Luke Shepherd RCA (Cire Perdue)

Member of Devon Guild of Craftsmen 
Member of South West Sculptors Association 
Westcountry Potters Association

Education

1971-1978

Stanwell Comprehensive School, Penarth

1980-1983

South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education: Fine art degree course

1979-1990

South Glamorgan Institute of Higher Education: Foundation course

1984-1985

Royal College of Art, London: Diploma Apprenticeship in Lost Wax Bronze Casting.

Group Exhibitions

2018

Devon Guild of Craftsmen Summer Exhibition

2018

Devon Guild of Craftsmen Showcase

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

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

2004

Buckland Abbey, Devon

2004

Delamore House, 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
Luke & Satya Shepherd

Commissions of note

2018

Robin Ling OBE

2016

Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE

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

2004

Buckland Abbey, Devon

2004

Delamore House, Devon

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 & 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

2010

Carlton TV News Feature

Teaching

2007-19

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

1988-95

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

#1

National Museum of Wales, Cardiff

#2

National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

#3

University of Wales, Cardiff

#4

Mary Rose Museum. Portsmouth

#5

South Glamorgan County Council

#6

Pontypool Museum, Torfaen

#7

St. David’s Hall, Cardiff.

#8

Theatre Royal Plymouth.

Recent Further 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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