Marty is an Emeritas Professor of Art, recently retired from teaching ceramics and sculpture and directing 3D programs at North Lake College for 40 years. Her professional honors include twice named Professor of the Year as well as Innovator of the Year of DCCCD. Glaze, a video she created won a national award for educational media.
In 2006, a painting by Marty was installed as the inaugural mural for the Catholic Foundation Plaza located in the Dallas Arts District.
Marty’s work is offered through the Craighead Green Gallery in Dallas. The Ray’s open their studio to the public each October as part of the White Rock Lake Artists Studio Tour, an event that Marty co-founded 26 years ago and continues to coordinate.