Rona was born in Boston, Massachusetts and lived in West Newton. As a young girl, she spent many hours at her coloring table creating art. After visiting California in her late teens, she moved there, where she graduated from Sonoma State University’s School of Expressive Arts.
Creative expression has always been important to Rona. Now a visual artist, she has also been a singer, songwriter, and performer. Having spent many enjoyable years teaching ceramics and art to children, Rona now offers art workshops in her Palo Alto studio and in the surrounding area for adults. It’s one of her greatest joys to assist others in discovering their creativity and joy through art.
Rona is a painter, mixed media and clay artist. As a painter and mixed media artist, she paints with acrylic paint, often adding texture by using different kinds of paper, gels, and mediums to her canvas. “Being an artist is a way of life that brings me great joy. When I’m in my art studio creating, I immerse myself in the process of making art, and time flies. I’m drawn to painting landscapes and other nature-related subjects. I love using bold colors in my art. I’m inspired by the mystery that exists in nature and in life itself.” As a clay artist, Rona creates both functional and decorative pottery by hand, mostly using the slab method. “There is always self-discovery, growth, and unlimited reward with the creative process.”
You can see more of Rona’s work on her website.
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