Ray Ovens

r.j.ovens@btinternet.com

Raymond Ovens is a watercolourist who exhibits regularly in and around Kent and whose work has also been shown at the prestigious Mall Gallery in London. He is a member of the EKAS and the Broadstairs and St. Peter’s Art Group.

Painting is a life long passion to which, since his retirement, he has been able to devote himself.

Ray had along and distinguished career as a professional violinist appearing with some of the leading orchestras of the country as well as in Canada with the Victoria Symphony as well as the Vancouver Symphony, finally becoming principal second violin with the Royal Philharmonic orchestra until his retirement from the public stage in 1997.