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Western Australia's only sculpture gallery is showcasing
some great talent and that's generating interest in both
private and commercial worlds.
As you enter the 4.5ha grounds of
Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park, you
are welcomed by a number of gigantic
sculptures, some by owner RM (Ron) Gomboc
himself and others by highly praised artists from
Australia and around the world.
Just 30 minutes out of Perth in Middle Swan,
Ron and Terrie Gomboc have been operating the
park and studio for almost 30 years.
e grounds feature many fascinating, original
sculptures, while the two-storey art gallery houses
five exhibition rooms filled with other outstanding
works of art.
Over the years, Gomboc Gallery Sculpture Park
has helped many artists acquire both private and
One of Ron's recent achievements was a
commission for the Royal Flying Doctor Service's
new administration building and emergency
hospital in Broken Hill. He created a 4.5m polished
stainless steel sculpture called e Guardian.
Fortescue Metals Group appointed Ron's largest
commission to date -- a 12m-tall steel sculpture
called Northern Spirits, honouring those who have
lost their lives in the mining industry.
Winning a number of awards over the years
for its contribution to West Australian arts,
Gomboc Gallery has earned a reputation as an
international cultural hub and continues to help
launch the careers of many local artists.
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