Title: Figurative Sculptor
Location: Wilmette, Illinois, United States
R. Payton Ewing, Figurative Sculptor, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Artists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in bronze and figurative sculpting.
With skilled hands and artistic vision, Mr. Ewing excels in capturing moments in time with his bronze and figurative sculptures. Gaining experience through academic, writing and consultancy ventures, Mr. Ewing uses his expertise to bring art to life. In 1948, he graduated from Hannibal La-Grange College with an AA. He continued at William Jewell College to receive a Bachelor of Arts a year later. Following this, he earned a Master of Arts in humanities from the University of Chicago. At this part of his career, Mr. Ewing moved into a senior editor role at the Commerce Clearing House and stayed at this role for a decade. He then accepted the Director of Corporate Communications position at Allstate Insurance. He worked in this role until 1985, until becoming the Director of Issues Management. Feeling the need to share his experience, Mr. Ewing ventured into academia, becoming a professor at the Medill School of Journalism. He jointly worked as the president of Issues Management Consultant Group.
Mr. Ewing’s longtime love of art and sculpting did not fade during these years. He has always written, publishing “Mark Twain’s Steamboat Year” in 1981, “Managing the New Bottom Line” in 1987, and “Handbook of Communications in Corporate Restructuring and Takeovers” in 1992. In order to remain at the top of his fields, Mr. Ewing maintains affiliations with the Public Relations Society of America, the Publicity Club of Chicago, the Insurers Public Relations Council, the Issues Management Association, the Chicago Poets and Writers Foundation, and the National Sculpture Society. One of Mr. Ewing’s most prolific bronze pieces is called “The Thinkeresse,” which compliments his bronze replica of Rodin’s “The Thinker.”
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