William Ronald studied at the Ontario College of Art and then moved to New York where he joined the Manhattan's Kootz Gallery. On his return to Toronto he was made a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. He worked as a journalist for the CBC as well as gaining recognition for his highly abstracted portrayal series of Canadian Prime Ministers. This series is part of the permanent collection of the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. Ronald founded the influential Canadian abstract art group "Painters eleven" in 1954. He was the older brother of painter John Meredith.
William Ronald The last Time I saw Paris, acrylic on canvas, 12'' x 16''