Ron Mason Gassaway is an established fine artist, film & theatre composer, live performer and commercial artist currently living in Portland, Oregon.
As a fine artist he has exhibited video & installation work at the ATA Gallery in San Francisco, the Portland Art Museum, the Taipei Biennial, the NW Film Forum, the Experimental Film Festival and the PDX Film Festival. Additionally his video work has been included in the American University Shorts Filmography Collection.
Composing for film & theatre he has written and produced compositions for nationally renowned talents such as Holly Andres, Grace Carter, Karl Lind Films and Defunkt Theatre.
He is also a founding member of the provocative improvisational group Party Killer, whose self-titled recording was described by internationally esteemed recording artist and musicologist Julian Cope as "colossal." He is also a founding member of the dance music ensemble Muscle Beach, which recently contributed a recording to the "Let It Rain" compilation CD, a celebration of Oregon music released by the Oregon Historical Society.
Commercially he has contributed art direction, illustration and design to local businesses, non-profit organizations and international corporations such as Adidas, Nike, Dark Horse Comics, U.S. Bank, Intel, Microsoft, Adobe Systems and the Children’s Television Workshop.
Other examples of his work can be found at these websites:
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