RONALD L. HINTON

3339 30th Ave. SE

Olympia, WA 98501

Telephone: (360) 489-1268

e-mail: ron@ronhinton.com

 

 

COMMISIONS:

D.Nichol Residence,  “Constructivist Bent”, Sculptural Wall Form with etched bronze with

        stainless steel and copper. 51”W x 46”H x 6”D.  “Vortex” Sculptural Container Form

        etched bronze with copper and hinged lid. 14”W x 14”D x 8”H.  “Structural Fold”, 

        Formed and fabricated bronze and stainless steel.  14”W x 22”H x 12”D.

Hare Family Memorial Garden Sculpture,  Etched Zinc plaque with fabricated

        stainless steel and aluminum. 12”W x 26”H x 6”D.

Severson Residence, “Chicago-Lawrence”, Sculptural Container Form”, Aerial Photos

        of Chicago and Lawrence photo-etched in bronze with copper and stainless steel.

        22”W x 12”H x 14”D.

K.Nichol Residence, Sculptural Light Form.  Mesh Copper with steel.  Formed and 

        Fabricated.  30”W x 48”H x 16”D.

Loram Industries, Hamel, MN.  Sculptural wall form with 12 photo-etched panels depicting

        Railroad Maintenance equipment built by Loram etched in bronze with stainless steel.

        Installed in Board Room of Corporate Headquarters.  9.5’ W x 3.5’ H.  2008

Narom’s Kitchen Project.  Copper Exhaust, 48”x22”x14”; Copper Bar and Pass Thru. 2008

Kansas Governor’s Arts Awards,  Eight  Sculptural Forms inscribed with Honoree’s name

        and distinction.  Fabricated with bronze, copper, and stainless steel.  12” x 5”

        2008, 2007

Schriner Commission,  Kinetic Sculptural Form,  Roof top mounted form fabricated

        with stainless steel and bronze.  6’ x 2.5’.  2007 

Shank Commission, Sculptural Wall Form,  Cascading Form for Barrel ceiling setting.

        Fabricated with stainless steel, bronze, and copper.  5.5’ x 3.5’.  2007

University of Kansas, School of Engineering, Sculptural Wall Form, “Altered Landscape”

        fabricated with bronze and perforated stainless steel.  3’x3’, 2007     

Emprise Financial Corporation, Wichita, Ks.  Commissioned for the Art Collection of

        Mike Michaelis, President.  Sculptural wall form with three photo-etched panels,

        fabricated with bronze, copper, and stainless steel.  5’ x 3’. 2006

Lawrence Public Library, Lawrence, Ks.  Four sculptural wall forms, two with photo-etched

        images showing the history of the library, and two showing library donor names. 

        Sizes ranging from 3’ x 4’ to 4’ x 5’.  Bronze, stainless steel, and copper.  2006.

Protein Design Labs, Inc.  Brooklyn Park, Minn.  Sculptural wall form with photo-etched

        images showing construction of the facility.  Bronze, stainless steel, and copper. 

        (6’wx4’h) 2004

Alain Marriage Memorial, Sculptural wall form with photo-etched images, photos & text

        honoring Mr. Marriage. (36”wx34”H) Dakota Cty. Tech. College, Rosemount, Minn.

        2004

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Pittsburg, Ks.  Processional Cross  (2’w x 8’h) Memorial 

        for Isabelle Smith.  Bronze, Stainless Steel with Walnut and Brass. 2003

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Bronze sculptural form  (11”w x 15”d x52”h) with

        photo-etched computer imagery. 2003

Excellence in Commerce Awards, Sculptural Awards fabricated in Bronze, Stainless, and

        Copper. 6”W x 12”H. Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.  Lawrence,Ks.  2003,

        2004,2005,2006,2007,2008

Kansas International, Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, Lawrence, Ks.  Plaques and

        Card Holders for speaker gifts.  Etched Bronze.  2003,2004,2005,2007                      

Crandon & Crandon, Sculptural Light Wall Form, Lawrence Ks. 48”W x 38”H,  Company’s

        Logo pierced in Bronze with internal lighting, Fabricated with stainless steel and 

        copper.

One International Place, Complex Expansion, Dallas, Tx.   Bronze wall sculpture for each

        of two new office towers.  Each piece (6’ x 4’) with photo-etched abstract imagery, 

        Also, one Bronze sculptural form  (16” w x 20” d x 42” h) photo-etched with artist’s

        computer-generated imagery.  2001 - 02     

        Data Systems International, Overland Park, Ks.  Two bronze, copper, and stainless steel       

        wall sculptures (66"x36" and 52"x30") with photo-etched images of the earth covered

        in electronic circuitry, 2000.

