Haley Ray is a professional illustrator who specializes in whimsical animals and vibrant nature scenes. Her goal is to create colorful original art that inspires a passion for the natural world. She paints in her home studio in southcentral Alaska, where she lives with her husband and their many furry friends.

In her free time Haley can be found hiking, kayaking, teaching art classes, and caring for the farm animals in her local homestead community.

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Awards and Exhibitions

International Women's Show [2014] -- Juried by committee

☆ First Place

Moon Gallery [2015] -- Juried by Joe Peragine

☆ Best In Show

Moon Gallery [2015] -- "Birds of Alaska" Exhibition

Palmer Museum [2022] -- "Artist of the Week" Exhibition

Alaska State Fair [2022] -- Juried by Michelle Cornelius

☆ First Place (Digital Art / Professional)

☆ First Place (Pencil / Professional)

☆ First Place (Experience the Wonder / Professional)

Alaska State Fair [2023] -- Juried by Michelle Cornelius

☆ Second Place (Digital Art / Professional)

☆ Second Place (Alaskan / Professional)

☆ Second Place (Beyond the Mountains / Professional)

Art Mediums

Traditional Mediums

Acrylic on Canvas




Digital Programs

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Clip Studio Paint


All work is illustrated by hand without the use of Generative AI.