Ronald Sims was born in Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex in 1944 and trained at Colchester Art School. Ron was influenced by the pop art and hard edge movements of the 1960s but applied his own witty twist to his highly individual art.
Sims continued his studies at Manchester Art School and the Royal Academy Schools and was influenced by pop artists Peter Blake and Eduardo Paolozzi, and also abstract artist William Scott.
Sims went on to teach printmaking at Colchester Art School and became President of the Colchester Art Society. Ron Sims developed a style of his own with areas of outlined, flat colour often in perspective, producing works with quirky titles such as 'Fleeing Bart Simpson' and 'Helicopter Cat'.
Sims exhibited widely throughout his career and interest in his work is still strong today.