Events

 

20 August 2017

Headshots Talk at Salon 48

Artist Kit Glaisyer and Curator Nina Jesih invite you to a series of informal social events over long Sunday afternoons, following the themes of art, mind & music. A diverse group of invitees will be nourished by food, drink, music and conversation, along with short presentations by special guests from a range of creative and cerebral disciplines. Luke’s talk will centre on the conception of 4 works; The Jim Reeves Shrine Frame, 100 Details from the National GalleryLa Rochefoucauld Holding a Bluebird,  and Derek Balmer’s RWA Portrait.

FREE
Great Pulteney St, Bath

 

20 May – 15 July 2017

Michael Pennie | Sculptures film

An anecdotal film made in conversation with Prof. Michael Pennie and Curator Fiona Cassidy in the build up to his Six Decades, Six Sculptures exhibition. The film will be playing in situ at the gallery to offer some very watchable theoretical underpinning before, during or after your visit.

£4 Entry
Victoria Art Gallery, Bath

 

13 May – 10 June 2017

Michael Pennie | Drawings film

An anecdotal film made in conversation with Prof. Michael Pennie and Curator Fiona Cassidy in the build up to his Drawings of Different Sizes exhibition. The film will be playing in situ at the gallery to offer some very watchable theoretical underpinning before, during or after your visit.

FREE and open to all
Drawing Projects UK, Trowbridge

 

6 May 2017

Variety of works at Interact Art Fair

This art fair seeks to celebrate and showcase artistry in Bristol.

FREE and open to all
Station Kitchen & Courtyard, Bristol BS1 2AG

 

21 – 23 April 2017

Work in Progress at BV Studios

BV’s annual open doors event gives the public access to 38 private artist studios for a whole weekend. Luke’s painting studio is located in M3.

BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA
contact@bvstudios.co.uk
bvstudios.co.uk

 

22 Nov 2016, 7pm

Talk for Bristol University Photographic Society

Luke’s talk will cover his residency at the RWA, Living Legacies at Bristol City Hall and the nature of large-format photography. He’ll also speak about what art’s job might be in the modern world, reappropriation, portraiture, the links between painting and gardening and whether art can help us learn.

FREE and open to all
Lecture Theatre 13, Bristol BS1 1UQ
ubuphotosoc.com

 

26 Sept 2016, 7pm

Talk for Association of Art Historians

AAH has a commitment to bring interesting cutting-edge art-historical research to a wider public community. Luke’s talk will cover his residency at the RWA, Living Legacies at Bristol City Hall and the nature of large-format photography. He’ll also speak about what art’s job might be in the modern world, reappropriation, portraiture, the links between painting and gardening and whether art can help us learn.

FREE and open to all
The White Bear, Bristol BS2 8BS
aah.org.uk

 

22 – 24 July 2016

The Other Art Fair at Arnolfini

The UK’s leading art fair to discover and buy art directly from the very best emerging artistic talent. This is it’s second regional installment at the Arnolfini [shortlisted for the Art Fund prize for Museum of the Year 2016] presenting a variety of handpicked works by 80 contemporary artists chosen by a commitee of art industry experts.

Arnolfini, Bristol BS1 4QA
bristol.theotherartfair.com

 

22 – 24 April 2016

Work in Progress at BV Studios

BV’s annual open doors event gives the public access to 38 private artist studios for a whole weekend. Luke’s painting studio is located in M3.

BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA
contact@bvstudios.co.uk
bvstudios.co.uk

 

October 2014

Living Legacies at Malcolm X Centre

An award winning portraiture exhibition, produced in association with LinkAge in celebration of Bristol’s ethnic minority elders, their lives, cultures and dedication to their community, currently on tour in the UK.

Malcolm X Centre, Bristol BS2 8YH
info@malcolmx.org.uk
0117 955 4497

 

30 May – 1 June 2014

Work in Progress at BV Studios

Open studios provides a leisurely opportunity to enjoy the studio and the artwork of each resident artist at BV. There will be fresh work from both long term residents and artists who have arrived in the intervening months since the last event the previous year.

BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA
contact@bvstudios.co.uk
bvstudios.co.uk

 

10 May – 7 June 2014

Moonshine Photographs at Sidcot Arts Centre

A showcase of 10 selected artists. Painter and collagist Ruth Piper has selected fresh works by new and established artists and curated a show all under one roof.

Sidcot Arts Centre, Somerset BS25 1PD
sidcot.org.uk/arts
01934 845299

 

6 Feb – 26 March 2014

Court Painter Portraits at RWA

Part of the RWA’s set of themed exhibitions exploring the concept of identity and portraiture. The Court Painter photographs are exhibited on the staircase. They act as a link, both physically and conceptually between the upstairs and downstairs galleries.

