Baron Rinehart Wilson is a visual artist and architectural illustrator in Austin, Texas. He is a native of Midland, Texas. Baron is a descendant of the American sculptor William Henry Rinehart (1825 USA-1874 Italy).
Baron also produces fine art paintings that utilize a variety of mediums from graphite and colored pencil to watercolor, gouache, acrylic & oil paintings on paper and canvas. Subjects range from Texas regional landscapes, still-life, abstracts and architectural landmarks.
Highlights of Baron’s career include a commemorative montage painting that is on permanent display in Dongying, the People’s Republic of China. Baron also produced an architectural rendering for the film “Office Space”. His artwork is exhibited in the corporate collections of Time Warner Cable, Ernst & Young, LLP, Wild Basin Wilderness, Inc. and NationsBank. A large painting depicting the historic Driskill Hotel in Austin is part of the hotel's permanent collection. Baron’s art is also displayed in numerous private collections.
He is currently President of Plein Air Austin. (www.pleinairaustin.org)