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Faerie Kingdom Rd
Penobscot, ME, 04476
United States

Ron King is a weaver, farmer, and pacifist living and working on a small farm in Maine. 



Ron King
13 Faerie Kingdom Road
Penobscot, Maine 04476
207 326-8287

B.S. 1966          Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, Interior Design
M.F.A, 1968    Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills Michigan, Fabric Design, Scholarship 

1968-1972         Textile Designer, New York City, working for Interior fabric companies Jack Lenor Larsen,
                               Knoll International, and Isabel Scott
1972-present    Production weaver, partner with North Country Textiles from 1974-2000, 
                               Maine and regional Craft shows 2008 to present,  Farmer
1975-1985          Professor of Design, University Maine, Haystack Mountain School of Craft, Kansas City Art Institute,    
                               Colorado State University
1990-2000        Down East AIDS Network, Ellsworth Maine, Case Manager, HIV Educator, Director
2001-2008        Regional Medical Center At Lubec, Director Northern Maine HIV Program
2008-Present  Consultant, HIV and gay men’s community building

Exhibitions - Textiles: 
1967-1985         Many national and international juried exhibitions in galleries and museums.
                              Conducted Textile design workshops at colleges, and conferences.

HIV, Gay Men’s and Community Organizing

Workshops and Conferences
1987-present   Conducted workshops and lectures at national and regional conferences on HIV education and
                               gay men’s community building. 

Exhibitions – Gourds:
2005-2012          Exhibited embellished gourd vessels in galleries and museums