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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

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

  • Work presented by The NY Academy of Art to HM King Charles III, 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 HM King Charles III

  • 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

  • Asheville Made, “Reality is not Static and Other Court Secrets”, March 2023

  • At Home Magazine, “View From the Top”, Winter 2020

  • 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

  • Morris Museum of Art, Immersed in the Seasons, Augusta, GA, 2022

  • 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

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​​Speaking Engagements

  • Gathering of Artisans, Keynote Address, August 2022

  • 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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