MEET THE ARTIST
Ronny E. Myles is the Artist and CEO at 1BadArtist, LLC. Discovering a passion for drawing at a very early age and his attention to details, quickly caused his talent to be recognized in the industry. At age ten, Ronny entered an art contest in Fort Knox, Kentucky and won at the state level.
In the early nineties, he was sought after by the counselor of the Art Institute of Dallas to create a painting of Mark Aguirre, the NBA player of the Dallas Maverick All-Star. Ronny is an analyzer and a critical thinker who has a unique way of expressing his thoughts through his work. He possesses a God-given gift and his ability for illustration has dramatically developed since his adolescent years.
Over the past 30 years, he has been commissioned by various organizations, athletes, and entertainers. Clients include African American Expressions, Levin Porter & Smith, R & B singers Anita Baker, Bobby Brown, Jennifer Holliday, Regina Bell, and Atlanta based group TLC. Other music industry giants like L.L.Cool J, Run-DMC, Salt-N-Pepa, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly for which he designed their 1991 World Soul Tour jackets, and many others have obtained his work.
Ronny’s sports illustrations have been the favorites of Dallas Cowboys’ late Tom Landry, Drew Pearson, Emmitt Smith, Deion Sanders, Leon Lett, Philadelphia 76ers/Denver Nuggets/Detroit Pistons’ Allen Iverson, and Joe Dumars. He appeared on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network) and in Gospel Today magazine with his featured drawing of 9/11.
His Limited Edition painting of President Barack Obama was featured in Ebony Magazine’s 2009 January Collector’s Edition, displayed at local museums, the President’s famous barbershop and on international news stations. Several of his creations were also featured in the movie “Felt” on Starz. The work of Ronny Myles has been sought after by local celebrities, radio personalities, pastors, and public figures alike. Look for more of Ronny’s artistry to appear in households throughout the country and around the world.