Biography of Ron Lightcap
Ron was born in Wilmington, Delaware. As a child, he developed an interest in art and attended the Delaware Art Museum's teen program. Many wonderful artists in the Wilmington area would volunteer their time and share their talents. After completing his formal education, Ron graduated from the Famous Artist's School of Commercial Art and Illustration, Westport, CT in 1960. However, he put down the brush and pursued a career in banking in the Metropolitan Philadelphia area, where he remained 39 years. After retiring to the "beach" where he picked up the brush once again. Most of his work on canvas is from life's early memories and local areas of interest in Sussex County. "As an artist, I enjoy the thrill of portraying these moments on canvas."