Ron retired from a 33-year career in advertising in 2005 and began painting in watercolor in May 2006 after reading many books and taking a weekly watercolor course from Tom Wellman, President of Southwestern Watercolor Society at that time. Since then, he has taken workshops from, Mark Mehaffey, Ratrindra Das, Jane Jones, Skip Lawrence, Leslie Frontz, Maureen Brouillette, Andy Evansen, Michael Holter and Richard Stephens. He has been accepted into many shows and has managed to win some awards.

He is Publicity Chairman of the Southwestern Watercolor Society. He received his Signature status in SWS and to the Texas & Neighbors exhibitions in 2014.

He likes to experiment and has been delving into acrylic abstract. He prefers to gesso watercolor paper for texture before applying watercolor, acrylic, watercolor crayon and charcoal for a mixed media piece.

Ron was introduced to Plein Air painting in 2007 . He tries to attend every SWS Paint Out he can and enjoys the challenge of painting on site and dealing with the conditions to achieve the best painting possible. 

CTC Auto Ranch

Bright Day in the Canyon 2


Longhorn Study
Street Improvements
Hope 2
Bright Day in the Canyon