RWA, Bristol BS8 1PX
0117 973 5129
rwa.org.uk

 

28 Oct – 1 Nov 2013

Living Legacies at City Hall

Part of Bristol City Council’s Black History Month programme of events. Containing 20 life-size portraits, hung at head height, this exhibition was officially opened with opening speeches by The Right Honourable Lord Mayor of Bristol Councillor Faruk Choudhury and Mayor of Bristol George Ferguson.

City Hall, Bristol BS1 5TR
0117 922 2000
bristol.gov.uk

 

25 July – 10 Sept 2013

Projected paintings at Orensanz Foundation

The creative force is unstoppable. It is a force of humaity, of inspiration and dedication. It is universal. this collection of work features a diverse range of mediums, styles, influences and inspirations in one of the most exquisite venues in New York City.

172 Norfolk St, New York 10002
orensanz.org

 

3 July 2013

Living Legacies at MShed Museum

For the first stop on it’s tour, the Living Legacies photographs are on display at M Shed Museum. M Shed is a museum all about Bristol, the building invites you to explore the city through time, its places, its people and their stories.

M Shed, Bristol BS1 4RN
0117 352 6600
mshed.org.uk

 

14 – 16 June 2013

New Work at BV Studios

BV’s annual Open Studios event gives the public a unique opportunity to discover what work the resident artists have been making behind closed doors over the past 12 months in the setting of their personal studio spaces.

BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA
contact@bvstudios.co.uk
bvstudios.co.uk

 

3 – 8 May 2013

Paintings & Photographs at CentreSpace

A celebration of the range of photographic work from indavidual practitioners, commercial image makers and educators past and present, who have all contributed to the foundation degree in professional photography at City of Bristol College.

6 Leonard Lane, Bristol BS1 1EA
0117 929 1234
centrespacegallery.com

 

8 – 13 Dec 2012

Residency at RWA

This residency brings back the idea of the court painter through a series of large-format portrait photographs of Academicians and special guests.

RWA, Bristol BS8 1PX
0117 973 5129
rwa.org.uk

 

July – September 2012

Moonshine Photographs at Rainbow Cafe

Open since the early 1970s the rainbow cafe has been part of Clifton Village life ever since. Stella Harding and her daughter who used to be customers have kept things pretty much as they were, giving it a genuine sense of timelessness.

10 Waterloo St, Bristol BS8 4BT
0117 973 8937

 

31 March – 26 May 2012

Moonshine Photographs at Urban Picnic Gallery

This is a group exhibition showing a range of artwork from nature photography to staged fine art photography and digital art.

51 High Street, Essex CB10 1AR
01799 521030
urbanpicnic.co.uk

 

11 July – 5 Aug 2011

Moonshine Photographs at Lloyd Gill Gallery

This exhibition selected artists who use narratives, folk traditions and folk art sources within their artwork that imply political and cultural concerns.

Lee House, W-S-M BS23 1YE
01934 623449
thelloydgillgallery.com

 

15 April – 15 June 2011

Paintings at Urban Outfitters

A display of 3 paintings, all works in progress.

Cabot Circus, Bristol BS1 3BF
urbanoutfitters.com
0117 929 3221

 

20 Feb – 5 April 2011

Moonshine Photographs at RWA

A traditional salon hang, part of the Bristol Festival of Photography.

RWA, Bristol BS8 1PX
0117 973 5129
rwa.org.uk

 

3 – 29  January 2011

Moonshine Photographs at Tobacco Factory

Curated by Dave Bain, these large-format photographs are constructed scenes influenced by iconic paintings and modern British life. Each one has its own roots, its own beat, is rich in symbolism and could be described as a crime scene with the evidence lying around.

Tobacco Factory, Bristol BS3 1TF
0117 902 0060
tobaccofactory.com

 

4 Sept – 4 Oct 2010

Moonshine Photographs at Bath Spa University

This show was accompanied by a lecture at Weston College and was curated by Camilla Stacey.

Weston College, W-S-M BS23 4QU
weston.ac.uk
01934 411 600

 

16 Jan – 25 Feb 2010

Moonshine Photographs at The Bristol Gallery

Works by a diverse array of contemporary artists from all over Europe will be brought together in a new exhibition entitled To Be Confirmed at The Bristol Gallery as a result of new research on German art by Dr Dorothy Rowe of Bristol University’s Department of History of Art. The show was co-curated by Holly Lopez.

The Bristol Gallery, Bristol BS1 5TY
0117 930 0005
thebristolgallery.com

 

12 Jan – 4 Feb 2010

Moonshine Photographs at Willesden Green Gallery

Curated by Elspeth Ryder, the artwork explores how technology has infiltrated every aspect of contemporary life.

Willesden Green Library, London NW10 2SF
brentartistsresource.org.uk
0208 459 1421

 

19 – 23 May 2009

Moonshine Photographs at The City Gallery

The overwhelming urge in this modern quartet of photographers is to express against the odds, they have the oldest of urges to show what they know and feel. I, for one, am glad of it.”  -Lala Meredith-Vula

City Gallery, Leicester