Ron Tackett







Ron Tackett

Ron Tackett

Lake Mills, Wi


I was born in Kentucky and grew up in Wisconsin.

Other than vacationing with my family, I most enjoy taking pictures, writing stories and doodling. Growing up I learned to appreciate art and photography. I have always loved imagery, whether that was via the work traditional classical artists like the ancient Greeks, Caravaggio, Degas, Monet or unknown commercial artists from the beginning of the last century. Some of my favorite artists made their mark in the fantasy or science fiction fields. I devoured the work of Frank R. Paul, Jack Kirby, Frazetta, Jeff Jones, Sanjulian, and countless others.

I've written and illustrated a handful of children's books. Among them, a series of photo illustrated books of letters from Joey to his Gramma. The 3 books are:
"Dear Gramma, I Went to the Thanksgiving Day Profeshnul Football Game ~A Parody~"
"Dear Gramma, Santa Found Daytona Beach!"
"Go West, Young Joey, Go West!"

I also wrote and photo illustrated "On a Michigan Hike" which is a photo tour book of Northern Michigan for young readers.

And finally, I illustrated and wrote, "No, No, Kissy McEel, Don't Kiss me!" It's the story of what happens to a little eel fish who has trouble understanding personal space and the shark who helps him figure it out.

There is always another book coming down the pike (just like there's always another picture waiting to be taken) Soon to be available in both electronic and hard copy versions is my novel, "Dover Falls Christmas" and its companion children's book.

Check out my Fine Art America website as I will announce the books there, with links, as they are published!

If you like reading stories that make you feel good about being alive and not like crawling in a hole and hiding from the world (which might be the prudent course of action), then you'll enjoy my stories. I am especially committed to creating books that children and families can enjoy together. My policy is that no adult need ever worry about a child finding one of my books on the couch while they are not around.

Just like you, I don't think there is enough time in the day. I wish I could print additional hours as easily as I print $20 bills on my printer. Maybe if I print more twenties I could buy more time?


Snow Covered Wisconsin railroad Tracks by Ron Tackett


Wisconsin Frosty Road in Winter Ice by Ron Tackett


Mammoth Cave Kentucky Deer Sticks His Tongue Out by Ron Tackett


Flowers in the Field by Ron Tackett


Chattanooga Tennessee Sign by Ron Tackett


Moth on Pink and yellow Flowers by Ron Tackett


Step to the Wild nature by Ron Tackett


Reflection Disturbed by Ron Tackett


Rush Hour Begins at Sunrise I 94 To Madison Wisconsin by Ron Tackett


Spider Web in Light by Ron Tackett


Palmer amaranth Pig Weed in Sunlight by Ron Tackett


Wasps at Work by Ron Tackett


Wisconsin Rolling Hill farmland Stop Sign by Ron Tackett


Tennessee Blue and Black Wing Butterfly by Ron Tackett


Wisconsin Sunrise by Ron Tackett


Yellow Moth Mullein in Tennessee by Ron Tackett


Alabama Falls by Ron Tackett


Sparrow on the Peak Field by Ron Tackett


Queen Anne's Lace at Sunset by Ron Tackett


Frog Between Lily Pads by Ron Tackett


Undulating Orange Green by Ron Tackett


Lily Pad and Lily by Ron Tackett


Down the Path by Ron Tackett


Orange Butterfy on Green Leaves and Pink Flowers by Ron Tackett


Pink Flowers Pink Vein Black Background by Ron Tackett


Sac Spider Catches a Leaf by Ron Tackett


Florida Lighthouse Sunset Silhouette by Ron Tackett


Ponce Inlet Florida Sunset by Ron Tackett


Yellow Flower Black Background by Ron Tackett


Orange Butterfly Green Leaves by Ron Tackett


Wisconsin White Queen Anne's Lace by Ron Tackett


Dragonfly in Green Repose by Ron Tackett


Wisconsin Blue Chicory Flower by Ron Tackett


White Water Lily Blooms by Ron Tackett


Lilies Bloom in the Forest by Ron Tackett


Red Wing Black Bird Silhouette by Ron Tackett


Wisconsin Misty Morning Farm Fields Sunrise by Ron Tackett


Sparrow in Green by Ron Tackett


American Southern Heritage Cassville Georgia by Ron Tackett


Red Petals Orchid by Ron Tackett


It's a Spider Man by Ron Tackett


Chicago Below the Clouds by Ron Tackett


Wisconsin Cold and Snowy Day Above by Ron Tackett


Jungle Ruins Florida by Ron Tackett


White Rose Cusp by Ron Tackett


Blue Rose Field by Ron Tackett


Pink Petals Luxury by Ron Tackett


Blue Heron at the Edge in Chattanooga Tennessee by Ron Tackett