Luke Elwes (b.1961, London) studied at Bristol University (1980 - 83), Camberwell Art School (1983 - 85) and Birkbeck, London University (postgraduate research 2005 - 07). Elwes also a writes about contemporary painters for journals including Modern Painters, Royal Academy Magazine and Abstractcritical.com , and has helped organize exhibitions in public collections, including Kettles Yard Cambridge and the Estorick Collection London.
Recent solo shows include Adam Gallery, London, Broadbent Gallery, London, Salisbury Art Gallery, Minories Colchester, North House Gallery, Essex and Galerie Vieille du Temple, Paris. Group exhibitions include 'Mapping' at Bury Art Gallery, Manchester,2007 and 'Gli Amici Pittori di Londra', Galleria Ceribelli, Bergamo, Italy, 2007. In 2010 he participated in the survey show 'Another Country' at the Estorick Collection, London. In 2014 he was awarded a grant to study at the Vermont Studio Center and in 2015 will be resident artist at the Albers Foundation, Connecticut.
CV & Education
2014 - Adam Gallery, London. Minories, Colchester. 2013 - Young Gallery, Salisbury. 2012 - North House Gallery, Essex. 2012 - Constellation, Adam Gallery, London. 2011 - Silent Kingdom, Adam Gallery, London. 2009 - Luke Elwes, Peintures recentes, Galerie Marceau Bastille, Paris. 2009 - Secret Water, Broadbent, London. 2007 - Refugia, Art First, London 2005 - Flowing Ground, Broadbent, London. 2004 - Compass, Art First, London, New York. 2002 - Osea Paintings, Art First, London, New York. 2000 - Sanctuary, Art First and Galerie Vieille Du Temple, London and Paris. 1998 - Pilgrim, Art First, London. 1993 - Paintings, Gallerie Vielle Du Temple, Paris
2015 - Vital Signs, Clifford Chance, London. 2010 - Another Country, Estorick Collection, London. 2008 - Genius Loci, Galleria Ceribelli, Bergamo, Italy. 2007 - Gli Amici Pittori di Londra, Galleria Ceribelli, Bergamo, Italy. 2007 - Mapping, Bury Art Gallery, Manchester. 2006 - Translations, Art First, London
Resident Artist, Mount Kailash expedition Tibet (1998), Kathmandu Art Centre (2008), Vermont Studio Center USA (2013), Josef Albers Foundation USA (2015)