Fine artist, designer and muralist, Rae Senarighi is best known for colorful abstracts, intricate typography and vivid portraiture. Rae began his studies at the University of Montana in 2000 and finished his BFA at the Art Institute of Seattle in 2009, receiving a Hall of Fame Award in 2011.
Rae’s detailed, thoughtful works are influenced by years of scientific illustration, studying the natural world in micro and macro. His art has been internationally published in Cell, Nature and Science magazines and his graphic design and typography have been key features at Elevate Your Brand and Peaceful Media.
Rae is a transgender non-binary artist currently based in Portland, OR. His most recent portrait series, TRANSCEND, celebrates transgender and non-binary individuals throughout the world who are living their lives openly, choosing integrity over safety. The TRANSCEND Series has been featured in the San Francisco Weekly, Milwaukee Public Radio, the Missoulian, A Family Co, PM Megazine, Gertrude Press, Edge Media Network, the Philadelphia Metro, Control Forever and DNA India.
Netflix and GLAAD invited Rae to celebrate authentic, accurate portrayals of trans characters in media through a series of paintings. The Portland Trailblazers and Nike worked with Rae to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community through two custom painted jerseys. He's also partnered with the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference and Washington Healthcare for All to support healthcare for the transgender community.