Ronald Carvell Meaux (1945-2012)


Ronald Carvell Meaux (1945-2012). Untitled, 1966. Oil on canvas measures 16 x 20 inches, 22 x 26 inches framed. Signed, dated and titled, verso. Excellent condition with no damage or restoration.



Little is known about Meaux, who was born Ronald Moore. We do know that he was an art teacher in Cleveland , OH. It is unknown if he ever exhibited or sold his work. Meaux’s circumstance was especially problematic: he was a gay black man, a serious and talented artist, living in a Midwestern city in 1960’s America.