Lucas Bowers is an artist and designer who is involved in the WA arts scene on a number of levels. After studying Fine Arts at Curtin University he became a professional graphic designer, starting his own design firm, Madness Media in 2001. He is best known for his work as a partner and designer of successful WA fashion label ericaamerica. The label is a regular fixture at Australian Fashion week and has also shown on the runway during New York Fashion Week. In addition to working with the label Lucas has participated in a number of solo and group exhibitions both here and in the Eastern States. In 2005 Lucas was awarded the Western Australian Citizen of the Year Award in the Syd Donovan category for service to youth arts.