Ron Schaefer was born in New York City and currently resides in the Hudson Valley of New York State. He studied painting with David Lax, St. Julian Fishburne and learned frame making under the tutelage of the late Robert Kulicke.
He worked for over forty years as an Oil Painting Conservator serving museums, galleries and private collections. Prior to conservation training, Ron worked in the engineering field.
Utilizing an1830’s one room school house as a studio, Ron paints with a propensity for vernacular styles of architecture, industrial subjects, landscapes and still life.
Representation has included art galleries in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and New York City. He has had many gallery shows and three " one man " museum exhibitions beginning with the Museum of the Hudson Highlands , Cornwall , NY the Westmoreland Museum of Art, Greensburg, PA and the Roberson Museum, Binghamton, NY.
His work is included in numerous corporate and private collections including United States Steel Corp., AK Steel Corp., Weirton Steel Corp, Allegheny General Hospital , Federated Investment Corp. Frisk and Borodin Art Appraisers and many others .
Studio ( 1837 schoolhouse )
studio and cell 845 943 0797