RONALD L. HINTON
3339 30th Ave. SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Telephone: (360) 489-1268
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”
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.
Alain Marriage Memorial, Sculptural wall form with photo-etched images, photos & text
honoring Mr. Marriage. (36”wx34”H) Dakota Cty. Tech. College, Rosemount, Minn.
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,
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
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,
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
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.
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.,
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.
“Some Like It Hot” Group Show, The Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg,
“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.
Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri, 1975
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
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)
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
Kansas Reciprocal Art Touring Exhibit Service (KRATES)
Salina Arts Center, for the Kansas Arts Commission, 1994
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
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
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
1980 MFA, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
1976 BFA, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
“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