Roland N. Rayburn Jr grew up in Southeast Michigan and studied at the Flint Institute of Arts. Some of his greatest influences come from the Abstract Expressionists.
Formerly an exhibiting artist with the Greater Flint arts Council and member of the Left Bank Gallery, he has had his work accepted in many juried shows all over Michigan and the Midwest.
Exhibits include a solo show at Citizens Bank Gallery in Flint as well as the Buckham Gallery in Flint. He is still actively creating art and resides in Mecosta county.