Ronald HouckArtist Reception: May 14th
Ronald Houck was born in Salem, Oregon, but grew up in the greater San Francisco Bay Area of California. Ronald received an MFA in Figurative Painting from the Academy of Art University San Francisco in 2010 and a BA in Studio Art from California State University Sacramento in 2006, with Magna Cum Laude honors.
He is best known for his expressive and figurative oil paintings that capture the mood, emotion and spirit of people in a variety of environments. Blending traditional and contemporary painting techniques, the artist compels viewers to uncover the mysteries and narratives within his work.
Ronald has been privileged to work with several nationally and internationally renowned artists throughout his education, such as Craig Nelson, Warren Chang, Tae Park, Dean Larson, Zackary Zdrale, and Baoping Chen.
Ronald has done commissioned portraits for prominent patrons in Central California and is beginning to achieve national recognition as an artist through his award winning work displayed at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, CA in 2010 and through gallery exposure and exhibitions. Ronald is currently teaching as an adjunct art professor for Cosumnes River College in Elk Grove, CA and for San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA. He also recently taught for three years at the Art Institute of CA, in Sacramento and Sunnyvale; where he taught beginning and intermediate drawing, painting, design and color theory, life drawing and gesture. He currently resides in Pine Grove, CA
Accepted Works Haggin, 2016 »