Fine Art Gallery
in Las Vegas, NV
Many artists instrumental in the evolution of the Downtown Arts District have come and gone, but the two artists featured this month are still going strong. Dray and KD Matheson have been creating various types of artwork and have participated in other creative venues together for over 20 years.
As independent artists and members of 5ive Finger Miscount (5FM), Dray and KD collaborated with other area artists -- including Dale Mathis, Iceberg Slick, Vezun, and King Ruck -- to strengthen the art movement and transition it from Maryland Parkway to what is now known worldwide as the Las Vegas Arts District.
KD was born in Las Vegas, NV. His art expresses a unique vision through a wide variety of mediums, such as clay, paint, c-g art, animation, and film. His surreal creations beckon us into a mythic, primordial world of the fantastic. His art has been featured in book publications, on c-d jacket covers, in motion pictures, and in high-fashion photography. His artwork has also been exhibited in public collections around the globe.
Dray hails from Los Angeles and is an internationally recognized painter best known for his large-scale murals, musical-themed abstract canvases and colorful portraits of beautiful women. Inspired by a continuing strong connection to both cubism and graffiti art, he has obtained congressional recognition from the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives for his abiding interest in the arts and community.