For nearly forty years, Ron Peer, of Bolton Landing,professional portrait artist, has dedicated his life to his art. The art of the portrait..."A Career in Portraits",a new exhibit coming June 14 to the Saunders Gallery of Fine Art@ bjsartworks at the Shirt Factory in Glens Falls.The exhibition runs from June 14 - July 31, 2014Demonstration and Reception: Sat. June 14, 2 - 6*A special feature to the exhibition is a live model demonstration by the artist onSaturday, June 14 from 2 - 4pm held at The Shirt Factory Gallery.A nominal fee of $10.00 will secure your space.Pre-registration is advised. Contact Bev to pre-register at 793-9350Respectfully submitted by Bev Saunders (Owner Saunders Gallery of Fine Art)BiographyRon Peer is a well established painter and highly accomplished portrait artistwith many important commissions to his credit during thepast 32 years of his professional career.
His oil and pastel portraits are sensitively and realistically painted with great dedication to his craft and a minimum of inconvenience to his subjects. Possessed with a highly trained memory and having mastered the skill of painting from photographs, most of his portraits can be painted in the absence of the subject.Ron studied in Europe and in New York City at the National Academy and the Arts Students League, receiving commendations for his artistic excellence. His compositions hang in private collections throughout the world. He maintains studios in the Adirondack Region of New York State and in New Jersey.
You will find his commissions around the region in various venues,such as ADK Community College, Glens Falls Hospital and more.A partial list of his commissions include but not limited to...Malcolm Forbes * Forbes MagazineCongressman Gerald B. Solomon * Portrait of his dog
Congressman Samuel S. StrattonDr. Mark Chassin * New York State Health CommissionerDr. Barbara De Buono * New York State Health CommissionerDr. Robert Westcott * President of New York State Dental SocietyAlice Busch Grunewaldt * Anheiser Busch FamilyDr. Charles Eisenhardt * Founding President of Adirondack CollegeDr. Gordon Blank * Former President of Adirondack CollegeDr. Roger Andersen * Former President of Adirondack CollegeAnthony Matolla * Dean of Fordam UniversityE. Newman Waite * Past President of Adirondack TrustRobert Macfarland * C.E.O. Fleet BankWilliam Philion * President of Glens Falls HospitalCharles R. Wood * Founding President of Great Escape Fun ParkPhillip Morse * President of NAMIC CorpMr. Spencer Standish * President of Albany InternationalJohn Randolph * C.E.O. Randolph Corp.Robert Nemer * Nemer FordGary Bowen * President of Hiland ParkRobert Shonhorn * President of Matheny HospitalLea Dow * Assistant County District Attorney, VermontRev. Canon Anselm BrobergGary Collins & Maryann Mobley * The Home ShowPhil Neikro * Atlanta Braves
Jack" * Dog of Mariah Carey