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?


Tiger Pride by Ron Tackett


Tears on Thine Cheek Like Dew on Petals by Ron Tackett


The Bible Galatians 6 7 to 8 by Ron Tackett


The Bible John 1 4 to 5 by Ron Tackett


Cargo Passing the New Dungeness Lighthouse on the Spit by Ron Tackett


Mount Rainier's Conical Hat of Clouds by Ron Tackett


The View from Paradise in Mount Rainier by Ron Tackett


On the Trail at Paradise Mount Rainier by Ron Tackett


Cock-eyed Golden Gate bridge by Ron Tackett


Shooreline by Ron Tackett


Mount Rainier Awaits by Ron Tackett


Along the California Redwood Highway by Ron Tackett


Mount Rainier Morning by Ron Tackett


Colored Metal by Ron Tackett


San Francisco World War Two Memorial Sentinel by Ron Tackett


Sundial Bridge Redding California by Ron Tackett


Ye Olde Blacksmith by Ron Tackett


Make My Day by Ron Tackett


Fly Fishing in Redding California by Ron Tackett


Sail Boat Passes Beneath the Golden Gate Bridge by Ron Tackett


The Bible 2 Corinthians 4 6 by Ron Tackett


Vigilant Hawk by Ron Tackett


Mount Shasta Rising Like a Ghost by Ron Tackett


San Francisco Coast by Ron Tackett


Earth Green Not Avatar Blue by Ron Tackett


Psychodelic Summer of Love Hippy Sunset by Ron Tackett


Razor Wire Slide by Ron Tackett


Deer in Silhouette by Ron Tackett


Falcon in Blue by Ron Tackett


San Franciso Detail by Ron Tackett


Golden Gate San Francisco by Ron Tackett


Climb Your Mountain by Ron Tackett


The Grotto by Ron Tackett


Mountainscape by Ron Tackett


The Passion of the Sierra by Ron Tackett


The Field Before Mount St. Helens by Ron Tackett


Within Without by Ron Tackett


Fairy Faerie Land by Ron Tackett


Sunset at Westport by Ron Tackett


Tiger Cub Nap by Ron Tackett


Teeth Everywhere by Ron Tackett


Underwater Swarm by Ron Tackett


Sears Tower Willis Tower Chicago by Ron Tackett


Landed by Ron Tackett


Patience A Vulture's Best Friend by Ron Tackett


Winter Web by Ron Tackett


The Bible 1 Corinthians 13 2 by Ron Tackett


Off the Tracks by Ron Tackett