Hiratsuka City Hall, Japan. Bronze and galvanized steel wall sculpture (37"x30"), photo-

        etched with an image of the Kansas flint hills.  Purchased by the Friends of Hiratsuka,

        2000.

Birch Telecom, Kansas City, Mo.  Bronze and stainless steel wall sculpture (29"x38") with

        photo-etched aerial image, 2000.

One International Place, Dallas, Tx.  Bronze wall sculpture (6' x 4') with photo-etched

        abstract imagery, and bronze sculpture (15" w x 16"d x 42"h) with photo-etched aerial

        Image. 1999.

Waterford Park, Minneapolis, Mn.  Two sculptural light sconces (3' x 5') formed and

        fabricated bronze with perforated brass. 1999.

One Meridian Crossing, Minneapolis, Mn.  Wall sculpture (20' x 3') formed and fabricated

        stainless steel and woven copper mesh. 1999.

Nebraska Health System, Omaha, Ne.  14 sculptural plaques (14" x 18") depicting the

        Hospital's Board of Directors.  1999.

Museum of Anthropology, University of Kansas.  Bronze plaque (14" x 20") commemora-

        ting Carlyle S. Smith.  1999.

Interchange Tower, Minneapolis, Mn.  Bronze wall sculpture (6' x 4') with perforated

        stainless steel and copper, and photo-etched imagery, 1998.

Diversified Pharmaceuticals.  Bloomington, Mn.  Triptych wall sculpture (with outside

        dimensions covering 8' x 5') in bronze, with photo-etching, 1998.

Professional Software Consultants, Overland Park, Ks.  Bronze wall sculpture with

        stainless steel and nickel (4' x 2.5'), photo-etched with the company's logo and a

        photograph of its headquarters, 1997.

Utilicorp, United World Headquarters, Kansas City, Mo.  Bronze wall sculpture (3' x 3')

        photo-etched with a computer-generated drawing, 1997.

AmVestors, Topeka, Ks.  Bronze sculptural container form, 1997.

Lawrence Arts Commission, Phoenix Awards.  Eight framed wall pieces commemo-

        rating individuals' awards for artistic achievement, 1996.

Drury Place Apartments, Inc., Lawrence, Ks., Triptych bronze wall sculptures (2'x3',

        3'x4', 3'x5'), 1995.

PDA, Inc., Overland Park, Ks.  Two wall sculptures.  One 3' x 2'  in etched bronze, with

        nickel; the other 2.5' x 2'  in etched bronze, 1995.

Clarkson Hospital, Omaha, Ne., 3.5' x 4'  sectional wall sculpture commemorating James

        Canedy, Chief Executive Officer,1968-87.  Photographs and text--photo-etched

        in bronze--highlight his 36 years in health care management, 1995.

Lawrence, Ks., City Hall, commemorative plaque honoring the City Manager, 1994.

Clarkson Hospital, Omaha, Ne., 17 photo-etched portraits of the Hospital's Board of

        Directors, in bronze.  Patinaed metal forms also designed in conjunction with the

        Board of Directors "wall."  Installed dimensions 10' x 6', 1994.

Amarillo, Tx., Museum of Art, bronze medal, 1994.

Clarkson Hospital, Omaha, Ne., 4 multi-paneled, bronze wall sculptures designed for

        the Hospital's new entry way,1992-3:          

  "The Original Clarkson"  (6' x 5')  Photo-etched with photographs of the original Clarkson

        Hospital and other documents from that era (1870-1900).

  "College of Nursing"  (5.5' x 5.5')  Photo-etched with archival photographs that depict

        the heritage and history of the Hospital's College of Nursing.

  "Architecture"  (5.5' x 5.5')  Photo-etched with historical and current photographs of

        Clarkson Hospital that depict its physical transition and growth over the years.

  "Technology and Caring"  (9.5' x 3.5')  Photo-etched with photographs and documents

        depicting the technological advances in treating patients throughout its history.

Ann Arbor Public Library, Ann Arbor, Mi.  3'x5' sectional wall sculpture, 1992.

Omaha Housing Authority, Omaha, Ne.  3' x 4'  sectional wall sculpture commemorating

        the people and places of the Omaha Housing Authority, 1992.

Ampersand, Ltd., Ann Arbor, Mi.  Memorial plaque, 1992.

