Date(s) - 05/21/2017
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Butler Institute of American Art
Ron Barron: Gleanings- From Manhattan Streets and Lake Erie Beaches
May 21, 2017 1-3 PM
Gleanings- From Manhattan Streets and Lake Erie Beaches comprises two of the artist’s series. TrashScans – digital collages of detritus picked up on the streets of Manhattan in December 2016. Adrift – digital collages of Lake Erie beach ﬁnds from a 2016 solo exhibition at the Bonfoey Gallery in Cleveland, Ohio. A feature article on Barron’s art appeared in the New York Times on December 27, 2016.
Ron Barron has had many careers: Dairy Queen soda jerk; public school teacher and administrator; dancer; cameraman and director in commercial and public television; personal manager, record and concert producer in Los Angeles and Manhattan; artist.
His art is multi-faceted: realistic drawings; acrylic paintings; assemblage sculpture; ﬁne art photography using a ﬂatbed scanner as his camera; videography. He earned a BFA in painting from Carnegie Mellon University, a masters degree in art from Youngstown State University, and, he has studied artistic anatomy at the Art Students League in Manhattan.
His work has been exhibited (2012 – the present) at The Butler Institute of American Art; The Bonfoey Gallery (Cleveland); Station Independent Projects Gallery (Manhattan); The South Street Gallery (Greenport, NY); Manifest Gallery (Cincinnati); Project 59 group shows in Brooklyn and Nizny Tagil (Russia), among others.
Ron Barron, Lakeshore Park, Ashtabula
Scanned Digital Copy