Alumnus wins award, lands magazine cover

Illustration, Painting of woman in tank top and jeans facing away from camera holding her hair in one hand over shoulder, in the other hand she holds an abstract painting behind her. In her back pocket are paint brushes, and a tea pot and tubes of paint lay on the floor next to her.

"Experimenting" by Ron Sanders will be featured on the cover of American Artist Magazine in June.

Experimenting, an oil painting by Illustration alumnus Ron Sanders (CCAD 1989), was chosen as the Grand Prize Winner of the American Artist Magazine’s Cover Competition. The painting will be featured on the cover of the June 2011 issue of the magazine, and an article about the artist will run inside the issue.

Ron Sanders is a Signature Member of the Paint America Association and Associate Member of the Oil Painters of America. The winner of numerous national and regional awards and honors, the artist's work hangs in private and public collections throughout the United States, including the Indiana State Museum Collection. Ron's original oil paintings have been sold through numerous galleries throughout the United States as well as being published as limited edition prints, including extensively researched historical images.

Learn more about Sanders on his website.