Long inspired by the works of N.C. Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish, Ron studied at the Academy of Art College in San Francisco, specializing in illustration and design. He went on to serve as a pilot for American Airlines for 22 years. He has always considered himself a full time artist and was never far from an easel and paint brushes. An inveterate people watcher, Ron has been fortunate to be able to observe a large cross section of humanity in his travels, which aided him in developing an artistic style that he characterizes as “narrative/expressive.” ...more
Hart finds there is room for whimsy in art, and takes many opportunities to imbue his accomplished paintings with charm and caprice. Whether creating landscapes, portraiture, still life studies, or aviation art, Ron makes a conscious decision at the onset of each piece whether to be serious or inject his natural tendency toward humor, resulting in a diverse body of masterful images.