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Ron Marshall

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Education
Ron – self taught artist, former signwriter.

Exhibitions- Joint

2017 June “Light Horse Art” Tabulum, Centenary Commemoration of Chauvel & the Light Horse
2017 April “Lest We Forget” Morpeth Gallery, Morpeth NSW
2016 April“Lest We Forget” Morpeth Gallery, Morpeth NSW
2015 April“Lest We Forget” Morpeth Gallery, Morpeth NSW
2014 April“Lest We Forget” Morpeth Gallery, Morpeth NSW    

2013 April“Lest We Forget” Morpeth Gallery, Morpeth NSW
2013 “Australian Light Horse Air & Land Spectacular, Emu Gully Air and Land Spectacular

2012 “Australian Light Horse Air & Land Spectacular, Emu Gully Air and Land Spectacular
2011 "Australian Light Horse" Air &Land Spectacular, Emu Gully Emu Gully Air and Land Spectacular

2010 "Australian Light Horse" Air &Land Spectacular, Emu Gully Emu Gully Air and Land Spectacular

2009  "Australian Light Horse" Air &Land Spectacular, Emu Gully Emu Gully Air and Land Spectacular

2007 Warwick Regional Art Gallery, Warwick – “Hoofbeats, History, Waves & Wilderness”                            

2007 Mudgeeraba Military Tatoo & Light Horse Tournament- “The Australian Light Horse” 

2007 Queensland Mounted Infantry Historical Troop 20th Anniversary, Gaythorne RSL - “The Australian Light Horse”

2006 Monto Light Horse Reunion & Re-enactment, Monto Showground- “The Australian Light Horse”

2005 Old Town Hall, Mackay- “ Hoofbeats, History, Waves & Wilderness”

2005 Monto Light Horse Memorial Reunion & Re-enactment, Monto Showground “Australian Horses”

2003 Nebo Shire Museum Courthouse Gallery- “The Mount Britton Collection"- ongoing.

 

Publications

2017 “CHEVRON” Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Magazine. Front Cover (Ron)

2017 “ALHA Centennial Tour Guide” Barry Rogers

2017 “800 Horsemen” Col Stringer, 8 images.

2016 "The ANZAC CALL" by Jill Curry, front cover

2015 "Young Men For The Cause" by James Jury Front Cover p.13, 14, 38, 39, 48

2015 “Spirit of ANZAC" by Col Stringer, 8

2 014 “Art of The Australian SAS" book by SASR Historical Foundation, “Donkey Insertion” p.97

2014 “SPUR”Official Light Horse Association Magazine April, Front & Back cover, feature article “The Marshall’s – Australia’s premier Light Horse artists” by Barry Rogers. p. 24, 25.

2013 "FOR THE LOVE OF HORSES"  book - award-winning bush poetry by Kym Eitell p. 79

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2010 “Spirit of The Light Horse”, Col Stringer, p. 1, 3, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, 33, 49, 53, 83, Back cover.

2002 "The Slab Hut Cookbook and Tales of Historic Nebo"- Nebo Museum (cover, p.14,15,40
 

Merchandise
2017 Military Shop produced with 3 of our Charge of Beersheba artworks:
Bar Runner, Stubby Cooler, Lapel Pin, Penny, Bronze Medallion, and a Limited Edition Silver Medallion with both our artworks to commemorate the Charge of Beersheba. This medallion was inserted into a certificate and on 31st October 2017 presented by the Mayor of Beer Sheva to Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull, Israel’s Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and the Governor General of New Zealand at the opening of the ANZAC Memorial Museum in Beer Sheva, Israel.


Collections
SAS Historical Foundation WA; Maitland RSL,NSW; Inglewood RSL; Blamey Barracks, Kapooka); Isaac Regional Council; Mackay Information Centre, Many private collections in Australia, New Zealand, England, USA


Commissions
2013/14 SAS Historical Foundation “Donkey Insertion
2001 Nebo Shire Council – “Historic Nebo”
2002 Nebo Shire Council – “Historic Mount Britton”
2003 Nebo Shire Council – Nebo Broadwalk Signs,
2005 Nebo Shire Council – Recreation & Showground sign

Representation

Morpeth Gallery, 5 Green Street, Morpeth NSW2321, www.morpethgallery.com
Telephone: 02 49331407;

Summary
Ron was studying the Old Masters techniques and using these in both landscapes and Australian history paintings before meeting Jennifer Jowett in an art gallery, where they discovered a shared interest and similarity of style. This led to them working on a series of 4 paintings with which they won the Mackay Airport Mural competition. Five years later they married, and were commissioned to do some historical paintings for the Nebo Shire council. This led to a series of 12 paintings, of an old goldmining town in 1881-2 called The Mount Britton Collection. In 2005 Ron decided to revisit painting the Light Horse, and they went to a Light Horse re-enactment armed with a camera. From then on they have majored in researching and painting the Australian Light Horse, and have developed a reputation for authenticity in this area.

However, Ron is a bit of a gypsy, and loves free-camping in his 40 year caravan which he has rebuilt to be self-sufficient with solar. So together with their two cats they roam the outback areas, armed with camera to record the scenery, some of which inspires Ron into painting his masterful oil and tempra (which he mixes himself) landscapes. 

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