Artists of Sonoma

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Ray Jacobsen

Ray Jacobsen
artist

Ray Jacobsen (1938-2007) was born in Englewood Colorado, and came to Sonoma County in 1947 with his family. Ray is known for his landscape paintings of Sonoma County. He contributed his time and artwork to the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, where he as an Advisory Council member. Ray was also one of the founding members of the Arts Guild of Sonoma in 1977, an active and supportive member for 30 years.

“My paintings blend realism and the surreal in a unique interpretation of our hills and valleys. My deep personal love of the natural beauty of Sonoma county and the northern California coast has inspired my work for five decades.” – Ray Jacobsen