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Age: 72
Hometown: Santa Fe, NM
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Why the Long Face

Background and Lifestyle

Marital Status Married
Smoker No
Drinker Yes
Education College graduate
Children Proud parent

Interests and Personality

BiographyRon Patterson studied art at the Central Academy of Art in Cincinnati, Ohio. Patterson worked for many years as a commercial artist and illustrator. "As an artist, what I'm most interested in is relationships". In each piece you can see the tension between abstraction and definition, the interesting relationships of colors, and the balance of light and dark. It's the intimacies between people that fascinate me. The relationships we have with others, with our pets, with the natural environment. "My scenes are mostly very specific and its not that I want to paint a portrait of Bud and Betty as much as I want to portray the essence of that moment. Whether they are flirting with each other on the dance floor, or having a quiet picnic in a field of wildflowers. I'm looking at a deeper level of communication that comes from the body, the atmosphere. That's why I don't have faces." It's almost an invitation for the viewer to fill in the details of themselves or their loved ones.

Exhibitions

Currently Showing in The Santa Fe Society of Artists Santa Fe, NM Philinda Gallery Edwards, CO Schilling Studio Gallery Telluride, CO Gathering of Artists Gallery Bernalillo, NM Group Shows in Nantucket Art Association Gallery Nantucket, MA Swanson/Calle Gallery Louisville, KY Cincinnati Men's Art Club Gallery Cincinnati, OH Wave Gallery Key West, FL Royce Gallery Denver, CO Chapman - Freidman Gallery Louisville, KY One Man Shows Lima Artist Association Gallery Lima, OH Lucas Gallery Telluride, CO Chosen for Juried Shows Western Colorado Watercolor Society Show Grand Junction, CO Northern Colorado Artist Association National Show Fort Collins, CO Magazine Article "Elevation Magazine" Boise, ID March 2002 article on 5 artists from the Rocky Mountains "Telluride Magazine" Summer Issue 2004 Chosen as Wild West Fest Artist for 2004 Telluride, CO

Recently Added Friends

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LieveOudejans

Thank you very much :D

artmom08

Hi Ron, I really like the way your art seems to be in motion. I also like your vivid colors. Thanks for the wonderful comment.

Mohan

thanks for the kind comment and ad. I enjoyed looking at your paintings, nice.

cri3u

Thanks a lot ... keep in touch..

DAN

Hello. I like the temperament and colours in your art. Good luck for you. Greetings from Danish Artist Dan Civa. Welcome on my site = www.dancivagallery.dk

Bianca

hi there, thanks! like your work too!

NV

Johnny Guitar Love ,wow one of my favorites,,,your art is amazing full of movement and color.

Keff ( Deleted user )

Your art is awesome!

norty677 ( Deleted user )

thanks very much : ) you have a stunning gallery!!! great emotion in your paintings... :D

Vit

Thank You. Merry Christmas!

PatrickBieri ( Deleted user )

I like your courage for colors!

SarupaStudio

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maryjane

by the way, you do not look 65 smile....

maryjane

I havent commented on your work, i love the freedom, i would lie to take an image and blow it uo to see what the texture is like, acrilic? yes? i threaten myself often to start letting go with egg tempera. i did a bit with the porject and when i finish the Dialogue Project and it is up and running i am going to examine your work. Peace -- "The Dialogue Project " 5,000 years of spiritual work and global peace for all contemporary installation created by Valentin Gomez and Mary Jane Miller http://peacebestill.net/

Willy

At 3.10 pm yesterday, Willy De Vuyst, my dad passed away. Alann

Willy

Hi artists, I am speaking on behalf of my dad, Willy, who was diagnosed with liver cancer last year in May. We still hope for a recovery, but the pain was to much and my dad refused Chemo and accepted his fate. he is the last stages of dying. Could be days or hours; he is on morphine and probably unconscious. I myself am in Cambodia working as a teacher. I heard him for the last time two Sundays ago over the phone. He had to stop the conversation as he had no more oxygyne, he said. "Dont' worry about me he said, I am capable of dealing with this". I don't know whether I have to take his page down or not? I pray for my dad and hope that he leaves without pain. sincerely Alann

A_Lou_D ( Deleted user )

Thanks for the add :) Also I think your work is absolutely stunning

lljooo

Thanks! I like what you do - good work!

TaBunny

The Nests 2 paiting is so beautiful, it made me smile.

metalcrezy

Hello "rpattersonart" Good night, once I put a note on my blog of art in graphic design is called "Theme Composition Moderna1." When you have time take a look at the background ... A greeting "metalcrezy"

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