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CURRENT AND FORTHCOMING

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 ' Paintings by David Lucas ', The Circle, Sheffield
2007 ' Fragments ', 20-21 Visual Arts Centre, North Lincolnshire
2006 ' David Lucas-Paintings', The Calder Gallery, Hebden Bridge
2003 ' New Paintings ', Bloc Space, Sheffield
2002 ' Horizons ', Upfront Gallery, Penrith
2000 ' Stripe ', The Forum Gallery, Sheffield
2000 ' Paintings and Drawings ', 'TONIC' (Arts into Healthcare-Leeds Teaching Hospitals), Wharfedale Hospital, Otley
1997 ' Paintings by David Lucas', Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery
1997 ' Paintings by David Lucas ', The Workstation, CIQ, Sheffield
1996 ' Large-Scale Paintings by David Lucas ', Republic Night-Club and Workstation, CIQ, Sheffield
1993 ' Evolutions ', Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
1993 ' Paintings ', Flaxman Gallery, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent
1992 ' Paintings and Drawings ', Vernon Gallery, Building Design Partnership, Preston
1990 ' Paintings and Drawings ', In the series ' Open Slot ' became Mappin Open Solo Shows, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 ' Kunsthuis Summer Exhibition ', Crayke, North Yorkshire
2017 ' From the box file : Uncovering the Archive ', Bloc Projects, Sheffield
2017 ' Colour Code ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2016 ' To Please A Few ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2015 ' Presents / Presence ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2015 Mixed Show, Bellwood and Wright Fine Art, Lancaster
2014 ' DELICIOUS ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2014 ' The Other Art Fair ', Old Truman Brewery, London
2014 ' CONNECTIONS ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2013 ' 22nd Christmas Exhibition ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2013 ' Creekside Open 2013 ' selected by Paul Noble, A.P.T Gallery, London
2012 ' Revelation ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2012 ' Gallery Artists ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2011 ' Artificial Light ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2011 ' 20th Anniversary Exhibition ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2011 ' Journey ', Topolski Century, London
2011 ' Parallax AF 1 ', La Galleria (Pall Mall), London
2011 ' The First Wigton Open Exhibition ', Market Hall, Wigton
2011 ' Cupola Partnership Agreement ', Sheffield Town Hall, Sheffield
2010 ' Inspired by William Blake ', Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2010 ' Buy Art Fair/Manchester Contemporary '(Stand 166), Spinningfields, Manchester
2006-13 Various shows including ' Evoke ', ArtCo (now Hester Fine Art Ltd), Leeds
2006-16' ICE ', ' Profile ', ' Paint it black ', ' Temptation ', ' 15th Anniversary Exhibition ', regular exhibitor since 1996, Cupola Contemporary Art, Sheffield
2005-06 Various shows, The Calder Gallery, Hebden Bridge
2005 Stand 7, Bloc Space, Glasgow Art Fair, Glasgow
2004 Stand E1, Manchester Art Show, MICC (GMEX), Manchester
2004 Epona Art and Design Gallery, Piece Hall, Halifax
2002 ' Twenty Centimetres Squared ', Bloc Studios Group Show, Bloc Space, Sheffield
2002-03 Archipelago Gallery, Sheffield
2001 ' Cumbrian Landscapes ', Upfront Gallery, Penrith
2000 ' Christmas Exhibition ', Castlegate House, Cockermouth
2000 ' Lake District Summer Music Festival Exhibition ', Organised by Castlegate House Gallery, Saint Martin's College of Art and Design, Ambleside
2000 ' TONIC ' (Arts into Healthcare-Leeds Teaching Hospitals), the Stanley Corridor, Gilbert Scott Building, General Infirmary, Leeds
1999 ' Artworks Group Show ', The Artsmill, Wakefield
1999 ' Artists of Promise ', Will's Art Warehouse, London
1995 ' Ferens Winter Exhibition ', Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull
1994 ' Laing PLC. National Art Competition ', Salford Art Gallery, Manchester
1993 Open Exhibition, Clocktower Gallery, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
1992 ' The Second Tullie House Open Exhibition ', Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery
1989-91 ' Artlink ', Various shows, Stockport Art Gallery, Stockport, Cheshire
1989 ' 90 Days in 89 ', Mixed Media Show-Graves Art Gallery and Painting Show-Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield Arts Festival
1989 ' The Portobello Open Exhibition ', The Tabernacle Centre, London
1988 ' Royal Society of Painters in Watercolours ', Mall Galleries, London
1988 ' Intercity ', an artist led initiative, touring Sheffield (Hadfield's Building and Orchard Square) and Birmingham (Custard Factory)
1988 Hawksworth Art Hire, selected by Mary Sara, Glyde House, Yorkshire and Humberside Arts, Bradford
1987 Coloroll ' Watercolours of the North West ', Ginnel Gallery, Manchester and Bankside Gallery, London
1987 ' Cumbrian Drawing Exhibition ', Tullie House, Carlisle Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
1987 ' C.I.S.W.O.' National Art Competition, The Horseshoe, Blackpool
1987 Group Show, City Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2008 Artists Project, ' Gifted and Talented ', Northcliffe School, Doncaster
2006 Artists Project, ' Gifted and Talented ', Northcliffe School, Doncaster
2004 Artists Project, Westways Primary School, Sheffield
2003-11 ' Open Up Sheffield ', Annual Open Studio Event, Bloc Studios, Blackbrook Barn and Cathedral, Sheffield
2001-03 Artists Project, ' Gifted and Talented ', Limpsfield Junior School, Sheffield
1996 Artist in Residence, Northcliffe School, Doncaster
1995 Visiting Lecturer, Cumbria College of Art and Design, Carlisle
1994 Visiting Lecturer, West Cumbria College, Workington
1994 Restoration of smoke damaged paintings, Whaley Hall, Whaley Bridge
1992 Paper making and monoprint workshops, Limpsfield Junior School, Sheffield
1990 ' Meet the artist ', informal discussion with the public to coincide with the ' Open Slot ' exhibition, Mappin Art Gallery
1989-94 Part-time Lecturer at Norton Centre, Sheffield College, Foundation, Access and BTEC Courses
1989-90 Participated in ' Contemporary Art Auctions ' on Portobello Road, London, organised initially by Crucial Art Gallery then became Griffin Contemporary Art Auctions
1989-2017Self-employed artist
1988 Held several workshops in drawing techniques, ' Intercity ', Sheffield

