Education

  • MFA, Painting (cum laude), The Grad. School of Figurative Art of the NY Academy of Art, May 1997

  • BFA, Painting, Indiana University – Bloomington, December 1994

  • University of Georgia Overseas Summer Program in Cortona, Italy, Summer 1994

Honors

Luke Allsbrook served as official "Tour Artist" for HRH The Prince of Wales on his state visit to the United States in 2005. Allsbrook traveled with Prince Charles for five days during the west coast stage his visit, documenting the trip through sketching and painting.

  • Green Hill Center for NC Art, 2008 Collector’s Choice Artist Award, December 2008

  • Work presented by The NY Academy of Art to HRH the Prince of Wales, 2002

  • Balsam Mountain Preserve Artist Residency, Balsam, NC, 2008, 2009, 2013

  • The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, 2002

  • Prince of Wales Institute and N.Y.A.A. Plein-Air Painting Prize, Normandy, France, May 2000

  • Posey Foundation Scholarship two time winner, 1995 and 1996

  • Jan Antonides Memorial Award, Am. Artists Prof. League Grand Natl. Exbtn, New York, NY, Nov 1998

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​​Special Collections

  • Collection of His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales

  • Morris Museum of Art

  • The US Department of State

  • Forbes Collection

  • Mercedes Benz

  • Duke University Divinity School

  • Perkins School of Theology, SMU

  • Southern Company

  • Public Art Collection of Michigan State University

  • The North Carolina Arboretum

  • The Medical College of Georgia Cancer Center

  • 3M

  • MAG Mutual

  • Morris Communications Co.

  • University of North Carolina (Asheville)

Bibliography

  • Artist’s Magazine, “Drawing Truth From Nature”, Feature Article and cover, March 2020

  • At Home, 15th anniversary issue, “Luxurious Functionality”, Fall 2018

  • The Guide, “Karen Zimmerman- Multi faceted Artist”, November 29, 2017

  • Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbably Life, Sally Bedell Smith, 2017

  • Asheville Citizen Times, “Celebrate The French Broad River”, October 12, 2015

  • Art Galleries and Artists of the South, Volume 10, Issue 3, 2014

  • The Mountaineer, “Junaluskans Feature Local Artist Luke Allsbrook”, September 13, 2013

  • The Mountaineer, “Exhibit Highlights Landscape Scenes”, March 4, 2011

  • The Guide, Mountaineer, “Capturing Haywood County: Artist paints ...”, March 2-8, 2011

  • The Mountaineer, “Reflected Light exhibition highlights local landscape” February 11th, 2011

  • The Laurel of Asheville, “Cover Artist: Luke Allsbrook, Painter”, October 2010

  • The Augusta Chronicle, “Artwork Captures Spirit of Cancer Center’s Mission”, February 29, 2010

  • Southern Living, Carolina Living section, “Through the Eyes of an Artist”, January, 2008

  • The Asheville Citizen Times, Asheville, NC, “Portfolio: Luke Allsbrook”, August 3rd, 2008

  • The Laurel of Asheville, “The NC Arboretum: Oil Paintings by Luke Allsbrook”, August 2008

  • The Guide, a publication of The Mountaineer, Waynesville, NC, July 9, 2008

  • The Transylvania Times, “Allsbrook Paints N.C. Landscapes”, Brevard, NC, May 22nd, 2008

  • The Clayton News Star, “Allsbrook Highlights CVA Workshops”, Clayton, NC, February 13th, 2008

  • The Clayton News- Star, “Part Exhibit, Part Homecoming”, Clayton, NC, October 11, 2006

  • The Clayton News-Star, “Artist Brings Artwork in Salute of Clayton Roots”, Clayton, NC, Sept. 20, 2006

  • Metro Spirit, Augusta, GA, “Art and Nature”, July 27, 2006

  • Asheville Citizen Times, Haywood County News, “Artist’s Corner”, Asheville, NC, July 27, 2006

  • Smoky Mountain News, “Scenes of Redemption”, Waynesville, NC, June 7, 2006

  • The News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, November 20, 2005

  • Metro Spirit, Augusta, GA, “Luke Allsbrook on why it’s Important to Draw Bones” February 2005

