The Art Center is now closed for the season. Thanks, see you all in the Spring.
'Zenda Dawn' by Stephen Yaussi
' Old Forge Pond' by Jeanne Lampson
' Lakeview Forest' by Richard Wood
'Lake Calm' by Greg Trombley
' Bee Happy' by Donna Strejlau
' Three Sisters' by Cheryl Simeone
'Hanging Around' by Theresa Mehaffy
'Color Storm' by Andrew Freeman
Mr. Burris loves art. He enjoys creating, viewing others work, and teaching young people. Not only does he enjoy sharing his knowledge of art history and the process and technical skills of creating, he strives to have his students experience art and understand how much it effects their lives. Ron has been educating for 33 years and is currently teaching art to grades K-12 at Sackets Harbor Central School.
Growing up in Virginia, he attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh earning a B.A. in Fine Arts. He worked in advertising as a Publications Coordinator for Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Virginia and as an Art Director for an advertising firm in Washington, D.C. Ron returned to his home town to attend Radford University, earning a B.S. in Art Education.
While teaching in the Virginia public school system for 20 years, he was awarded the Excellence in Teaching award from the Commonwealth of Virginia. He was also a teacher and Director in the Virginia Governor’s School for Students Gifted in the Visual Arts. Ron moved to New York in 2006 where he received a Master’s Degree in Curriculum Development from Potsdam University. He taught for several years at Sandy Creek Central School then accepted the art teacher’s position at Sackets Harbor Central School.