Ron never imagined the impact his art would have.
From CNN interviews, Emmy-Award winning stories, Artist-in-Residence for the Humane Society of the United States to helping raise over $2.5 million with the AZ Pet Friendly License Plate and more.
SIRIUS A TRUE HERO
A bomb-detection dog finds his way home.
With the painting of Sirius I became aware of the many roles dogs play in our lives. His life touched my heart and forever changed my art. He is now at home in the 911 Memorial and Museum in NYC.
“I love your work!”
Painting people’s dogs has taken Ron down a wonderful path....including Elizabeth Taylor’s lovable companion, Sugar.
ON 9/11 THE WORLD CHANGED
And so did Ron’s subjects.
Meet the hero dogs from 9/11 who aided in rescue efforts and the therapy dogs that provided comfort to victims’ families, first responders, and recovery workers.
“Ron Burns captures the essence of dogs; wonderful paintings.”
Dean Koontz - Best-Selling Author
Ron began painting dogs using his beloved Rufus as a model. He started with the eyes, and the rest is history.
Art aids conservation efforts.
Following his passion to improve the lives of shelter animals it was a natural progression to include wildlife in those efforts.
B Cause ~ as in a Burns Cause, or the Causes Burns believes in.
Over the years Ron's art continues to make a difference for organizations around the country. The HSUS, 9/11 Memorial Museum, Pet Partners, The ASPCA, Arizona Spay/Neuter, Big Brothers Big Sisters, ARF....