        Security Mutual Life, Lincoln, Ne.  Three etched bronze wall panels showcasing the

        three corporation headquarters, past and present, 1991.

Lincoln Benefit Life, Lincoln, Ne.  2.5' x 4'  sectional wall sculpture commemorating

        the company's 50th anniversary, 1988.

Argus Health Systems, Overland Pk, Ks. 

        3.5' x 2' framed wall sculpture, 1988, and  2.5' x 2'  framed wall sculpture, 1987.

Bear Automotive Service Equipment Company, Waukesha, Wisconsin.  2.5' x 3' framed

        wall sculpture, in etched bronze 1987.

Lawrence, Ks., Chamber of Commerce, Business art award, 1986.

 

JURIED

EXHIBITIONS:

 

 

40th Anniversary Exhibit, Kansas Artist Craftsman Association, juried by Paul J. Smith,

        Director Emeritus of the American Craft Museum (juror’s merit award), 2006.

Great Plains National Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery, Hays, Ks., 2000-2004

Contemporary Metalsmith 1998, Young and Constantin Gallery, Wilmington, Vt.

        Nationally juried exhibition showing current trends in contemporary metal art, 1998.

Kansas Visions, Lawrence, Ks., Riverfront Gallery, 1998.

11th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Lawrence, Ks., 1998.

Wichita National 1997, Wichita, Ks.,  Center for the Arts, 1997 (judges' cash award)

Imagery & Form, 6-state juried exhibition, Lawrence, Ks., Arts Center, 1996, 1994.

        (1994; 1st place cash award for 3-dimensional work)

Topeka Crafts Competitions, Topeka, Ks., Public Library, 2007,2005 (purchase                              

        award),1998 (cash award),1997-96, 1992-90, 1988 (purchase award), 1984,1982        

        (cash award), 1981, 1979-78 (cash award), 1977.

Kansas Artist-Craftsman Association Exhibitions, Beach Museum of Art, Lawrence,Ks

        2003 Manhattan,Ks.,2004, 2000, 1998, The Columbian Gallery, Wamego, Ks., 1998;

                               Beach Museum of Art, 1997; Wichita Art Assn., 1980.

Put a Lid On It,  national juried exhibit of boxes, receptacles, and containers,  Society

        of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Ma., 1995.

Copper 3, Old Pueblo Museum, Tuscon, Arizona, 1991.

Constructs, Indoor Sculpture Show, Kansas City, Mo., Artists Coalition, 1990.

The Wichita National '89, Wichita, Kansas, Art Association (award),1989.

Seventh Annual Juried Competition, Kansas City Artist Coalition, 1989.

The Craft of Containment: Vessels in All Media, The Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, Mass.,

        1988.

The Container Show, juried by Lois Moran, editor of American Craft, South Dallas,

        Texas, Cultural Center  (cash award), 1988.

Dimensions '88, Three-dimensional art show, Lenexa, Ks., 1988.

Contemporary Metals U.S.A., Downey, Ca., Museum of Art, 1987, 1986.

Lawrence Art Guild, Lawrence, Kansas (cash award), 1987.

"Earth Views," Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Looking at Earth Gallery,

        Washington, D.C., May 1986-April 1987.

Photocrafts Exhibition, Brookfield, Ct., Craft Center, 1986.

Kansas Artists Exhibition, Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, Ks., 1985, 1984.

Midstates 6 Designer-Craftsman Exhibition, Lawrence,Ks., 1983.

Kansas Artist-Craftsman Association 3-Plus Exhibit, Wichita Art Assn, 1983.

17th Joslyn Biennial, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Ne.,1982.

Kansas Designer-Craftsman Exhibitions, Lawrence, Ks., 1981, 1978.

Metalsmith '81, SNAG Conference exhibition, University of Kansas, 1981.

Copper 2, Museum of Art, University of Arizona at Tucson, 1980.

Volumes, Forms, & Images, Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, Ks., 1980.

Sterling Silver Design Competition, Lever House, New  York City, N. Y., 1979.

Mid-American Metalcrafts Exhibit, Kansas City, Mo., 1977-1976.

