Ronald J. Tinney was born in 1958 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and is a graduate of Penn State University and Ohio Northern University Law School. Tinney is a full-time artist focusing on landscape painting, spending much of his time painting coastal landscapes and marine scenes in oils. He paints on-location en plein air year-round, studying nature and creating source material for his larger studio paintings.
Ron is a past Cape Cod Art Association president. He has had paintings juried into shows at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, the Ventura Maritime Museum in California, the Coos Maritime Museum in Oregon, and the Oil Painters of America National show in New Mexico. He has had one-person exhibitions at the Cape Museum of Fine Art, Cahoon Museum of American Art, and the Guild of Boston Artists.