KING, Ron

Ron  King   (British 1932-)

Ronald King, designer, topographer, publisher,  born  in Brazil in 1932, moved to England at the age of 12.  Ron King entered the Chelsea School of Art in London in 1951. Following art school and four years working as an art director in Canada, King returned to England with his young family and in 1967 formed Circle Press. An innovative entrepreneur King made many trips to North America where there was a ready market for his artist books Since then he has collaborated with more than 100 artists, writers and poets. Ronald King’s own work and that of Circle Press is represented in public and private collections worldwide. He lives with his wife, the sculptor Willow Legge, in West Sussex. He kindly donated his personal collection of artists’ books to Cardiff University in 2014.

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