Black & Blue

18/04/2020 - 09/05/2020

Luke Sciberras
Banksias (Portsea)


oil on board

120.00 x 120.00 cm


Black & Blue


Born 1975, Sydney
Lives and works in NSW


1995 – 98 Regular Studio Assistant to Aida Tomescu, John Peart, Ann Thomson, Guy Warren, Martin Sharp, Garry Shead, Su zanne Archer, Elisabeth Cummings and Greg Weight
1995 – 97 Fine Arts, National Art School


2020 Black & Blue, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2019 Belle-Ile, with Euan Macleod, King Street Gallery on William, NSW
2019 Rose into view, King Street Gallery on William, NSW
2018-19 Salient; Contemporary Artists at the Western Front, touring: 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.
2018 Escarpment, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2018 Belle-île, Manly Regional Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney (upcoming)
2017 Out There, King Street Gallery, Sydney
2016 About Place, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2016 West of the Darling, (works on paper), King Street Gallery, Sydney
2015 Human Condition, Olsen Irwin and Port Macquarie Regional Gallery
2014 On Country, Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
2014 From My Travels, Olsen Irwin, Sydney
2013 Tu Whit! Tu-Whoo!, Olsen Irwin, Sydney
2013 Tu Whit! Tu-Whoo!, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery
2012 Signs of Life, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
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
2009 Fugues and Furrows, Moree Regional Gallery, NSW
2008 Flipside - New Work, Tim Olsen Gallery Sydney
2008 Plum Blossom Time, James Makin Gallery Melbourne
2007 Persimmon Season, Tim Olsen Gallery Sydney
2006 Plucked and Gutted, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne ‘Annual Collectors
2006 Art Sydney06, Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney
2006 Luke Sciberras - Works on Paper’ Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2005 Windswept and Picked Clean, Port Jackson Press Gallery, Melbourne
2003 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
2000 Meet 2 x 2, Tim Olsen Gallery
1999 Solo Exhibition at ABC Centre, Ultimo, Sydney


2019 Inside/Outside, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2019 Rivers on the brink, SH Erin Gallery, Sydney
2018 National Art: Part One, National Art School Gallery, Sydney
2018 Centenary of Armistice 1918-2018, Australian Parliament House Gallery, ACT
2018 All We Can't See', Adelaide Convention Centre, SA
2018 Jamberoo, Shoalhaven Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2018 Salient, Contemporary Artists at the Western Front, New England Regional Art Gallery, Armidale NSW and also touring throughout NSW to Bathurst Regional Art Gallery; Muswellbrook Regional Arts Centre; Bank Art Museum, Moree; Tweed Regional Gallery; Anzac Memorial Gallery, Sydney.
2018 Interiors, Orange Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2017 The Hill End Table, Art Food Fire, Bathurst Regional Gallery, Bathurst
2017 Hadley's Art Prize, Hadley's Orient Hotel, Hobart, TAS
2017 Kedumba Drawing Award, Orange Regional Art Gallery, NSW
2017 Seven Decade: Hill End, Penrith Regional Art Gallery, The Lewers Bequest, Penrith, NSW
2017 Nine Lives - A Cat's Tale, Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
2016 Paint my Place, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
2016 Phantom Exhibition, Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, QLD
2015 Your Friend the Enemy, SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney; Drill Hall Gallery, ANU Canberra; Goulburn Regional Gallery and Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW
2015 The Art of Shakespeare, Sydney Opera House, Commissioned by Bell Shakespeare
2015 Flying Goose Hill, with Elizabeth Cummings, Nock Art Foundation, Hong Kong
2015 This Is the End... with Guy Maestri and Ben Quilty, Bathurst Regional Gallery
2014 Blow Ins, Broken Hill Gallery
2012 Road Show (with Guy Maestri), Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney
2012 Australia Day, Sydney Morning Herald Exhibition
2009 Winter Collection, Annual Collector's Exhibition, James Makin Gallery Melbourne
2008 Winter Collection, Annual Collector's Exhibition', James Makin Gallery Melbourne
2007 Natura Morte – Group Show, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2006 Exhibition’, Group Show, James Makin Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Winter Collection, Group Show, Port Jackson Press Gallery, Melbourne
2005 Art Sydney05, Royal Hall of Industries, Sydney
2003 Luke Sciberras & Tristan Lanceley, Tim Olsen Gallery, Sydney


2016 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW (Finalist)
2015 Wynne Prize, Art Gallery NSW (Finalist)
2015 The Tattersall's Landscape Art PRize, Tattersall's Club Brisbane
2015 Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Gallery, Broken Hill, NSW
2000 Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship, Surry Hills (Finalist)
2000 Kings School Art Prize, Parramatta (Finalist)
2007 Mt Buller Art Prize and Exhibition – Awarded $5,000 Painting Prize
2015 Wynne Prize, AGNSW (Finalist)
2015 Tattersalls Art Prize (Finalist)
2015 Outback Art Prize, Broken Hill Regional Gallery


2006 Painting trip to Torres Strait with John Olsen, Garry Shead and Tim Storrier
1999 - 2002 Regular travels to central Western NSW ie. Bathurst, Hill End, Millthorpe, and Orange
1997 - 1998 Extensive travels across France and Italy


Robba, L. Australia Day: The Nation in Landscape, Sydney Morning Herald Australia
Day edition - front cover and feature, 2012
Fulton, A. Painters Renew Brush with Bush, Sydney Morning Herald, July 10, 2012
Meacham, S. A Brush with Greatness, Sydney Morning Herald Spectrum August 20
Albert, J. Art Throbs, Harpers Bazaar May 2011
Buchanan, T. The Luxe Factor, Belle Magazine June/July, 2010
The Artist’s Lunch, Sarah Rhodes and Alice McCormick, Murdoch Books, 2008


Parliament House Collection, Canberra
Macquarie Bank, Sydney
Port Macquarie Regional Gallery
Broken Hill Regional Gallery
Orange Regional Gallery
Bathurst Regional Gallery
Pat Corrigan Collection
Neil Balnaves Collection
Sydney Williams Collection
Alberts Music
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
The Union Club, Sydney




By Appointment
Tuesday - Friday
11:00AM - 5:30PM
11:00AM - 4:00PM


Scott Livesey Galleries
610 High Street, Prahran
Victoria, Australia, 3181
+613 9824 7770