Dr Beattie undertook her arts education at Reigate Art School, BA Open University, MA Goldsmiths College of London University and her doctorate (PhD) at the University of the Arts, London (old Central St Martins).
Influences upon her include domestically sourced objects, creation of work through the passage of physical material making and conceptual irony and Surrealism. Having taught for 30 years Ronn finished her lecturing career as Director of a Fine Art Foundation Course in Bahrain.
On returning to the UK in 2010, she moved to Cornwall.
Beattie carries out portrait commissions in various materials, including 'negatives' in cast lead crystal glass.
Sculpture, carved in wood and stone, cast in glass, lead, plaster and resin, constructed in mixed media
works and access
Myth (carved wood/cast glass) - Mariner Gallery, St Ives
Fallen/Rising (wood,glass, copper, cloth,resin) - Mall Gallery, London
Threatened Glasney (wood, glass. metal) - Redearth Gallery, Devon
Art Dubai, XVA Gallery - March 2008
Mall Gallery, London - Dec 2009
Mariner Gallery, St Ives - 2010/11
Open Studios Cornwall 2011; 2016; 2017
Redearth Gallery, Devon - June/July 2011
Royal British Society of Sculptors - since 2009
Elham Art Society of Bahrain - since 2007
Creative Arts Cornwall - since 2010
David Batchelor 'Artists since 1945' rbs.org.uk website
rbt-online-sculpture.co.uk/Axis web/Saatchi on line
Thesis by Ronn Beattie: A Passage in Women's Sculpture, published by Lambert Academic, available from Amazon