Ron Loyd

 

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First Name:
Ron
Last Name:
Loyd
Website:
RonLoydArt.com
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Artist Statement/Bio:
Artist Statement:

Clay will speak to you if you are willing to listen. Clay will show you paths to take if you are willing to take risks.
Textural surfaces and its relationship to form and functionality has been my focus for the past several years. As I continue this clay path I am constantly intrigued with new shapes and forms both organic and technology produced. Whether these textures and forms are machine made or by nature, I am willing to imprint into clay and follow it directions to a completed work of art.

Bio:

Ron Loyd has a BFA and MFA in Painting and Ceramics from Texas Tech University. He has studied Animation at the School for Visual Arts and Film Studies at New York University, New York, NY. He studied with renowned ceramicist Bill Van Gilder.

As an educator, he taught numerous Fine Arts programs in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area for fifteen years. He was selected in 2004 a Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher and Washington Post Fellow sponsored by the Japanese Embassy.

Earlier in his professional career, he tutored world-renowned artist Philip Pearlstein for his first laser CD “Drawing the Figure”. He coordinated music videos for Andy Warhol’s Factory and Island Record’s Will Powers. Supervised album covers for CBS Records and MCA’s Joe Ely. As a Director of Corporate Marketing Services, he implemented worldwide corporate identity programs, created product marketing materials, supervised annual reports, coordinated national tradeshow/sales conferences, and managed corporate web sites.

Exhibitions & Art Fairs

2000 Artist Museum, Washington DC
2002 Artist Museum, Washington DC
2003 Apex Gallery, Washington DC
2004 Montgomery College Gallery, Rockville MD
2007 Zenith Gallery, Washington DC
2012 Gallery 555, Washington DC
2013 Gallery 555, Washington DC
2013 Washington Craft Show, Washington DC
2013 Blackrock Art Center, Germantown MD
2014 Washington Craft Show, Washington DC
2014 Blackrock Art Center, Germantown MD
2016 Strathmore Art Center, Bethesda MD
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