Ron Hicks

Ron Hicks

Denver, CO

Ron Hicks’ works have been characterized as a blend of representational art and impressionism. Some critics have compared them to paintings by Rembrandt and Daumier. The 41-year old artist translates his own moody visions with a muted palette and rarely uses pure color. He particularly favors the variety he finds in gray. “Gray allows me to capture atmosphere, mood, and layers of emotion,” he says. “Gray sets the tone for the rest of the painting.”

Shelves in the artist’s studio are lined with art books about Nicolai Fechin, James Whistler, and William Merritt

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