11 December 2019
Research Seminar

Luke will present his paper ‘Curating Research’ as part of the Lunchtime Seminar Series within the School of Education.

Open to university staff and students – Newton Park, Bath Spa University

17 July 2019
Bath Spa Research Festival

A showcase and celebration of research excellence across the university, the Bath Spa Research Festival aims to increase awareness of current research activities, inspire and build future collaborations and explore how the university can continue to respond to global challenges facing the world today. Luke will present his paper ‘Curating Research’ alongside other academics across a variety of disciplines.

Invitation only – Newton Park, Bath Spa University

9 July 2019
Education Research Conference

Luke will present his paper ‘Curating Research’ in the Methodology section of the conference alongside leading academics in the field of Education.

Invitation only – Newton Park, Bath Spa University

12 – 14 April 2019
Work in Progress at BV Studios

BV’s annual open doors event gives the public access to private artist studios for a whole weekend.

FREE – BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA

15 January 2019
Remembering Michael Pennie at ArtBar

The first Artbar of 2019 will be tinged with sadness as we remember and celebrate the life and work of Michael Pennie (1936-2019) by watching the short films made by Fiona Cassidy and Luke Mitchell, and sharing memories of this delightful man.

FREE – The Raven, Bath

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 Gallery, La 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 – 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 – 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.

FREE – BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA

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 – Lecture Theatre 13, Bristol BS1 1UQ

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 – The White Bear, Bristol BS2 8BS

22 – 24 July 2016
The Other Art Fair at Arnolfini

This is it’s second regional instalment 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 committee of art industry experts.

Ticketed – Arnolfini, Bristol BS1 4QA

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.

FREE – BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA

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.

FREE – Malcolm X Centre, Bristol BS2 8YH

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.

FREE – BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA

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

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

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

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

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

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.

FREE – BV Studios, Bristol BS3 4EA

3 – 8 May 2013
Paintings & Photographs at CentreSpace

A celebration of the range of photographic work from individual 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

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

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

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

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

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

20 Feb – 5 April 2011
Moonshine Photographs at RWA

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

RWA, Bristol BS8 1PX

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

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

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

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

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