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Curriculum Vitae 2016

Personal Information
Name Luke Shepherd B.A.(Hon’s); RCA (Cire Perdue); Member of Devon Guild of Craftsmen. Member of South West Sculptors Association (SWSA).
Born 1961
Address Ashburton, Devon
Email luke@abcbronze.co.uk
Website www.luke-shepherd.com


Education

1984-1985 Royal College of Art, London: Diploma Apprenticeship in Lost Wax Bronze Casting.
1980-1983 South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education: Fine art degree course
1979-1990 South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education: Foundation course
1971-1978 Stanwell Comprehensive School, Penarth


Group Exhibitions

SWSA at Hannahs copy

2016 North Street Gallery, Ashburton
2015 North Street Gallery, Ashburton
2015 Dartington Arts Centre, Devon
2013 Ariel Gallery, Totnes, Devon
2013 Hannahs at Seale Hayne, Devon
2012 Dorchester Hotel, London
2012 English Wine Week, Sharpham Vineyard, Devon
2009 Welsh Artist of the Year, Cardiff
2009 Dartington Arts Centre, Devon
2009 Oriel Washington Cardiff
2008 Ariel Centre, Totnes, Devon
2008 Delamore Gallery, Devon
2007 Ariel Centre, Totnes, Devon
2005 Dartington Arts Centre, Devon
2005 Delamore House, Devon
2004 Art Farm Project, Devon
2004 Dartington Arts Centre, Devon
2004 Delamore House, Devon
2004 Buckland Abbey, Devon
2003 Dodiscombeleigh Art Exhibition, Devon
2003 Art Farm Project, Devon
2003 Dartington Arts Centre, Devon
2003 SWSA at Dartington Art Centre, Devon
2003 SWSA at Dewsmoor, Devon
2002 Oriel Washington Cardiff
2002 Dodiscombleigh, Devon
1990 Margam Sculpture Park, W.Glamorgan
1990 West Wharf Gallery, Cardiff
1989 Pelter Sands Gallery, Bristol
1988 Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
1988 St David’s Hall, Cardiff
1988 Academie des Beaux Arts, Paris
1987 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London


Commissions of note

2016 Aram Soli Rudenski
2015 Margaret Rule CBE
2013  Alexander McKee OBE
2011 Paul Loveluck CBE
2010 Rhodri Morgan – First Welsh Minister
2010 Sri Ramana Maharshi
2010 Christopher Biggins
2009 Leo Abse (reprise) — National Museum of Wales
2009 Theodore Shepherd
2005 Mrs and Mrs B Webb – private commission, London
2004 The Late Derek Williams – National Museum of Wales
2004 Debbie Mycroft — Seattle USA
2002 Bust of 100 year old Amy Molyneux
2000 5ft bronze memorial statue of Sylvia Jackson
1999 Bas-relief of the Late Kenneth Loveland
1998 The Rt Hon the Lord Crickhowell
1995 Sri HWL Poonja
1994 6ft Buddha statue, Lucknow, India
1993 Statue of Murugan (Shiva) commissioned by Temple Priest, Chidambaram, India (Uncompleted)
1989 Stuart Burrows
1988 Leo Abse — version 1
1987 Billy Connolly
1986 The Late Rt Hon Viscount Tonypandy


Prizes and grants

1992 Residency — Hawkes Bay Polytechnic, New Zealand
1991 Bronze casting in Nepal
1988 Henry Moore Foundation Residency at Berllanderi Sculpture Workshop
1988 Welsh Arts Council Master–class Grant for 12 week study in bronze casting in Nepal
1987 Winner of Livewire Award for Business Enterprises


Press

2011 BBC Escape to the country
2005 International Journal of Surgeons
2004 Devon Today
2004 British Medical Journal
2003 The Sunday Times Colour Supplement
2003 The Times
2001 BBC Spotlight News Feature
2001 Carlton TV News Feature


Teaching

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2007-16 Sculpture for Surgeons, Cambridge & London
2016 MAA Conference, Speaker, Manchester
2015 MAA Conference, Speaker, Exeter
2014 1914FACE2014 Conference, Speaker, Exeter
2007-08 Saltash Community School
2005-06 Sculpture for Surgeons, London
1999-2006 Royal College Surgeons, London
2001 Guest Speaker at Sharpham College, S. Devon.
1995 South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education Fine Art Degree Course and Foundation Course
1988-1995 Portrait Modelling Workshops — Berllanderi Sculpture Workshop
1991 Bronze Casting Workshop, Royal College of Art
1990 Portrait and Casting Course — Margam Sculpture Park, W.Glamorgan
1989 Ceramic workshops Ely Psychiatric Hospital 1988 Adult Education Classes in life drawing
1988 Mould Making and Casting — Berllanderi Workshop
1988 Palmerston Primary school, Barry
1987 Limerick Art School, Eire


Public Collections

WALES NEWS SERVICEMuseum(c) Gareth Gardner

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
University of Wales, Cardiff
Mary Rose Museum. Portsmouth
South Glamorgan County Council
Pontypool Museum, Torfaen
St. David’s Hall, Cardiff.
Theatre Royal Plymouth.


Recent Training

2015 4-Day 3-D Printing Course Plymouth Art College
2007 Society of Portrait Sculptors Master–class with Etienne Millner
2007 Society of Portrait Sculptors Master–class with Brian Taylor

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