Ray Allard

Ray Allard is a printmaker, poet, teacher, novelist and cartoonist. He received his BFA in Studio Art at the University of Minnesota, and holds Master degrees in Education and Printmaking. His extensive travels abroad have inspired his writings and artwork. He has taught Art, Cultural History, and English for sixteen years. He currently resides in Duluth, Minnesota - by choice.

His first novel, "A Game of Futebol," published in 2009, is a story about a soccer game, but also much more. It is meant to be read and enjoyed. He has also published a poetry chapbook called "Kicking Over a Stone". He continues to pursue other writing and artwork.