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Bio


Born 1954, Stansbury, New South Wales


EDUCATION

1970 Studied at Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney
1980 Began developing vector and plane geometry formulas for application with perspective, which led to the development of a computer program


EXHIBITIONS

2017 Metaphorically Speaking, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2016 602 art fair, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2015 Sydney Contemporary, Art Fair, Scott Livesey Galleries
2014 Twenty Fourteen, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2013 Personae featuring Ron Francis, Matt R Martin, Lily Mae Martin and Heidi Yardley, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2011 Not Quite Real, Scott Livesey Galleries, Armadale
2009 New Works, Scott Livesey Galleries, Armadale
2006 Light and Dark, Scott Livesey Galleries, Armadale
2005 Exhibition at Scott Livesey Galleries, Armadale, Victoria
1995 Ron Francis and Ian De Sousa at the Barry Newton Gallery, Malvern, South Australia
1989 Group exhibition, Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Fitzroy
1989 Ron Francis and Colin Stevens, Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery, Fitzroy
1983 Represented in the Bougainvillea festival Art Award, Darwin1986
1981 Profile Gallery, Caulfield, Melbourne.
1980 Ron Francis and Emile Barolle, Profile Gallery, Caulfield, Melbourne


COMMISSIONS

2005 Mural for North Eastern University, Boston, USA
2001 Mural for Palm Gardens Retirement Village foyer, Hamstead, SA
2000 Mural for Heathfield Ridge Winery, Naracoorte, SA
1998 Mike Bergin, Advisor Investment Services
1997 Mural for Maxim's Wine Bar, Norwood, S.A.
1993 3 ceiling panels for the Meatworkers building, Melbourne
1992 2 murals for the Department of Administrative Services, Melbourne
1991 Mural for Shell Corporation, Shell Building, Melbourne
1991 Mural for Reg Withers, domestic. Sth. Yarra, Melbourne
1990 Mural for Lady Leah Lynch, Toorak, Melbourne.
1989 Two murals and one painting for the Tilley Corporation Foyer, Camberwell, Victoria
1988 Mural for Holy Trinity Church, Kew
1988 Working in affiliation with Fresco Site Specific Art, painting Trompe L'oeil Murals


COLLECTIONS

Tilley Corporation
Lady Leah Lynch
Shell Corporation
Reg Withers
The Department of Administrative Services, Melbourne, VIC
The Meatworkers building, Melbourne, VIC
Maxim’s Wine Bar, Norwood, SA
Mike Bergin, Advisor Investment Services
Heathfield Ridge Winery, Naracoorte, SA
Mural for Palm Gardens Retirement Village foyer, Hamstead, SA
North Eastern University, Boston, USA


PUBLICATIONS

2002 Six paintings published in “Illusionsmalerei heute” by Ursula E and Martin Benad. English edition: “Trompe L’oeil Today”.
1989 Article written in the Herald by Mathew Pinkey.
1982 Photograph included in exhibition commentary, Art and Australia, volume 19, no. 3.




Artwork 6691
Ron Francis
Walking Leviathan

2017

oil on canvas

110.00 x 110.00 cm

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Artwork 6690
Ron Francis
King of the Hill

2017

oil on canvas

85.00 x 160.00 cm

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Artwork 6686
Ron Francis
Tree Museum

2017

oil on canvas

117.00 x 86.00 cm

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Artwork 6685
Ron Francis
Stormwater

2017

oil on canvas

90.00 x 90.00 cm

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Artwork 6363
Ron Francis
Homer and the Mini

oil on canvas

35.50 x 30.50 cm

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Artwork 6035
Ron Francis
Russell William's Tree

2015

oil on canvas

150.00 x 110.00 cm

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Artwork 6054
Ron Francis
Furnace

2015

oil on canvas

66.00 x 110.00 cm

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Artwork 6036
Ron Francis
Wrong Way Home

oil on canvas

70.00 x 100.00 cm

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Artwork 6034
Ron Francis
How I Found Out

oil on canvas

112.00 x 76.00 cm

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Artwork 5327
Ron Francis
Microchip

2013

oil on canvas

90.00 x 70.00 cm

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Artwork 5326
Ron Francis
Stormy Weather

2013

oil on canvas

144.00 x 122.00 cm

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Artwork 5089
Ron Francis
Olympic Dad

oil on canvas

102.00 x 76.50 cm

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Artwork 5098
Ron Francis
Waiting

oil on canvas

102.00 x 76.50 cm

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Artwork 5094
Ron Francis
Pigeon Man

oil on canvas

76.50 x 102.00 cm

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