WILD & WEIRD
UFO / Cryptid Paranormal Art Designs & More
Meet the Ambassadors of the Paranormal
Ron and Joe from Wild & Weird WV and Wild & Weird Radio are both paranormal enthusiasts, researchers and artists who find inspiration from real world encounters to produce art and sculptures in many different forms and media. Both have backgrounds in research and investigations when it comes to the subject of paranormal phenomena. They use their art and business to reach out at many festivals to those who may have experienced something they can not understand. They are committed to community growth as well as helping to find answers to all thing paranormal. In 2020 they founded the West Virginia High Strangeness Collective, a joint research project designed to provide rapid response data collection to sightings in West Virginia. They are both hosts of the Podcast "Wild & Weird Radio" where they along with fellow host Wayne Barnes discuss many different paranormal topics from around the world.
Ron has a background in art both physical and 3D as well as music and video and has worked to produce 3D content for various multimedia projects. Ron has been involved in paranormal and UFO research for over thirty years following personal experiences which led him to eventually found Wild & Weird West Virginia around 2017 along with friend and business partner Joe Perdue. The mission is to investigate, document, and record the many strange accounts in West Virginia and beyond. Through this they hope to help others who may have experienced an encounter to try to find some answers.
Ron was featured in the Small Towns Monsters film. "The Mothman Legacy" and can be seen in "On the Trail of UFOs - Dark Sky" when it launches later this year.
Joe is a USAF Veteran, Chef, Master Naturalist & Conservationist. Joe's main interest is mainly Bigfoot related, following a sighting in his past he became fascinated with the possibility that a large undiscovered primate could be living in our forests. He is a Co-founder of Wild & Weird West Virginia as well as the lead sculptor and mold maker for the Wild & Weird product lines. Joe is also host of the Wild & Weird West Virginia Podcast "Wild & Weird Radio" .
In 2021 Joe was featured on "Finding Bigfoot" and has appeared on many podcasts. Joe will be featured in the Small Town Monsters film " On the Trail of UFOs Dark Sky" when it launches.
If you would like to contact Joe or Ron email them here.
You can check out some pics from the research gallery. More will be added shortly. Also keep up to date with sightings by clicking on the "sightings tab" above. You can report your own sightings by clicking on the CONTACT button at the top of the page.
If you want to learn more about Ron, Joe & Wayne then listen to episode #1 of Wild & Weird Radio for more back groud.