Artist profile: Ron Kuwahara
Ron grew up in Calgary Alberta and graduated with his doctorate in physics from UBC. He had a successful career as a scientist and research manager with the federal agency, Defence Research and Development Canada. Having worked in Victoria, B.C. and Dorset, England, Ron moved to Halifax with his wife Kim in 1998. They have a son, Bruce, who is now a young teen. Ron still enjoys skiing, playing ice hockey and soccer.
After his retirement Ron spent 4 years immersed in art studies and studios at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. He realized a life-long dream in 2011 when he graduated with a BFA degree in painting. He is now enjoying the transition to the world of fine art. Through NSCAD he realized that artistic intention, meaningful communication, and contribution to society are the larger motivations for creating art.