Vince Hron was born and raised in Omaha Nebraska. In 1984 he received a B.F.A. from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and in 1987 an M.F.A. from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Upon graduation, he received a Graduate Scholarship to study for a year at the Statliche Akademi der Bilden den Kunst, in Karlsruhe, Germany here he studied with Max Neuman and Norbert Tadeusz. Following a year abroad he returned home to Omaha, and established a regular studio and exhibition practice. He was an adjunct faculty member at several area colleges, received numerous regional awards. In 1996 he accepted a position at Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. He continues to paint, exhibit, and teach. He is currently a full professor having exhibited nationally, and having received numerous grants and awards.