Ron began painting lessons with his Grandmother at age 10. He began taking commissions, winning awards and providing art services at 12. At 14 he determined to pursue a career as a professional artist. He developed his skills first in a local Jr. Collage then at the University of Southern Mississippi where he received his BFA in 1974 and then went on to complete 2 years of post-graduate studies while working as the graphic artist for the PR Department of the University. Ron relocated to Michigan as a public school art teacher and Jr. High Photography instructor for 3 years. A freelance graphic artist and illustrator Ron worked for the next several years on projects for Oil and Offshore Engineering Companies In Houston such as Cities Service, Conoco and Anadrill. In 1986 Ron became the headmaster of a private academy in Stafford Texas. He was also an associate pastor and director of numerous programs for adults, youth and children. Soon after resigning from the school Ron began taking art projects part time: These included packaging design, illustration for a children's book, murals and custom faux finishes for residence and local businesses. In 1998 Ron returned to the art profession and has continued to this day. Commissioned Murals, portraits, sculptural maps, relief panels, large collage illustrations, contemporary nonobjective paintings and custom impact pieces have made up much of his ever growing portfolio of accomplishments. The artist’s work is included in corporate and private collections across the country. He is particularly known for his use of color composition and organic forms in large acrylic paintings also large scale torn paper collage work. Often this artist produces assemblage and smaller scale sculptural work also popular among collectors.