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January 17, 2021

Joining our Team as Project Manager

Exciting times at Carlyn Ray Designs.  We are looking at new spaces to spread our creativity and expanding our shop!  We have so many interesting projects and as they scale bigger, we are needing space to work and assemble.  With this growth comes adding members of our team.  We just hired a project manager which […]

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January 15, 2021

The CRD Team

Current Job Opening: Glass Blower/ Hot Shop Project Manager Link to job post on indeed: HERE We are looking to grow our glass team as we expand our facilities beyond the Dallas Design District! Our current main glassblowers are Carlyn, Spencer, and Alex.  We are interested in hiring a glassblower who can help manage the […]

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July 15, 2020

Completion of Baylor

Wow! We are thrilled with our newest installation at Baylor Scott & White.

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November 25, 2019

Obelisk Awards presented by Business Council for the Arts

Dallas Glass Art is very honored to receive this Obelisk award!

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August 15, 2019

The Vision of Clouds

“I am so happy to create every day with this magical material.  A huge joy also comes through sharing imagination and vision with others, especially with our clients.” -Artist, Carlyn Ray

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April 23, 2018

Parker Family Ribbons

We love to make it a family creation! The Parker Family and designer Shawna Kuykendall had an amazing color palette to work with and two great spaces to fill with art. Carlyn started with a few different sketches of what she saw in the space. Shawna was drawn to a new “Color Burst” look with the glass ribbons randomly placed in the two areas.

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February 12, 2018

Hanna Branch

Designer Amy and Mrs. Hanna came to Carlyn with the need of art on their master bedroom wall. After Mrs. Hanna fell in love with the blossoms, Carlyn suggested a metal branch with glass leaves and blossoms and invited the Hanna family into the studio to participate.

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November 19, 2017

Open House

We had the best turn out to date this year, and we are grateful to all those who joined us for this year’s annual open house event!

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October 31, 2017

Corporate Packages

The holidays always make us think of sharing… Time, smiles, gifts, and of course – appreciation for one another. We offer tons of ways to share with your friends and co-workers!

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October 26, 2017

Jesuit College

We are honored to be apart of the Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas’s art collection. This was a very meaningful piece to make.

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October 20, 2017

Lee Financial

Lee Financial has a team building tradition that they like to call ‘Crazy Day’. On this day, they have several different events planned and no one has any idea what they are about to walk into – be it driving construction equipment, a painting class, or in this case – a glassblowing studio!

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October 12, 2017

Fletcher Farley

The Fletcher Farley pieces were a joy to create.  We worked primarily with Doug Fletcher, first on the ribbon wall and then with the fusion panels.

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July 18, 2017

Riveredge Apartments

Riveredge is a great project which showcases the different ways ribbons can bring energy into an area.

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May 15, 2017

NorthPark Center

We were so honored to be invited to collaborate with SWA Group at NorthPark Center.

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May 1, 2017

Artscape Reimagined

We couldn’t have asked for a better setting for our first art show.

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April 10, 2017

Artist Uprising

It was an honor to be featured as one of the Top 25 Emerging Creatives of Dallas/Fort Worth in the issue of Artist Uprising!

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March 24, 2017

AIA Dallas Community Honor Award

We are grateful to have been recognized so prestigiously for doing what we love; sharing our passion for art with the community. Many thanks go out to the hands and hearts that helped bring the Hockaday Centennial Sculpture to fruition.

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February 23, 2017

Marquis Weaving Move

Your custom art piece is yours in every place you call home.

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January 1, 2017

Harris Lit Weaving

Weavings are a very special signature piece for me. Since the first custom weaving I designed for a house in Vancouver, I have been fine-tuning this design for the past seven years.

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April 14, 2016

Creating with Girls Inc.

We are all loving the process of creating these beautiful projects with Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas! Also, we are super excited to announce that North Park Center will be hosting our chandelier for a few months with hopefully our mosaics, metal sign and details about the creation!

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November 15, 2015

Illuminated Glass Panels

I am so excited to announce the installation and completion of the fusion panels that I and my team have spent a good portion of this last year to perfect the creation of these 50″ tall illuminated panels.

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September 1, 2015

Celebrating an Artist

It’s not often that one gets to collaborate with a mentor. This painted weaving “Riverwalk”, I created with an artist who is my inspiration, mentor, and now angel. Mema, also known as Hermine Sallinger, was a master watercolorist.

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June 11, 2015

Carlyn Ray Designs is Growing

Help us qualify for the Mission Main St. Grants by voting for us this June.

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February 25, 2015

The Branding of Carlyn Ray Designs

As my clientele and projects were growing, so was my vision for the future of Carlyn Ray Designs, and I realized that I needed a brand image to portray my vision.

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December 12, 2014

Art & Fashion Mingle at the CityView Terrace – Renaissance Dallas Hotel

The Renaissance Dallas Hotel celebrated the grand opening of the CityView Terrace and their Grand Ballroom with a fashion show catered by the hotels two executive chefs – and a weaving by Carlyn Ray Designs.

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December 8, 2014

Artists vs. Architects – 2014

The 2014 Artist vs Architect event has come to and end, but really the beginning has just begun!  The 12 artists and architects raised $41,000.00 for Big Thought!

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