Ronald John (Gyo-Zo) Spickett
Ronald John (Gyo-Zo) Spickett is active/lives in Canada. Ronald John Spickett is known for painting.
Ron Spickett initially trained with Gus Kenderdine, in his native Regina, before coming to Calgary to study at the Provincial Institute of Technology and Art (now SAIT/ACAD), attending from 1946-49. Following his studies, he worked long hours at a number of commercial jobs, including as a window display artist for the Hudson Bay Co., painting and exhibiting when he could. Then, in 1955, Spickett won a full scholarship to attend the Instituto Allende, in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
Mexico was at the forefront of the Post WWII wave of interest in mural painting, led by internationally acclaimed artists such as Jose Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Diego Rivera. Spickett had himself produced a mural for the Provincial Institu ... Displaying 750 of 1819 characters.