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Artist Ron Bigony


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Biography


Ron has been painting in one way or the other since age eight when he stated drawing and tracing cartoon characters from the Funny Paper. He is past President of East Texas Fine Arts Association, President for the Mt. Pleasant Art Society in East Texas. A Native Texan, he graduated from Texas A&M Commerce, Texas with a major in Business and minor in Art. His career has been in the area of insurance and construction. His painting education has been aided by many workshops and DVD’s. Major influences have been the water colors of Andrew Wyeth, Joseph Zbukvic, and John Yardley. Ron loves to paint land and cityscapes and tries to capture dramatic lights and darks. He believes that high contrast of light and shadow invokes an air of mystery to everyday object.  He is represented by Frame Up Gallery, Mt. Vernon, Texas.Professional Affiliations:American Watercolor Society, Southwest Watercolor Society, Signature Member of National Watercolor  and the  American Watercolor SocietyAwards and Exhibitions:American Watercolor Society 145th International Exhibition 2012 American Watercolor Society High Winds Medal Award 2012American Watercolor Society Traveling Exhibition 2012Western Federation of Watercolor Society 37th show 2012National Watercolor 2013 Annual Members ShowNational Watercolor Society 2013 Annual ExhibitionNational Watercolor Society Signature Membership 2013Southwestern Watercolor Society 48th Annual 2011 Membership ShowSouthwestern Watercolor Society 49th Annual 2012 Membership ShowSouthwestern  Watercolor Jack Richardson & Co. 2012 AwardSouthwest Watercolor Society 50th Annual 2013 Membership ShowSouthwest Watercolor Tom Johnson Memorial Award 2013
Texas Watercolor Society 64th Annual Exhibition Honorable MentionMt. Pleasant Art Society First Place in Show 20122013 East Texas Regional Artist of Longview Museum of Fine Arts ShowFranklin County Arts Alliance Solo Exhibition June 2012Bold Brush Competition - 2nd place Sept 2013
President Southwestern Watercolor Society 2015-2016
Southwestern Watercolor Society 53rd Annual Exhibition 2016
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