Ronnie Raevsky is a landscape artist who was born and raised in Maysel, West Virginia. • In addition to painting, he also enjoys a variety of other hobbies. • Since childhood he is an avid horse rider, and spent many years on his family estate wandering off into nature on their beloved horses.
When he came back from spending 5 years in New York city, he decided to go back to his hometown and live there in the family home. • Not only did this provide the perfect environment for painting and creating art, it was a relaxing break to the hectic city life that he was not fond of.
His wife Angela who is from Spain also moved with him , along with their two children. • Angela set up a pumpkin farm which they open for pumpkin pickers at Halloween time. • This farm has turned out a great success and they have customers coming from far away towns. • In addition, Ronnie Raevsky also gives horse riding lessons to children on a regular basis.
For Halloween 2013, they have also set up a “Haunted Barn” and hope it will be a big success among children and adults alike. • During these festivities, Ronnie also sells his landscape art, which is a also a hot favorite among their customers.
Ronnie Raevskybecame famous after he entered into an agreement with a businessman who proposed that while Ronnie will paint, he would sell the paintings. • They split the profits fifty fifty, and Ronnie became well known for his art landscapes. • “The Awakening “ which is arguably one of his most famous works, sold in New York for $15,000.
Ronnie has travelled to many countries of the world and used the scene scapes as inspirations for his own work. • He has been to Canada, Australia, Cambodia, Norway, Germany, Greece, and France. Next he plans to paint New Zealand landscapes.