Creative Timeless Illustration
Ron Mahoney specializes in sports and lifestyle illustrations and has won numerous awards in the various cities he has worked in. The mediums he uses to create these classic pieces of art are pencil, watercolor and acrylics. His sports illustrations have hung in the Canton Football Hall of Fame and The Swimming Hall of Fame in Ft. Lauderdale. For 12 years, he was commissioned by the NFL Alumni to do the Players of the Year Awards which were presented to the players at their annual banquet prior to the Super Bowl.
A major accomplishment in his career was a commission from Harris Corp. Ron, together with his identical twin brother Dick Mahoney, did five large transportation murals for the visitors’ bureau in Melbourne, Florida.
He has been commissioned for numerous illustrations for various professional football, basketball, baseball and hockey teams and has also been involved in Indianapolis racing car art. Additionally he has done work on cd covers and children’s books. Ron is a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators and former President of the Boca Raton Pittsburgh Steelers Club in Florida (Go Steelers!). Recently he was one of the artists involved in Art Rooney, Jr.’s book “A Passion for Art and Football”. He also worked on a series of boxing postcards depicting boxers who fought for the Rooney-McGinley Boxing Club from 1933 to 1952.