Patty Ray Avalon has a B.F.A and an M.F.A from Indiana University. She has studied at the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Central School of Art and Design in London.
Ms. Avalon is a professional artist working in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. She has her artwork in private and public collections around the world. She has shown her work in the World Bank in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Botanical Garden, The Mellon Foundation, and has had her faux finishing used in the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Her work has been featured in the Washington Post Home Section, Metropolitan Home, Country Living, House and Garden, and other popular magazines. She created and ran a full time art and design business in the Washington D.C. area for 25 years. She has illustrated numerous books and articles for companies such as McGraw Hill and Gallaudet Press.
Patty Ray is a former residential facilitator and lab coordinator at the renowned Monroe Institute, where she has worked for many years with the Hemi-Sync® technology. She is the author of over thirty five meditations for Hemi-Sync®, which includes the Hemi-Sync titles: Positively Ageless, The Creative Way, Healing Journeys Support, Inner States: Dawning of Awareness, and Inner States II: A Return to Light.
She is a member of the Monroe Institute’s Professional Division, The Institute of Noetic Sciences, and ISSSEEM.
She is experienced in the Michael Harner Shamanic practices, as well as the Pathwork bioenergetic modality.
She is also an experienced energy healer, and former graduate and faculty member of the Barbara Brennan School of Healing in Miami Florida, and a former faculty member of Hollins College, in Virginia.
Putting her professional interests together in a larger perspective, Ms. Avalon feels that her true work in life, as a visionary artist, an energy healer and a facilitator of consciousness studies is that she helps "make the invisible visible.”