En plein air painter is remembered as a great Canadian landscape painter who's works can be found in over 500 corporate collections worldwide. His paintings reveal the magnificence of the Essential elements of nature; air, water and light. Simpkins painted the Essential elements with skillfully flavored vibrancy and awakening color that uplift and liberate the soul.


True to his work after 40+ years of painting Canadian landscapes, Ron passed away outdoors in the grass with a smile on his face.