Luke Sciberras – Paintings


1975 Sydney, NSW Australia

Studies & Employment

1995-97 Painting Major,  National Art School, Sydney
1995-98 Studio Assistant to several major Australian artists

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Belle-Île, Manly Regional Art Gallery & Museum, Sydney
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

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Jamberoo, Shoalhaven Regional Art Gallery, NSW
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
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 Art Prize (Finalist)
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, MelbourneKedumba Drawing Prize (Finalist)
2005 Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne
2000 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship (Finalist), Surry Hills Kings School Art Prize (Finalist), Parramatta
1999 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship (Finalist), 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 Manera, Brad: FIELDS OF SACRIFICE, Australian Financial Review, Weekend Fin Pag 39 March 23 – 25
Fuller, Nicholas: NERAM’s art-icles of war Armidale Express March 23
Arundale, Vanessa: Artists painting with disbelief, Armidale Express, March 23rd
Wilson, Ashleigh: Sketches from the frontline, The Australian Page 15 March 29th
2017 Pearce, B : Out There, Catalogue Essay King Street Gallery
Alvarez, L: Hill End Table, Art food fire, Brandl & Schlesinger P 8&9 18&19
Russo N: Art of Gold , Australian Geographic Magazine p
2016 Country Style Magazine, Art Issue, March
Margo, Jill: AFR Magazine page 1 – 9 August
Cummings Elisabeth : Catalogue Essay ‘About Place ‘p1
Rosenlund, Kara, ‘Shelter,’ How Australians Live, Penguin Random House Group, pp6 – 25
2015 Fortescue, E. ‘Going Bush,’ Artist Profile, Issue 31, 28 July (Cover Story)
McDonald, J. Flying Goose Hill, catalogue essay, Nock Art Foundation, Hong Kong
 Rosenlund, K. Shelter, Murdoch BooksMcDonald
 Your Friend the Enemy, Gallipoli, Artist Profile, Special editionIn Style Magazine, Art House Article, November
 Human Condition, Catalogue,Port Macquarie Regional Gallery and Olsen Irwin Gallery
2013 F, Moorhouse. (Catalogue essay) Tu-Whit! Tu-Whoo!, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
2012 Robba, L. 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, S. A Brush with Greatness, Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum, 20 August
Albert, J, Art Throbs, Harper’s Bazaar, May
2010 Buchanan, T, 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, J. Exhibition Review, SMH Spectrum
2003 Fortescue, E. Cool and Handy Luke, The Daily Telegraph, July
2002 Hynes, V. Seasonal Work, Sydney Morning Herald, August
2001 Hynes, V. Critic’s Picks, The Metro, SMH, August
2000 Brennan, B. Living Art, Vogue Living, July