Ray Caspio

"a shapeshifter of an actor" - Cleveland Plain Dealer

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My 2012 Calendar

Available now in my RedBubble store is my 2012 calendar featuring 12 of my favorite (and hopefully yours) illustrations! The Golden Girls, Jeannie, Bewitched characters (Serena, Endora, Samantha), The Six Million Dollar Man and Bionic Woman, Wonder Women, Big and Little Edie Beale of Grey Gardens, and more! If you've been wanting to pick up some of my work, here's your chance to get 12, yes 12 original pieces of art in one collection! This calendar would also make a great holiday gift!

Click on the photo below to order your calendar of my work now!

Grey Gardens: Libra & Scorpio

This is the fifth in my series of illustrations based on Grey Gardens, Libra & Scorpio.

Libra & Scorpio 11" x 17" Matte Print
Available as a t-shirt: http://www.redbubble.com/people/raycaspio/t-shirts/4443637-1-libra-and-scorpio

Libra & Scorpio

I tender this likeness to my friends and everyone who keeps the Edies alive.
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little edie beale of grey gardens: the libra husband

Libra Husband 11" x 17" Matte Print
Available on RedBubble as a t-shirt! Last year, I was awakened to the documentary film Grey Gardens. I knew there was a Broadway musical, but I had no idea it was based on a true story; that is, until Rosie O'Donnell talked about how brilliant both the documentary and musical were on her blog and on The View. I decided to take a risk and buy the documentary since she insisted the doc was a must-view...I was not disappointed. I found the documentary and relationship between Big and Little Edie to be incredibly fascinating, and was mesmerized by what an interesting person Little Edie was and remains, years after her death. After buying the cast recording of the musical, a trip to New York City to see the show in person was definitely in order. I was lucky enough to see the Tony winning performances of Christine Ebersole and Mary Louise Wilson twice: April and June, 2007. Since then, I've immersed myself in Grey Gardens, and Little Edie inspired this illustration off of one of my old sketches.

The Libra Husband 11" x 17" Pencils, Illustrator, Photoshop

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background photos by Frank J. Lanza Photography, courtesy of Theater Ninjas
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Ray Caspio received a 2016 Creative Workforce Fellowship. The Fellowships is a program of the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture. Funding for the Fellowship program is made possible by the generous support of Cuyahoga County residents through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.