Luke Sciberras – Paintings


1975 Sydney, NSW Australia


1995-97 Painting Major,  National Art School, Sydney
1995-98 Studio Assistant

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Belle Île, with Euan Macleod, King Street Gallery on William, NSW
Rose into view, King Street Gallery on William, NSW
2018 Belle Île, [with Euan Macleod] Manly Regional Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney
Escarpment Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne Vic
2017 Out There King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2016 West of the Darling, Works on Paper, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
About Place: Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2015 Flying Goose Hill with Elisabeth Cummings, Nock Art Foundation, Hong Kong
Human Condition Olsen Irwin Gallery, Sydney
Human Condition Port Macquarie Regional Gallery
2014 On Country Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne

From My Travels Olsen Irwin Gallery, Sydney

2013 Tu-Whit! Tu-Whoo! Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Tu-Whit! Tu-Whoo! 
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
2012 Signs of Life James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
Road Show
(with Guy Maestri) Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2011 Highways and Other Recipes Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2010 Under a High Desert Wind James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2009 More Than the Desert Reveals Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Fugues and Furrows,
Moree Regional Gallery, NSW
2008 Flipside Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Plum Blossom Time, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2007 Persimmon Season Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Windswept and Picked Clean, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2006 When the Sun Comes Out Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Art Sydney06, Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney
Plucked and Gutted, Port Jackson Press, Melbourne
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
2005 A Painter’s Progress Bathurst Regional Gallery, Bathurst, NSW
Dogdays and Deluges, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
Windswept and Picked Clean, Port Jackson Press, Melbourne
Art Sydney05, Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney
2003 Luke Sciberras & Tristan Lanceley Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2002 Monaro Country Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
2001 Back up the Monkey Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2000 An Uncertain Something Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Brett Whiteley Scholarship Exhibition, Surry Hills
Kings School Art Prize, Parramatta
Meet 2×2, Tim Olsen Gallery
1999 Solo Exhibition at ABC Centre, Ultimo, Sydney
Brett Whiteley Scholarship Exhibition, Surry Hills

Group exhibitions [selected]

2019 Inside/outside, King Street Gallery on William, NSW
2018 National Art: Part One, National Art School Gallery, Sydney
Jamberoo Mountain Road, Shoalhaven Regional Art Gallery, Cowra, NSW
Centenary of Armistice 1918 – 2018 Australian Parliament House Gallery, ACT
Salient, Contemporary artists at the Western Front, New England Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre, Bank Art Museum, Moree, Tweed Regional Gallery, Anzac Memorial Gallery, Hyde Park, Sydney
Interiors Orange Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Tremains Mill Artists of the Central West, Bathurst
100 Years on King Street gallery on William, Sydney
The Art of friendship Gallery Lane Cove and Creative Studios, Sydney NSW
2017 The Hill End Table Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Hadley’s Art Prize Hadley’s Orient Hotel, Hobart, TAS
Kedumba Drawing Award Orange Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Seven Decades: Hill End Penrith Regional Art Gallery & the Lewers Bequest, Penrith, NSW
Nine Lives – A Cat’s Tale Heiser Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
2016 Wynne Prize Art Gallery NSW, Sydney
Paint My Place Coffs Harbour Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Animals, Gallery 81, Sydney
Phantom Exhibition Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Qld
2015 Wynne Prize Art Gallery NSW, Sydney
Your Friend the Enemy, Gallipoli Exhibitions S H Ervin gallery Sydney, Drill Hall Gallery, ANU Canberra, Goulburn Regional Gallery and Bathurst Regional Gallery
Tattersalls Landscape Art Prize Brisbane
The Art of Shakespeare Sydney Opera House, Commissioned by Bell Shakespeare
Outback Art Prize Broken Hill Regional Gallery, Broken Hill

This is the End… with Guy Maestri and Ben Quilty Bathurst Regional Gallery

2014 Blow Ins Broken Hill Regional Gallery
2012 Australia Day Exhibition Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2006 Melbourne Art Fair Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne Kedumba Drawing Prize
2005 Melbourne Art Fair Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
2000 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Surry Hills Kings School Art Prize, Parramatta
1999 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship Surry Hills


