Dorothy E. Raynor was a trained archeologist who became a friend and student of Caroline Bell's in the thirties. She also participated in exhibitions and social gatherings at the Bell studio until Dolly Bell died in 1970. "Dot" Raynor as she was affectionately known, was a member of the Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild in Cutchogue, L.I. where she participated in exhibitions. She also traveled with the Peconic Bay Impressionists to Gloucester, Massachusetts.