It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ronald Maddox Hon RBA.
Ronald was born in Purley, Surrey in 1930.
In 1945 he studied Art at St. Albans School of Art and Hertfordshire College of Art & Design and in 1950-56 studied at the London College of Printing and Graphic Art, Regents Street Polytechnic School of Art and completed Designer Experience with BOAC.
He joined the RAF for National Service as a Designer/Artist in the Air Ministry Design Unit and in 1962 became a Freelance Artist, Consultant, Designer, Illustrator.
He served as President of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours for many years.
He was an Honorary Member of the Royal Society of British Artists, the Pastel Society and the Royal Watercolour Society.
Other Society Memberships included the Society of Graphic and Fine Artists, Honorary Member of the Royal Watercolour Society, Wapping Group of Artists, Federation of Canadian Artists, United Society of Artists, Campine Society for Watercolours, Belgium, Society of Architect Artists, Fellow of the Society of Industrial Artists and Designers, Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, Fellow of Society of Architectural Illustrators, Artists General Benevolent Institution.
He will be greatly missed by colleagues and friends alike.