TULSA, Okla., Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ronald Fleming is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional Member in recognitions of his contributions to the Art field.
Fleming's professional title is Artist and Owner at Hearthstone Studios, which specializes in artistry, sculpting and wood turning. He brings over 60 years of career experience, as well as expertise in the areas of illustrations, mixed media, public art, painting, crafting, art direction, art history, exhibit design, fine art photography, abstraction, pottery, logo design, graphics, curating, murals and art administration, to his role.
As part of his body of work, Fleming began his career working as a Draftsman for the State Bridge Department in 1959. He has also worked on jobs for Douglas Aircraft, and worked on a famous project titled Dragon Dance, a turned and carved vessel.
"I can manipulate wood so as to emulate images," Fleming told American Woodturner. "It is never my intention to copy nature exactly, but to give my interpretation of what I see."
Fleming attended Putnam High School and Oklahoma City University, where he studied Civil and Mechanical Engineering. He attended for one semester and eventually decided that his passion lied in the area of art. He participated in art-related activities and the Annual Report Group as a student.
In addition to his for-profit work in business, Fleming produced a great deal of advertising material for nonprofit organizations from 1961 – 1996 through the Graphic Association, Inc.
To further his professional development, Fleming is a member of the American Association of Woodturners, the Graphic Association, Inc., the Center for Art in Wood, AAW and NEOWA. He has also been featured in numerous art-related publications.
In recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the field, Fleming was awarded the 1991 American Crafts Award, and has been honored by the White House Collection of American Crafts as well as the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
In looking to the future, Fleming hopes to continue his wood carving business as well as his airbrush illustrations.
When not working, Fleming enjoys spending time in nature. He dedicates this recognition o the loving memory of his wife, Patti.
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SOURCE Continental Who's Who