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RESUME Born in 1944 Dave Lucas grew up in Bellevue, Washington. Dave's mother was a nationally known author publishing several novels in the 1930's along with a number of short stories Just out of high school Dave became a professional musician. In 1963, Dave's band, "The Avengers", toured with several nationally known groups including Merile Rush and "The Rivingtons". Dave graduated from Central Washington State College in 1967 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology. Dave's interest in art later led to a second degree, a Bachelor of Arts Degree, in art, in 1971 from Western Washington State University. Soon after graduating Dave opened his own art gallery, "Gallery West", in 1973, in the historic district of Bellingham known as "Old Fairhaven". Dave became interested in ceramics while in college and taught pottery for a number of years at Gallery West. Dave's long time love of photography led to the marketing of his images at Gallery West in Bellingham, WA as well as a number of other galleries. AWARDS AND HONORS 2014 Group Show, Scott-Milo Gallery, Anacortes, WA
2013 Invitation to Show, "Wings Over Water Festival", Semiahamoo, WA
2013 Feature Page, Adventures NW Magazine
2012 Group show, Scott-Milo Gallery, Anacortes, WA
2012 Purchase, David W. Hearst Collection
2012 Invitation to the "28tth Annual Marine Art Exhibition" Kirsten Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 Invitation to exhibit, The Guilded Gallery, Stanwood, WA
2012 Cover photo, Blaine & Birch Bay Washington Map
2012 Ist place winner, cash award, U.S. National Parks image, Fan Art Review
2012 Featured images "Waterside" magazine, Whatcom County
2012 Honorable Mention , "Bicycle Images" Boulder Arts Center, Boulder, Colorado
2011 Honorable Mention, LaGrange National Biennial XXVII Art Competition
2011 Best of Class "Essence of Bellingham Photography Contest" , Bellingham, WA
2011 Honorable Mentions, "Essence of Bellingham Photography Contest" , Bellingham, WA
2011 Image selected for Allied Art of Bellingham traveling show to Whatcom county buildings
2011 Selected image, Zuanich Boathouse photography exhibit, Bellingham, WA
2010 National Georgraphic Magazine image submission "The Protectors"