ray santellaRaymond W. Santella Photographer

Born August 24 1951 in Elizabeth, New Jersey

Attended private Art Lessons at age eight with Mrs. Phillip Kasen in Cranford NJ.
Studied Art at the Union County Vocational Technical Institute. 1968 – 1970. Scotch Plains NJ.

Graduated Newark School of Fine Arts , Newark NJ. 1970 – 1973.
Major – Pictorial Illustration / Photography
BFA Degree.

Moved to Monterey Peninsula in 1976.

1982 married Grace Silva , Monterey born.

Employment has included, Bartending, local restaurants, Freelance Photography for Steve Gann Photography, Cambridge Diet Plan, Convention and multi – media slide presentations, Pebble Beach Corp., Digital Equipment of Santa Clara, Boxwood Press, AT&T, Cannery Row Foundation, Monterey Life Magazine, Real Estate and Wedding photography.

Currently co-owner since 1983 , with wife in Silva – Santella Gardening.

And still taking pictures almost every day.

Please contact info@raysantella.com.