Hoover Price, University of Mount union
Ron Moore Jr was born and raised in Alliance, Ohio. He is a 1986 graduate of Alliance High School. He took Vocational Commercial Art for 2 years at AHS. Ron then went on to attend the Art Instruction School in Minneapolis, Minnesota for two years.
In 2004 Ron was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease at the age of 34. He had 2 Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgeries to implant neuro-stimulators deep into his brain to help manage the progression of his symptoms. In 2010-2012 since DBS, he has had to change his techniques to allow him to keep creating artwork.
Ron has had the honor of doing artwork for Congressman Lewis, President Trump and several members of his family, Charlie Daniels, Crystal Gayle, JJ Cafaro and President Biden.
He was also was commissioned by pop-music legend Frankie Valens to create two paintings for the cover of his new novel. Ron was recently commissioned to create a special portrait for comedian and Late Night TV host Jay Leno. He has had his work displayed in galleries all over the US including twelve other countries.
Ron resides in Austintown, Ohio with his wife Lisa. Together they have six adult children and thirteen grandchildren.