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BIO

Ron Baron (b. 1957, Springfield, MA) has had a 30-year distinguished career. His artwork has been showcased nationally and internationally, and he has completed 19 public art projects across the United States. Some of his most notable commissions have been with the Metropolitan Transit Association NYC, Indianapolis International Airport, Board of Education NYC, Department 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 in San Jose, CA.

 

Baron is the recipient of several prestigious 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 featured in various 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 and works in Brooklyn, NY, and has taught Sculpture and Ceramics at the School of Visual Arts, NYC, since 2006.

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