Ronald N. Okey

Born in Northampton, England, Okey studied art at the Northampton School of Art before coming to Ontario in 1949. He has also painted in Massachusetts. He is a landscape and genre painter in oil and acrylic. His subjects include birch groves, harbours, boats, and summer beach scenes with children. He has worked in advertising in Toronto, Ontario, and in Colorado Springs (1949-1954) but has been painting full-time since 1966.