Ron is a retired elementary art teacher, former leader of the Hamden chapter of SCBWI (Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) for over 25 years.
He has written local history books Images of America: Cheshire and Naugatuck Revisited for Arcadia Publishing. He is the Municipal Historian Emeritus for Cheshire and the former executive director of the Naugatuck Historical Society and Museum, former member of the board of directors there and for the Cheshire Historical Society and the New Haven Museum. He is the author of his Master’s thesis entitled The Butterfly And Moth As Symbols In Western Art.
He was the editor for Cheshire Magazine during 2017. He designed and captioned the illustrations for Dr. Dodson’s book, How to Father. Ron can be seen hosting his longtime cable television show 30 Minutes With Ron on YouTube. He is currently the director of the Ramon Beard Lock 12 Museum on the Farmington Canal in Cheshire. He is the founder and director of MICA (Made In Connecticut Arts) and the soon-to-be opened the Museum of Connecticut Cartoonists And Illustrators (MOCCAI) in the Barker Gallery at Foxwoods.
Images of America: Cheshire