Graduated w/BBA from Western Michigan University/Kalamazoo. Later studied at Art Students League of New York, and National Academy of Fine Art/New York.
OVER THE YEARS:
Ron Burkhardt has received over 200 awards for creative excellence and his work has been recognized or honored by The United Nations, The Art Directors Club of New York, The One Show, Andys, Creativity, CLIOS, Gold & Silver Effies, IBA, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Addys, Tellies, Mobius, Hollywood International Broadcast Awards, Cannes, Black Book Awards, CA Annual, Outstanding Young Men of America, and the Presidential Order of Merit. Burkhardt has also been featured in “Who’s Who in American Art,” ART and Living Magazine, Gotham Magazine, Southampton Press, Hamptons Magazine, Promenade, and Dan’s Papers; and on CNN Headline News, NBC “Today in New York” Show, Hamptons TV/WVVH, Inside Edition, American Journal, Aspen PBS-The Changing Paradigm, MNN-57, Plum TV, CNN Business Unusual and NBC/New York Channel 4 News. He has judged the Stephen Kelly Awards, Andys, CEBA, International TV & Film Festival, Creativity, Addys, Mercury Radio Awards and The CLIOS.
Elected to Board of Directors, Serving as Branding Chair & TV Co-Chair, Miss America Organization, Atlantic City, NJ. (2003-2010)
Member, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Member, Whitney Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
Member Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY.
Member, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, California.
Member Parrish Museum, Water Mill, NY.
Member Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY.
Member, The One Club, New York, NY.
Donor to Southampton Hospital/Southampton, NY; Project Angel Food/Los Angeles, CA; Ivy Cup Polo/Greenwich, CT; Benefit Committee for Sheltering Arms Children’s Society/NY; Eisenhower Medical Center/Rancho Mirage, CA; Childrens’ Cancer & Blood Foundation/New York, NY; Edwin Gould’s “ARTrageous” Children’s Charity of New York; Ft. Worth Symphony “Painted Violins”/Ft. Worth, Texas; Children’s Development Center of the Hamptons; East Side Settlement House & International Auto Show/NY; Positive Resistance for Foster Children/Newport, CA; Beta Foster Care/Irvine, CA; African Child Foundation/Newport, CA; and pro bono creative work for Korean War Veterans Memorial Committee; Save America’s Forests; Miracle House; and Robert Kennedy Jr.’s RiverKeeper, all NY.