 

INVITATIONAL   

EXHIBITIONS:

 

 

“Some Like It Hot” Group Show, The Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg,

        Kansas.  2009

“Metalsmithing in the Sister Cities: Lawrence and Eutin,” Lawrence Arts Center,

        Lawrence, Kansas.  2008

Kansas Masters Invitational Art Show, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, Ks. 2007

The Kansas Inaugural Art Exhibition, Topeka, Kansas, 2007         

“Close To Home,” Group show, Strecker-Nelson Gallery, Manhattan, KS.  2005

Ron Hinton: Kansas Artist, Mulvane Museum of Art, Topeka, KS.  2003

Sculpture Exhibition, Ron Hinton; Mingenback Art Center Gallery, Bethany College,

        Lindsborg, KS.   2002

        Metals: The Colorado Connection at Denver International Airport.  2002

A Built Enviroment, an exhibit exploring the relationship between art and architecture,

        Swogger Gallery, Wamego, Kansas, 2001

Land Exhibition, Hays, Ks., Arts Council, 2000           

        Hand Crafted Functional Objects, touring exhibition by Exhibits USA, 2000-2004        

        Ron Hinton: Contemporary Sculptural Forms, and Mary Cantania Murphy: Recent

        Paintings, Source Fine Arts, Kansas City, Mo., 1999

Lanterns, Lamps, and Luminaria, Lawrence, Ks., Arts Center, 1998

Markings, two-person show at the Columbia Gallery, Wamego, Ks., focusing on etched

        images in art, 1998

Selections from the Wichita National, Salina, Ks., Arts Center, 1998

Home on the Range-Migrating Cultures, Fort Hays, Ks., Center for the Arts, 1997.

Metal, Jewelry, Sculpture, Lawrence, Ks., Arts Center exhibition, metalwork curated by

        Carlyle Smith, Prof. Emeritus at the University of Kansas, 1995

Baker Arts Center, Liberal, Ks., exhibition for the Ks.  Artist-Craftsman Assoc., 1995

Pompeii Gallery, St. Louis, Mo., featured artist for Gallery's grand opening, 1994

Kansas Metalsmithing:  History and Influence, curated exhibition showcasing the work

        of Kansas artists, 1994

Pizza Hut Corp., Wichita, Ks., exhibit developed by Leopold International  for

        Pizza Hut's corporate headquarters, 1993

Kansas Chooses Kansas II, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Ks., 1993

        (An exhibit of 10 Kansas artists chosen Statewide to celebrate the Year of the Craft)

Vessels, Lane Community College, Eugene, Or., metals exhibition,1993

Hinton and Hermreck, Lawrence, Ks., Arts Center, 2-person show, 1993

Metalwork, Iowa City, Ia., Artisans Gallery, 1993

Hand, Mind, and Spirit:  An Art Experience of the Senses, Lawrence, Ks., Arts Center,

        1993 (an exhibition specifically developed to allow disabled people to interact with art)

Boxed in 2, The Society of Arts and Crafts, Boston, Mass., 1989

Wit and Whimsey in Craft Media, The Craftsman's Gallery, Scarsdale, NY, 1989

Metal Exhibit, Tomlinson Craft Collection, Baltimore, Md., 1988

Hinton, Ott, and Puffer, Eppink Art Gallery, Emporia , Ks., State University, 1987

Spencer Art Museum, Lawrence, Ks., artists' studio tour, 1987

Containers Show, Images Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho, 1986

New Works:  Ron Hinton, Silver Works and More Gallery, Lawrence, Ks., 1986

Art Jewelry and Jewelry Sculpture, Private Stock Gallery, Kansas City, Mo., 1985

Orvedal, Bass, and Hinton, Fine Arts Gallery, Topeka, Ks., Public Library, 1985

Holiday Invitational '85, Gallery Riggione, Richboro, Pa., 1985

At the Center: A Group Metals Exhibition, Lawrence, Ks., Arts Ctr., 1984

Human Arts Gallery, Feature exhibit, Dallas, Texas, 1984

Scissors/Paper/Stone Gallery, Lawrence, Ks., 1983

Lawrence Crafts 3, Lawrence, Kansas, Arts Center, 1983

Mayfest Invitational Exhibition, Arts Signature Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1983

Silver Works Gallery, Lawrence, Kansas, 1982

Ron Hinton/Tom Niemeyer: A Two-Man Show, Wichita, Ks., Art Assn., 1982

Fiber and Metal, Thornhill Art Gallery, Avila College, 1981

Edmund Stanley Library Gallery, Friends University, Wichita, Ks., 1981

Artist-Craftsman Exhibition, Kansas Governor's Mansion, 1981

Studio Arts Gallery, Topeka, Kansas, 1980

Arts Center Crafts Show, Lawrence, Ks., Arts Center, 1978

Department of Design Faculty Shows, University of Kansas, 1976, 1977, 1978

Metals Invitational 1975 (traveling exhibit):

        State University College, New Paltz, N. Y.              

