Ronnie Wells

Hometown: Salado, Texas

In 1972, Ronnie Wells began his professional career as a wildlife artist, as a painter and sculptor. He ans his wife have owned and maintained Wells Gallery in Salada, Texas for over 28 years.

Mr. Wells is a nationally known artist. He has won numerous awards and exhibited his work in museums and fine are shows across the nation. He has worked with Ducks Unlimited for many years and his monumental broze sculpture “Gale Winds and Mallards” stand on the grounds of the National Ducks Unlimited headquarters in Memphis, TN.

Mr. Well completed a 15 ft. bronze Wildcat, which was installed in March of 2021 in front of the Temple High School, TX , commissioned for the 31st anniversary of the school.

Mr. Wells is also a published author. He has written several articles, as well as a children’s book, “The Legend of Catfish and Little Bream.” His latest book is titles “Calvin and the Great Tensas River Bottom.”

“I thrive to achieve an emotional reaction from the viewer of my work,” says Wells. “Whether its a sculpture or a painting, the object is the same. The goal is to have them feel a connection with the subject, either real or perceived.”