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Born in the serene, mid-western landscape of Jackson, Michigan, and bred in the urban cauldron of New York City, Ron Burkhardt’s art career has been marked by unconventional breakthroughs. Founder of three contemporary American art genres, Notism, Earth Art Canvases and LetterScapes, he’s won over 200 creative awards and has had over sixty exhibitions, including Art Basel, auctions at Sotheby’s, Paddle 8 and Phillips dePury/NY, and Biennales in Italy and Austria.

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Cultural Council of Palm Beach, FL 2017

Ascent Gallery/New York, NY 2016

Leonard Tourne Gallery/New York, NY 2015

Palm Beach Design Center/Palm Beach, FL 2014

Leonard Tourne Gallery/New York, NY 2014

Luce Della Citta Gallery/Malibu, CA 2013

Leonard Tourne Gallery/New York, NY 2013

LuminArte Gallery/Dallas, Texas 2013

Ella Sharp Museum of Art and History/Jackson, MI “ Retrospective” 2011

Forster Gallery/Miami, FL 2010

Peter Marcelle Contemporary/Southampton, NY 2009

Paul Fisher Gallery/West Palm Beach, FL 2008

Marion Meyer Contemporary/Laguna Beach, CA 2008

Philippe Guionnet Gallery/Palos Verdes, CA 2006

Magidson Gallery/Sao Paulo, Brasil 2005

One Fine Art Gallery/Chicago 2005

Gallery Asto/Los Angeles, CA 2004

Star-T Gallery/Soho/New York 2001


Baltimore Fine Art & Antique Show, via Paul Fisher Gallery/West Palm Beach, FL 2016

ART SOUTHAMPTON, via Peter Marcelle Project/Southampton, NY/2016

Peter Marcelle Project/Southampton, NY 2016

The Whitney Building, “Bruce Helander & Friends”/West Palm Beach, FL 2016

SCOPE @ ART BASEL, “Text,” via Modern Masters Fine Art Gallery/Miami, FL 2015

Paul Fisher Gallery @ The Brazilian Court/Palm Beach, FL 2015

Vertu Fine Art Gallery/Boca Raton, FL 2015

ART SOUTHAMPTON, via Leonard Tourne Gallery/NYC, Southampton, NY 2015

ARTHAMPTONS, “Spotlight Artist,” via Vertu Fine Art Gallery/Bridgehampton/NY 2015

Paul Fisher Gallery Opening/West Palm Beach, FL 2015

Luminarte Gallery, “No Body, No Evidence”/Dallas, TX 2015

Kathryn Markel Gallery Exhibition & Auction/Bridgehampton/NY 2015

Leonard Tourne Gallery/New York, NY 2015

Bridgehampton Art & Design Fair/NY 2014

The Museum of Coral Springs “Selections from the Permanent Collection”/FL 2014

Leonard Tourne Gallery/New York, NY 2014

Melissa Morgan Fine Art/Palm Desert, CA 2013

Galerie Daliko/Krems, Austria 2012

Guild Hall/East Hampton, NY 2012

International Biennale Artists/LuminArte Gallery, Dallas, TX 2011

ArtPrize “Top 25” of 1600 Artists/Grand Rapids, MI 2011

Sotheby’s Auction/New York, NY 2009

Magidson Gallery/Sao de Paolo, Brazil 2009

Water Mill Museum/NY 2009

Phillips DePury Gallery/New York, NY 2008

Long Beach Arts Gallery/Long Beach, CA 2008

Biennial/Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA 2007

International Biennale of Contemporary Art/Klagenfurt, Austria 2006

Internazionale Biennale Dell’Arte Contemporanea/Citta Di Firenze, Italia 2005

Gallery Janos/Paris/France 2005

Forbes Gallery/New York, NY 2002


Ella Sharp Museum/Jackson, MI

The Museum of Coral Springs, FL

Shacknow Museum/Boca Raton, FL

Western Michigan University/Kalamazoo, MI

Stonybrook Hospital, NY

George Bush Presidential Library/Dallas, TX

Eisenhower Medical Center/Palm Springs, CA


Over 200 career creative awards including American Art Awards for Abstract Expressionism, 2010 and 2011, Biennale Internazionale Dell’Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy (Medici Medal for Mixed Media/Installations) 2005, and PaperWorks Award, Huntington, NY, Juried by Art in America Magazine, 2005.


Ella Sharp Museum/Jackson, MI, Lecturer & Workshop Leader 2011

Western Michigan University/Kalamazoo, MI, Guest Professor 2006


Western Michigan University/Kalamazoo, MI, BBA

National Academy of Fine Art, New York, NY

Art Students League of New York, New York, NY

Dan Welden Mono-Type Workshops, Sag Harbor, NY