Ray Meifert (born 16 November 1948)
Ray Meifert was born in St. Louis, Missouri and lived in the South for much of his first 25 years. From 1967 - 1971 he attended the University of Mississippi where he majored in art. After graduation he earned his Masters of Fine Art from Tulane University in New Orleans. He has traveled extensively through out Latin America, the Middle East, Russia, Asia Pacific, and Japan. From 1988 – 1992 he lived in Brussels, Belgium and traveled through out Western Europe. His extensive travel and various cultural experiences have greatly influenced Mr. Meifert’s paintings.
His paintings have been exhibited in galleries in Minnesota, Illinois, Mississippi, Louisiana, New York, Wisconsin and in Belgium.
Mr. Meifert currently lives in Edina, Minnesota with his wife. They have one daughter who is majoring in theatre at the University of Mississippi.