Alberts Music


Bathurst Regional Gallery

Broken Hill Regional Gallery

Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

Macquarie Bank, Sydney

Neil Balnaves Collection

Orange Regional Gallery

Parliament House Collection Canberra

Pat Corrigan Collection

Port Macquarie Regional Gallery

Sydney Williams Collection

The Union Club, Sydney


Selected Bibliography

2018 National Art, Part One Catalogue Page 100-101
Allen, Christopher : A reunion of the old school, The Weekend Australian, P 10 – 11
Egan, Melanie: Fields of War and Peace, The Readers Digest, November p111 – 114
Hunter, Catherine: The lost Impressionist, John Peter Russell, ABC TV Belle-Île Documentary
The Good Weekend ‘Different strokes, Oct 27 P48 – 49
Bell, Cresswell, A. A Painted Landscape, Across Australia from Bush to Coast Thames & Hudson, p182 – 187
Manera, Brad, ‘Fields of Sacrafice’, Australian Financial Review, Weekend Fin, p39 March 23 – 25
ABC The Mix, ABC TV,  NAS Exhibition
Lea, Robyn: Bohemian Living, Thames & Hudson
The Design Files, An artists bohemian Abode, 24th Sept 2018
Fortescue, Elizabeth, ‘Belle of Australian art’, Daily Telegraph, Going Out, July 12, p45
Fuller, Nicholas, ‘NERAM’s art-icles of war ‘Armidale Express March 23
Arundale, Vanessa, ‘Artists painting with disbelief’, Armidale Express, March 23rd
‘The Art of Friendship’, Exhibition catalogue, Gallery Lane Cove, P32
Wilson, Ashleigh, ‘Sketches from the frontline’, The Australian p15 March 29th
2017 Pearce, Barry, ‘Out There’, Catalogue Essay, King Street Gallery
Pearce, Barry, ‘Destination Unknown’, The Australian Mar, 17
Hadleys Art Prize Exhibition Catalogue, Hadleys Orient Hotel p45
Alvarez, L, ‘Hill End Table, Art food fire’, Brandl & Schlesinger p 8&9 18&19
Russo Naomi,  ‘Art of Gold’, Australian Geographic Magazine
2016 ‘The Creative Country’, Country Style Magazine, Art Issue, March
Margo, Jill,  ‘How heart flu changed the way Luke Sciberras paints’ Australian Financial  Magazine page 1 – 9 August
Cummings Elisabeth, Catalogue Essay ‘About Place ‘p1
Rosenlund, Kara, ‘Shelter,’ How Australians Live, Penguin Random House Group, pp6 – 25
Sciberras, L. ‘On Country’ Artist Profile Magazine, Issue 37 p128 – 131
2015 Fortescue, Elizabeth ‘Going Bush’, Artist Profile, Issue 31, 28 July (Cover Story)
McDonald, John,  ‘Flying Goose Hill’, catalogue essay, Nock Art Foundation, Hong Kong
 Rosenlund, K, ‘Shelter’, Murdoch BooksMcDonald
‘Your Friend the Enemy, Gallipoli’, Artist Profile, Special edition In Style Magazine, Art House Article, November
‘Human Condition’, Catalogue essay ,Port Macquarie Regional Gallery and Olsen Irwin Gallery
2013 Moorhouse, Frank,  (Catalogue essay) Tu-Whit! Tu-Whoo!, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
2012 Robba, Leo, ‘Australia Day: The Nation in Landscape’, Sydney Morning Herald Australia Day edition – front cover and feature
Fulton, A, Painters Renew Brush with Bush, Sydney Morning Herald, July 10
2011 Meacham, Steve, ‘A Brush with Greatness’, Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum, 20 August
Albert, J, ‘Art Throbs’, Harper’s Bazaar, May
2010 Buchanan, Tanya, ‘The Luxe Factor’, Belle Magazine, June/July
2008 ‘The Artist’s Lunch’, Sarah Rhodes and Alice McCormick, Murdoch Books
Lopez, A. Boxoffice-Art, Sydney Magazine Sep
2007 Studio: ‘Australian Painters on the Nature of Creativity’, John McDonald and Ian Lloyd
Lopez, A. ‘Masters and Apprentices’, Sydney Magazine
2006 Huxley, J. ‘Places of the Heart’, Sydney Morning Herald, December
2005 Westwood, S. ‘Cool Hand Luke’, Vogue Australia, August
McDonald, John, Exhibition Review, SMH Spectrum
2003 Fortescue, Elizabeth, ‘Cool and Handy Luke’, The Daily Telegraph, July
2002 Hynes, Victoria, ‘Seasonal Work’, Sydney Morning Herald, August
2001 Hynes, Victoria, ‘Critic’s Picks’, The Metro, SMH, August
2000 Brennan, B, ‘Living Art’, Vogue Living, July