Fiona Clucas

Fiona Clucas

FIONA CLUCAS was born into a creative family where her artistic temperament was influenced by her mother’s discipline as a potter and painter. Her love of animals inspired portraiture in pastel, and the countryside came to influence her landscape drawings and paintings. From a young age she knew she wanted to go to Art College, and she attained her BA in Fine Arts (Painting) from Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology in 1985. Fiona has lived in Cumbria since 1994. A member of The Lake Artists Society since 2006, she was elected into full membership of the Society of Wildlife Artists in 2013.

EDUCATION

1982-85 Gloucestershire College of Fine Art B.A.Hons. Fine Art. 1981-82 Leicester Polytechnic Foundation Course Art and Design.

MAJOR COMMISSIONS

2010-2011 Large garden inspired canvasses for Beetham Nurseries, Milnthorpe, Cumbria.2005 Collection of nine graphites for T.T. International, London. 1994 Shakespeare`s London Installation, Shakespeare Show, Barbican, London. 1990 Venice Carnival Installation, The Art Machine, Mcllellan Galleries, Glasgow.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012 Shared Earth Exhibition Witherslack Cumbria. 2010 Brantwood, Coniston, Cumbria. 2009 Tolquhon Gallery, Tarves, Aberdeenshire. 2007 Finestra Gallery, Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria. 2002 Launch of the Pinfold Gallery, Bowness, Cumbria.2000-01 Warehouse Gallery, Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, Cumbria.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016,07 N.E.W.A Gordale, Cheshire 2016,05 Art On The Wing ,R.S.P.B Scotland,Ayr 2016-04 Lake Artists Society Summer Show,Grasmere,Cumbria 2016-05 Witherslack Group Of Artists and Makers,Witherslack,Cumbria 2015-11.08,04 S.W.L.A. Mall Galleries,London 2015.12-09 Morningside Gallery,Edinburgh 2015-12 Birdscapes Gallery,Holt ,Norfolk 2015,14,11,09 Lake Artists Society Winter Shoe,Rheged,Penrith 2014,13 David Shepherd Wildlife Artist Of The Year,Mall Galleries,London 2013,12,10 Cambridge Contemporary Art Gallery 2012,09,06,04 Cumbria Open,Upfront Gallery,Penrith 2012-01 Maiden Bridge Art Gallery,Tatham,Lancashire 2011,08,06 Redbarn Gallery,Melkinthorpe,Cumbria 2011 “ Birch Tree “ International Exhibition,Timousara,Rumania 2010,08 Tolquhon Gallery,Tarves,Aberdeenshire 2007 New Grafton Gallery Summer Show,London 2005 “Making Waves” Nature In Art,Gloucestershire 2004 Radhusset Museum,Ornskoldsvik,Sweden 2004 S.W.L.A Malvern Theatre Gallery 2002-2000 M.A.F.A Bury City Art Gallery,Lancashire.

AWARDS

2016 British Wildlife Award, N.E.W.A, Gordale Cheshire 2012 PJC Drawing Award,S.W.L.A.Mall Galleries,London 2011 Birdscape Gallery Award S.W.L.A. Mall Galleries London. 2007 Cumbria Open Upfront Gallery, Penrith. 3rd and People's Prize. 2006 N.E.W.A. Highly Commended. 2006 Cumbria Open Upfront Gallery, Penrith. 2nd Prize. 2003 Maiden Bridge Gallery, Annual Art Award. 2001 Manchester Academy of Fine Arts, People's Prize. 2000 Northern Arts Award.

PUBLICATIONS

Homeground - A Collection Of Poetry By Brian Fereday Sand Walker by Cedric Robinson,Great Northern Press Acrylic Secrets by Gill Barron,Quatro publishing.

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