Gallery 30, will showcase the work of pet portrait artist Ron Krajewski on December First Friday.
With his off-center compositions and bold acrylic colors, Ron's upbeat, contemporary portraits capture the personality of our beloved pets. Using an imaginative palette and a viewpoint that is uniquely his own, Ron interprets his four-legged subjects to impart their spirit, humor and soulful aura.
A self-taught painter, Ron's first muse was his cat, Stewart, today his paintings hang in private collections in all 50 states, as well as abroad.
Ron is best known for his collaboration with Metro Meteor, a retired racehorse. Ron taught Metro to hold a paintbrush in his mouth, and so began a unique partnership between man and animal. Metro's colorful paintings attracted national attention, and he quickly became one of Gallery 30's most celebrated artists. Together, Ron and Metro raised more than $80,000 for racehorse rescue.
Ron and Metro's fame led to many television appearances, including a segment on The Today Show, and a documentary, which was partially filmed at Gallery 30 in 2013. Ron has been represented by Gallery 30 for nearly a decade with both his fascinating animal portraits and his collaboration with Metro.
Please join us Friday, December 6, from 5:30-8:30 to view Ron's paintings, enjoy hot mulled cider and cookies, and explore local art.
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