This website showcases the collaborative artwork of Shelly Hehenberger and Luna Lee Ray. Click on an image below to see a collection of our work.

Collaborative artwork of Luna Lee Ray and Shelly Hehenberger
Smaller Work – Mixed Media on Paper
Collaborative artwork of Luna Lee Ray and Shelly Hehenberger
Larger Work – Mixed media on Panel

The Collaborative Process: 

A truly collaborative work is rare. It requires that the participants are willing to approach the work with an attitude of unattached exploration toward both their own and the other person’s contributions. In our case, due to our similar way of working and common aesthetic interests, we find the collaborative format to be challenging yet surprisingly stimulating. Our process involves trading pieces back and forth numerous times as the surface develops, until an agreed upon resolution is reached. Because much of each layer is reworked or edited  in the process, we find that focusing on the enjoyment of creating each layer becomes a crucial part of the work’s expression. We have found this creative freedom key to making art that is satisfying on many levels, and it has deeply informed our individual ideas and work. 

Shelly Hehenberger

Luna Lee Ray