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Gomboc Gallery FINISHINGS & FITTINGS
nique in the Western Australian art
scene, Gomboc Gallery is the only art
gallery that has remained with the same
owners, in the same venue, for 30 years.
Ron has exhibited widely nationally and
internationally, recently participating by invitation
at the Goyang Steel Sculpture Symposium in South
Korea, where one of his stainless steel sculptures
was created and is now in the public collection of
the City of Goyang Sculpture Park.
On a national level, Ron has exhibited in
11 annual Sculpture by the Sea Bondi events
and at Cottesloe from 2005–2012, with the
Town of Cottesloe acquiring his sculpture from
the 2011 exhibition.
Ron Gomboc was recently selected from a
nationwide submission to design and make the
Australian Film Industry AACTA Award sculpture.
This award is regarded as the Australian equivalent
to the Oscar, for recognition of excellence in the
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts.
The sculptures Ron designed and made were cast
in bronze, gold plated and presented on a Western
Australian semi-precious stone of Tiger Iron, cut and
polished by local stone artist Richard Williamson.
As a member of the Royal Australian Engineers
Association (RAE) of WA, Ron was commissioned
to create a sculpture to commemorate the 61 RAE
units, which were either raised in WA during the
Second World War or served in WA as part of the
defence of Australia. This is due to be unveiled on
Anzac Day, 2012.
Currently, Ron is mentoring and working
with Tjyllyungoo Lance Chadd on a bronze
memorial sculpture commemorating the Pinjarra
For the past 30 years, Gomboc Gallery has
continuously emphasised promoting sculptures
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by local, national and international artists, and
in June 2012 will once again host the 29th Annual
Sculpture Survey Exhibition. The main emphasis
of the Survey is for students from Curtin, Edith
Cowan and Polytechnic West institutions to exhibit
in the outdoor component.
In 2012, Ron will be hosting five Japanese artists
in residence who are part of a cultural exchange
exhibition with Choju Contemporary Art, Kyoto
and Kaede Gallery, Osaka and Gomboc Gallery.
Relationship: Together Series. This sculpture was
exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2011
and was acquired by the Town of Cottesloe.
Migrating Spirits, R.M . Gomboc’s entry
for Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2012.
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