EDUCATION

1984-87 B.A. Honours Degree in Fine Art (Painting), Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent
1983-84 Foundation Course in Art and Design, Cumbria Institute of the Arts, Carlisle
1976-83 Nelson Thomlinson School, Wigton, Cumbria

AWARDS

2013 Artslant 1st Showcase Winner (Abstract)
2012 Artslant 1st Showcase Winner (Painting)
2011 Artslant 5th Showcase Winner (Painting)
2011 Grants for the Arts, Arts Council Lottery Funded Grant, Arts Council England
2007 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc
2007 Grants for the Arts-Individuals, Arts Council England
2005 Production of New Work(Grants for the Arts), Arts Council England
2005 Exhibit at Glasgow Art Fair(Grants for the Arts), Arts Council England
2004 Individual Artist Award(Grants for the Arts), Arts Council England
1999 Visual Arts & Craft Individual Award Scheme, Yorkshire Arts
1993 Visual Arts Individual Award Scheme, Yorkshire and Humberside Arts
1989 Individual Artists Award Scheme, Yorkshire and Humberside Arts
1989 Princes Youth Business Trust and Community Rural Aid

SELECTED PRESS AND MEDIA

2017 ' Colour matches contour and shape ', Sheffield Telegraph, July 20, (pg-39), Ian Soutar
2017 ' Artists who show their fascination with colour ', Sheffield Telegraph, June 8, (pg-51) Ian Soutar
2016 ' Whole Range of Art for Christmas ', Sheffield Telegraph , December 22. Ian Soutar
2015 ' Will Going Public have an effect? ', Sheffield Telegraph , December 24. (pg-28). Ian Soutar
2014 ' Sheffield artist's Christmas message ', Sheffield Telegraph, December 11. (pg-31). Ian Soutar
2011 ' Cupola Trips the Light Fantastic ', Sheffield Telegraph, October 6. Ian Soutar
2011 ' Lucas goes solo for Circle show ', Sheffield Telegraph, June 9. (pg-34). Ian Soutar
2011 ' Prodigal Artist Returns ', News and Star, May 31. (pg-20). Rosalind Gibb
2007' Opening for art lovers to explore 'and' Open Invitation ', Sheffield Telegraph, May 4 and May 11. (pg-20 and pg-34). Ian Soutar
2007 ' Art Giants ', Northern Exposure, April issue no.24. (pg-30).
2006 ' Evoke ', Yorkshire Post. June 23.
2003 Pick of the week, ' New Paintings ', The Guardian Guide. May 3-9 and May 10-16. (pg-32 and pg-26). Robert Clark
2003 ' Artists opening up ', ' New Paintings at Bloc Space', The Sheffield Telegraph. April 18. (pg-23). Ian Soutar
2002 ' Inspired by classic Cumbrian views '. The Cumberland News. August 2. (section two). Kate Rees
2000 ' Stripe '. Sheffield Telegraph. December 22. (pg-20). Ian Soutar
2000 ' Lucas at the Forum '. Sheffield Star. December 20. (pg-19). John Highfield
2000 Four slots publicising artist activity from 22 Nov, after Calendar evening news, Yorkshire Arts ' YEAR OF THE ARTIST ', Yorkshire Television
1996 ' Force of nature calls '. Sheffield Telegraph. September 17. Ian Soutar
1996 Filmed as part of BBC programmes ' Youth Republic ', Republic Nightclub
1993 ' Dramatic scenes '. Sheffield Telegraph. October 8 (pg-21). Jane Tadman
1993 ' Accent on abstract '. Staffordshire Sentinel. March 27. Bob Bird
1990 ' David Lucas '. The Guardian. May 17. Robert Clark
1990 Interview about the exhibition at Mappin Art Gallery, BBC Radio Sheffield
1990 ' Own show '. The Cumberland News. April 28 .

COLLECTIONS

Sir Bob Kerslake, Rita Britton, Wolfgang Buttress, Whaley Hall, Sheffield University, Oulsnam Design, and many Collections World Wide