        Indiana State University

        Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.   

        Melbourne, Australia

Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri, 1975

 

JURIED

SHOWS:

 

 

The Philadelphia Craft Show, Sponsored by the Phil. Art Museum,1992, 1988

American Craft Council Fair at Baltimore, 1991-89, 1986, 1984

American Craft Council Fair at Minneapolis/St. Paul, 1991, 1988-87

Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, Ann Arbor, Mi. , 1992 (purchase award)-1984

Washington Craft Show, Sponsored by the Women's Committee of the Smithsonian

        Associates, Washington, D.C., 1989-88

Boston Mills Art Festival, near Cleveland, Ohio, 1988

Plaza Art Fair,  Country Club Plaza,  Kansas City, Missouri, 1987-84 (cash award),

        1983-82 (cash award), 1981-80

Lakefront Festival of the Arts, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1987

57th Street Art Fair, Chicago, Ill., 1987

The Art of Crafts,  Denver, Colorado, Art Museum, 1986

American Craft Council Fair at San Francisco, 1986, 1985, 1983

American Craft Exposition II,   Evanston, Ill., 1986, 1985

Festival 17, Scottsdale, Arizona, Center for the Arts (creativity award), 1986

American Craft Council Fair at Springfield, 1985, 1984

American Craft Council Fair at Dallas, 1985, 1984, 1983

Rhinebeck Arts and Crafts Fair, Rhinebeck, N.Y., 1984

Craft Market at Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, 1984

American Craft Council Fair at Newport, Newport, R.I., 1983

 

OTHER

PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCE:

 

 

 

Member, Board of Directors

        Kansas Artist Craftsman Association

                1999-2003 (President 2000)

        Lawrence Arts Center

                Lawrence, Kansas,  1992-1996  (President 1994-5)

       

Spencer Museum of Art, Friends of the Art Museum

                Lawrence, Kansas,  1989-93  (President 1991-92)

 

Art Evaluator

        Juror

                Smoky Hill River Arts Festival, 2006, 2000, 1998

                Artist in Action Installation Proposal, Smoky Hill River Festival, 2003, 1999

                Brookside Art Annual Festival, 1999

                Washburn University Outdoor Sculpture Competition, 1998

        Member-Selection Committee

                Kansas Reciprocal Art Touring Exhibit Service (KRATES)

               

        Salina Arts Center, for the Kansas Arts Commission, 1994

             Grant Evaluator

                Horizons Grant Program, Salina, Ks., Art & Humanities Commission, 1993

 

Director, Associate Director

        Midwestern Art and Design Camp, University of Kansas, 1982, 1981, 1978

       

Assistant Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Lecturer

        Department of Design, University of Kansas

        Intro. to Jewelry and Silversmithing, Summer 2002, Spring 2001,Spring 2000, Fall

                1998, Fall 1976-Fall 1978

        Introduction to Design I and II (Studio lab classes), Fall 1977 and 1978

 

Lectures/Workshops:

        Carlyle H. Smith:  The Man and the Legacy, Mulvane Art Museum, Topeka, Ks, 2004

       

        Photo-etching and metal work

                Numerous organizations and locations, 1977-1996

        Marketing crafts

                Business Art Forum, Washburn University, 2001

                "Succeeding with a Home-Based Business," sponsored by the University of

                     Kansas University Small Business Development Center, 1997.

                "The Emerging Artist Symposium," Washburn University Dept. of Art, 1995

                Kansas Artist-Craftsman Association, 1990

                Topeka/Lawrence Art Guilds, 1988, 1985, 1983

 

EDUCATION:

 

1980     MFA, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

1976     BFA, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas


SELECTED        

PUBLICATIONS/

FEATURED

ARTICLES:

 

“500 Metal Vessels” Contemporary Exploration of Containment  Lark Books, 2007

"Ron Hinton:  A Profile in Bronze," a film produced for the Spencer Museum of Art,

        University of Kansas,1995.

"Conceptual Complexity," American Craft, April/May 1992.

"Exhibitions," American Craft, December 87/January 88.

"Etching His Way to the Smithsonian," Lawrence, Ks., Journal World, May 1987.

"Craft Enterprise America," Goldsmith's Gazette:  The Worshipful Company of

        Goldsmiths, London, England, April 1986.

"At the Center," Ornament Magazine, Winter 1984.

"Lawrence Artist Produces Interdimensional Sculpture," Topeka Daily Capital, 1987.

"Style Watch," Dallas Times Herald