Judge Ronald Houck was born in Salem, Oregon, but grew up in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. He received an MFA in Figurative Painting from the Academy of Art University San Francisco in 2010 and a BA in Studio Art from California State University, Sacramento in 2006, with Magna Cum Laude honors. He is best known for his expressive and figurative oil paintings that capture the mood, emotion and spirit of people in a variety of environments. Blending traditional and contemporary painting techniques, the artist compels viewers to uncover the mysteries and narratives within his work.
Opening reception includes refreshments and music as well as member and community artists selling a variety of original artwork.