Ron Bolt was born in Toronto, Canada in 1938. He studied at Northern Technical School, Toronto, graduating as a Gold Medallist in 1957 and then went on to study at Ontario College of Art. In 1961 Bolt graduated as an Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto.
His career spans close to 40 years and includes over 70 one man exhibitions. Participating in group exhibitions in public museums in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, England and Japan. His paintings, drawings and prints can be found in private, public and corporate collections around the world.