for the best oil painting at the Croydon Art society’s Annual exhibition in 2017 and 2020.
Had an Article published in Paint Magazine 2020
Won the front page competition in Paint 2020
Exhibited at the Mall Galleries in 2021
Finalist in the International Artists Magazine for Landscapes 2021

SAA Artist of the year finalist 2021

Voted best in Show at the Bourne Hall exhibition 2021

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