Ron Baron has shown his work nationally and internationally since 1989 and completed over 25 public art projects throughout the United States. His public art is site-specific and develops around themes that have a strong interrelationship with the local community, culture and history. Some of his most prominent commissions are with the Metropolitan Transit Association NYC, Indianapolis International Airport, Board of Education NYC, Depart of Cultural Affairs NYC, Alaska International Airport, Chicago Transit Authority, Cleveland Transit Authority, University of Oregon, Portland Regional Arts Council and the Department of Cultural Affairs San Jose, CA.
Baron has won numerous awards including, New York Foundation for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Pollock-Krasner, Yaddo Endowed Residency and a Lila Wallace Endowed Residency at the Monet Museum in Giverny, France. His work has been included in a variety of books, periodicals and websites such as the New York Times, Art in America, Artforum, ArtCritical, HyperAllergic, Brooklyn Rail, MTA Arts for Transit, Confrontational Ceramics and Hands in Clay. He lives in Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY and teaches Sculpture and Ceramics at the School of Visual Arts, NYC.