  • Carolina Arts, Charlotte, NC October Issue 2004

  • American Artist Magazine, July 2000

Solo Exhibitions

  • Mason Fine Art, New Paintings, Atlanta, GA, November, 2020

  • Sift Gallery, Mcmillan Pazdan Smith, Greenville, SC, Luke Allsbrook Paintings, October 2018

  • Hampton III Gallery, “A Sense of Place”, Taylors, SC, June, 2018

  • Mason Fine Art and Events, “Woods Walk”, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA October 2017

  • Outside the Box Fine Art, “New Paintings”, Augusta, GA, November, 2016

  • Mason Fine Art, “Luke Allsbrook- New Paintings”, Atlanta, GA, November 2015

  • Mason Murer, “Place Transfigured”, Atlanta, GA, November 8th- December 31st, 2013

  • Caelum Gallery, “Momentary Radiance”, New York, New York, March- April 2013

  • Mason Murer, “Bare Trees, Bright Water”, Atlanta, GA, November, 2012

  • Haywood County Arts Council, Gallery 86, “Reflected Light”, Waynesville, NC, April, 2011

  • Mason Murer, “Reflected Light: New Paintings by Luke Allsbrook”, Atlanta, GA, Nov-Dec, 2010

  • Mason Murer, “Selected Works”, Atlanta GA, April, 2010

  • Caelum Gallery, “Our Precious Land, Visions of a Blue Ridge Farm”, New York, NY, March 2009

  • The Crescent Gallery, “Our Precious Land: Visions of a Carolina Farm”, Spartanburg, SC, Feb 2009

  • The North Carolina Arboretum, “Our Precious Land: Visions and Scenes of NC”, Asheville, NC, 2008

  • Mary Pauline Gallery, “The Four Loves”, Augusta, GA, January 2008

  • Caelum Gallery, “The Four Loves”, New York, NY, June, 2007

  • Clayton City Center, “Roots and Branches”, Clayton, NC, October, 2006

  • Mary Pauline Gallery, Augusta, GA, August, 2006

  • Haywood Arts Council Gallery 86, Waynesville, NC, May, 2006

  • Mary Pauline Gallery, Augusta, GA, January 2005

  • Shain Gallery, “Beyond Time and Place”, Charlotte, NC, October 2004

  • Caelum Gallery, “Recent Works”, New York, NY, February 2004

  • Caelum Gallery, “Vacation”, New York, NY, March 2003

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • “Home” Exhibition, Blue Spiral 1. Asheville, NC, July, 2019

  • “Animation Re-imagined”, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA, April, 2018

  • 3 Person Exhibition, Shain Gallery, Charltte, NC, May 2017

  • “Select Works”, Blue Spiral 1, Asheville, NC, March, 2017

  • “Of Time and River”, River Link Fundraising Event, Asheville, NC, October, 2015

  • Mobile Museum of Art, “The New Landscape”, Mobile, Alabama, June 5- October- 11, 2015

  • Blue Spiral 1, “New Works”, Asheville, NC, January, 2015

  • “Edward Rice/Luke Allsbrook: Teacher/Student”, Hampton III Gallery, Greenville, SC, December, 2014

  • Green Hill Center for NC Art, “Collector’s Choice 2012”, Greensboro, NC, December, 2012

  • The Galleries, Cabarrus County Arts Council, “High Five”, August-September, 2012

  • Blue Spiral 1, “Atmosphere”, Four person show, Asheville, NC, August-September 2012

  • The Galleries, Cabarrus County Arts Council, “Location, Location, Location”, Concord, NC, June 2011

  • Mason Murer, “Realism: A Juried Show”, Atlanta, GA, May 2011

  • Blue Spiral 1, “Milestones: Blue Ridge Parkway”, Asheville, NC, Fall, 2010

  • Mary Pauline Projects, “An exhibition for Mercedes Benz”, Augusta, GA, “Master’s Week”, 2010

  • Blue Spiral 1, “New X 3”, Asheville, NC, February- March 2010

  • Mary Pauline Projects, Paintings by Edward Rice and Luke Allsbrook, Augusta, GA, April 2009

  • Green Hill Center for NC Art Winter Show, Greensboro, NC, December 2008

  • Loretta Goodwin Gallery, Birmingham, Alabama, October 2008

  • The Crescent Gallery, opening exhibition, Spartanburg, SC, September 2008

  • The Gallery at Mahogany House, opening exhibition, Waynesville, NC, September 2008

