Randy Ford (b. 1962)
Randy Ford has lived and worked in New Jersey the majority of his life and is a self taught artist who has been painting professionally for twenty-five years. Additionally he has worked in the illustration field for such notable companies as Portal Publications as well as producing original works for Road & Track Magazine and cover art for The DuPont Registry. Since 2000 he has devoted himself to the fine arts and currently teaches drawing and painting and is the Permanent Visiting Artist on staff at Marcel’s Art Studio, Monmouth Junction, NJ, www.marcelfineart.com.
His work has been featured in American Art Collector, Artnews and Florida Design Magazines. Affiliations include The International Guild of Realism, winning the Director’s Choice award at the “Leading Masters of Contemporary Realism” competition in 2007. His work has been included for the last five events at the prestigious “National Contemporary Realism” exhibition held annually at MA Doran Gallery in Tulsa, Ok.
Primarily a realist painter he paints scenes of everyday American life cataloguing events and objects of Americana for present and futures audiences. He lives with his wife Wendy and six cats in Central New Jersey.
Randy’s work is in many corporate collections such as PNC Bank, ExxonMobil Corp., IBM, Revlon and Johnson & Johnson as well as numerous private collections throughout the world.