Ron Gallas is an award-winning sculptor, residing in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and an associate professor emeritus of art at St. Olaf College in Northfield. Gallas’ awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Apprenticeship Grant, a National Endowment for the Arts Craftsmen’s Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Faculty Enrichment Grant, and a Ford Foundation Matching Funds Grant. Ron has exhibited in regional, national, and international exhibitions, and conducted countless workshops throughout the United States in the past 40 years. An early member of NCC’s artist advisory panel, Gallas has had a long and involved affiliation with the Center.