Guest Artist

V-Day Raleigh will be partnering with a guest artist this year, Eric McRay of McRay Studios, LLC. Eric has created a collection of artwork specifically inspired by “The Vagina Monologues.” These pieces will be displayed during V-Day Raleigh’s performances of “The Vagina Monologues” and will also be available for purchase there. V-Day Raleigh is excited to partner with Eric this year and thanks him for sharing his time and talent for this great cause!

Eric McRay, V-Day Raleigh Guest Artist

McRayCropEric McRay received a BFA degree at the Maryland Institute, College of Art, where he earned a four-year scholarship for his artistic talent. A native of Washington, DC, McRay moved to North Carolina and has been exhibiting since 1987. In November 1998, he was juried into Raleigh’s prestigious Artspace. Since opening his Artspace studio in downtown Raleigh, McRay has served in the offices of Vice-President and President of the Artspace Artists Association, as well as served on Artspace’s board of directors and Executive Committee. McRay’s artistic career has been featured on TV and radio programs, and in numerous newspapers, magazines and websites. The Raleigh News & Observer named him one of the “Artists to Watch”. Numerous times he has been listed among the “Best Local Artist” and “Favorite Local Artist”. McRay has received feature articles in Fortune Small Business, Art Business News, Our State Magazine and Southern Living Magazine.

Visit Eric’s website at for more details on Eric’s work, as well as links to his social media pages.