Ronnie Landfield’s paternal grandfather emigrated from Russia and his paternal grandmother – from Sweden. The painter’s maternal grandparents came from the Austrian Empire site that is currently Krakow, Poland.
Ronnie Landfield was born on January 9, 1947, in New York City, New York, United States. He is the second son of Nathan and Hilda Landfield nee Berkowitz.
Ronnie spent his happy childhood in New York City where he had a lot of friends and relatives.
A young boy, he revealed his passion and abilities for drawing. The first serious paintings he made dated to the age of fourteen. Influenced by the art of expressionists, Landfield made a firm decision to become a painter.