Luke Sciberras – Paintings

1975 Sydney, NSW Australia
1995-97 Painting Major,  National Art School, Sydney
1995-98 Studio Assistant
Solo Exhibitions
2019 Belle lle, with Euan Macleod, King Street Gallery on William, NSW
Rose into view, King Street Gallery on William
2018 Belle lle, [with Euan Macleod] Manly Regional Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney
Escarpment, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2017 Out There, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2016 West of the Darling, Works on Paper, King Street Gallery on William
About Place: Scott Livesey Galleries
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 From My Travels, Olsen Irwin Gallery
On Country Scott, Livesey Galleries
2013 Tu-Whit! Tu-Whoo! Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
Tu-Whit! Tu-Whoo! Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2012 Signs of Life, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
Road Show (with Guy Maestri), Tim Olsen Gallery
2011 Highways and Other Recipes Tim Olsen Gallery
2010 Under a High Desert Wind, James Makin Gallery
2009 More Than the Desert Reveals, Tim Olsen Gallery
Fugues and Furrows, Moree Regional Gallery, NSW
2008 Flipside, Tim Olsen Gallery
Plum Blossom Time, James Makin Gallery
2007 Persimmon Season, Tim Olsen Gallery
Windswept and Picked Clean, James Makin Gallery
2005 A Painter’s Progress, Bathurst Regional Gallery
Art Sydney05, Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney
Dogdays and Deluges, Tim Olsen Gallery
Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
Windswept and Picked Clean, Port Jackson Press, Melbourne
2003 Luke Sciberras & Tristan Lanceley, Tim Olsen Gallery
2002 Monaro Country, Ben Grady Gallery, Canberra
2001 Back up the Monkey, Tim Olsen Gallery
2000 An Uncertain Something, Tim Olsen Gallery
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, Sydney
Rivers on the brink, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
2018 National Art: Part One, National Art School Gallery, Sydney
Jamberoo Mountain Road, Shoalhaven Regional Art Gallery, Nowra, 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
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 The 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 The 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
The Tattersalls Landscape Art Prize, Tattersalls 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
The Kedumba Drawing Award, Wentworth Falls
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
2019 Dombkins, Margaux, Kimberley coast artist and every brilliant thing, Eastside Radio Arts Monday 89.7fm, Mar 11
Hill End artist Luke Sciberras has new exhibition, Rose into view, Western Advocate,  Mar 21
Valentine, James, Afternoons with James Valentine, ABC Radio, Mar 18
Arts Hub,
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
Wilson, Ashleigh, ‘Sketches from the frontline’, The Australian p15 March 29th
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