  • UNC- Asheville Tucker Cooke Gallery, "Faculty Exhibit", Asheville, NC, September 2007

  • Hodges-Taylor Gallery, Caroline Building, Two-person show, “Summertime”, July, 2007, Charlotte, NC

  • Haywood Arts Council Gallery 86, “Impressions of the Figure”, Waynesville, NC, November, 2006

  • Caelum Gallery, “Three Artists in Three Media”, New York, NY, March 2005

  • Caelum Gallery. New York, NY, International Group Exhibitions, 2003, 2004

  • Robert Kidd Gallery, group exhibitions, Birmingham, MI, October 2000, February 2004, February, 2007

  • Shain Gallery, group exhibitions, Charlotte, NC, 2003, 2004

  • Mary Anderson Gallery, St. Simon’s Island, GA, group exhibitions, 2003, 2004

  • Sotheby’s, “Take Home A Nude” Auction and Exhibition, 2002, 2003

  • Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI, Natural Vistas II: An invitational landscape exhibition, July 2002

  • The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY, The 37th Annual Juried Exhibition, Oct, 2001

  • Forbes Chateau, Balleroy, Exhibition for the Prince of Wales, Balleroy, France, September 2000

  • Exhibition “NOW,” Juried by Julie Heffernan, New York Academy, New York, NY, January 2000

  • Allied Artists National Exhibition, National Arts Club, New York, NY, November 1999

  • American Artist Professional League Grand National Exhibition, New York, NY, November 1998

  • Ben Shahn Gallery, William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ, October 1997, 1998, 1999

  • “Beyond Appropriation” Juried by Phillip Pearlstein, NYAA, NY, NY, Fall 1998

  • Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Young Talent Exhibition (three man show), Augusta, GA, March 1995

​​Speaking Engagements

  • Guest Lecturer, SMU Perkins school of Theology, April, 2020

  • “Nativity”, Duke University Divinity School, 2017

  • “4 Loves, 4 Steeples”, Edward Rice and Luke Allsbrook, Grace Church, Greenville, SC, December, 2014

  • Waynesville Rotary Club Guest Lecturer, Waynesville, NC, Fall, 2014

  • Guest Lecturer for the Junaluskans, Waynesville, NC, September 17, 2013,

  • Haywood Christian Academy, Arts Symposium Opening Statement, May, 2012

  • IAM, Friday Arts Project, Bird and Key, “Beneath the Surface, Forum on Beauty”, Rock Hill, SC Jan. 2012

  • Haywood Christian Academy, Lecture on the Four Loves, Waynesville, NC, February, 2009

  • Balsam Mountain Preserve, Guest Artist Lecture, Balsam, North Carolina, February, 2009

  • Lake Junaluska Assembly, Plein Air Painting Workshop Guest Lecturer, Waynesville, NC, April 2008

  • Balsam Mountain Preserve, Guest Artist Lecturer, Balsam, North Carolina, June 2008

  • Haywood Christian Academy, Guest Lecturer, Waynesville, NC, November, 2008

  • Western Carolina University, Visiting Artist Guest Lecturer, Cullowhee, NC, February, 2007

  • Waynesville Rotary Club Guest Lecturer, Waynesville, NC, January, 2007

  • Balsam Mountain Preserve, Guest Artist Lecturer, Balsam, NC, June 2007

  • Waynesville Sunrise Rotary Club Guest Lecturer, Waynesville, NC, November, 2006

  • Clayton Visual Arts, "Religion and Art" Guest Lecturer, Clayton, NC, October, 2006

  • Haywood County Arts Council, Painting Demonstration, Waynesville, NC, May, 2006

  • Nassau County Fine Arts League, Painting Demonstration, Long Island, NY, February, 2003

Gallery Affiliation

  • Blue Spiral Gallery, Asheville, NC

  • Mason Murer, Atlanta, GA

  • Hampton III Gallery, Greenville, SC

  • Shain Gallery, Charlotte, NC

  • Caelum Gallery, New York City, NY

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Luke Allsbrook, Contemporary Realistic Artist, Plein-Air Landscape Painter, Southern Naturalistic Painter