Ra Vincent is a Production Designer and Set Decorator working in and out of New Zealand. Nominated for an Oscar in 2013 as set decorator for his work on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Ra has had his work added to the Academy Library and published in the companion books: The Art Of The Hobbit. With his various skills Ra involves himself in every aspect of the design process, from creating conceptual art to set design and set decoration. With a strong background in sculpture and painting Ra has in the past worked as a Sculpting Supervisor, Scenic Artist, Construction Forman and an Art Director on numerous New Zealand and International films. (from IMDB).