Ron Baron has shown his work nationally and internationally since 1989 and completed over 20 public art projects throughout the United States. His projects are site-specific and develop around themes that connect with the culture and history of the local community. 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 the 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.