Luke Gray



Current Residence:

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


1982            B.A. in Fine Arts and Literature, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.
1979            Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Me.
1978            Rhode Island School of Design, Summer Session, Providence, R.I.

Solo Exhibitions:

2009            “Deep Skins”, Gary Snyder Project Space, NYC, NY.
2002            “Luke Gray: SyncMasters and GestureGlyphs”, Gary Snyder Fine Art, NYC, NY.
2001            Hunter Gallery at The William H. Drury and Richard Grosvenor Center for the Arts, Newport, R.I.
2000            Addison-Ripley Fine Art, Washington D.C.
1999            David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, Mi.
1998            Snyder Fine Art, NYC, NY
1997            Addison-Ripley Fine Art, Washington D.C.
1996            Snyder Fine Art, NYC, NY
                    Galerie Ludwig, Krefeld, Germany
                    Thomas Erben Gallery, NYC, NY.
1993            PNYK Gallery, Kent, CT
1982            Houston Hall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.

Group Exhibitions:

2008            “?Abstraction”, Gary Snyder Project Space, NYC, NY.
2006            “Art Lovers”, Alva Gallery, New London, CT
2004            "Gray: Selected Paintings by Luke Gray and Cleve Gray", Tremaine Gallery, Lakeville, CT
                    “Contemporary New York” (curated by Nabil Nahas), J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, FL
2003            “Art Meets Charity”, Benefit for Hamburg Leuchtfeuer, Levantehaus, Hamburg, Germany
                    “OnLine”, Feigen Contemporary, NYC, NY
2002            “Legacies”, Alva Gallery, New London, CT
                    “500 Works on Paper”, Gary Snyder Fine Art, NYC, NY
                    Gallery Group Exhibition”, David Klein Gallery, Birmingham, MI
2000            “Drawings and Photographs”, Matthew Marks Gallery, NYC, NY
                    "Dorke Poelz and Luke Gray: Ort-Place", Carmen Oberst Kunstraum, Hamburg, Germany
                    "Photographic Postcards", Museum fu?r Kommunikation, Hamburg, Germany
                    Six Great Families", PNYK Gallery, Kent, CT
1999            "Morir Sonando", 76 Varick, NYC, NY
                    "Cleve Gray and Luke Gray: Paintings", PNYK Gallery, Kent, CT
1998            "100", Holland Tunnel Art Projects, Brooklyn, NY
                    "Der Fliegende Robert", collaboration with Dorke Poelz, Kunstlerhaus Moorfleet, Hamburg, Germany
                    "Three: Alex de Fluvia, Luke Gray, Pablo Rey", Holland Tunnel Art Projects, Brooklyn, NY
1997            "A New Naturalism", Snyder Fine Art, NYC, NY
                    "In the Garden Room: Just the Way You Like It", Archibald Arts, NYC, NY
                    "Unresolved: Drawings and Paintings According to... Chakaia Booker, Keith Duncan, Luke Gray",
                              Archibald Arts, NYC, NY
                    "Pentiment Academy Guest Professors 1997", Hamburg Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe,
                    "Gramercy International" (with Snyder Fine Art), NYC, NY
                    "Art Frankfurt" (with Galerie Ludwig)
1996            "Art Cologne" (with Galerie Ludwig)
                    "Kunst '96 Zurich" (with Galerie Ludwig)
                    "Affinities", Snyder Fine Art, NYC, NY
                    "Gallery Artists", Thomas Erben Gallery, NYC, NY
                    "Art Exchange Show" (with Thomas Erben Gallery), NYC, NY
                    "Benefit Show", Art Moving Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1993            "New Work, New York", Hotchkiss Gallery, Lakeville, CT
1992            "Vibology", White Columns, NYC, NY
1991            "Premio Internazionale Fiar" (NYC entry curated by Dan Cameron), Museum of Science and
                              Technology, Milan, Italy. Traveled to Rome, Paris, London, Los Angeles, New York, 1991-1993.
1990            "In the Black", PNYK Gallery, Kent, CT
1989            "Guillaume Bijl, Luke Gray, Robert Hamon, Karen Kilimnik", Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NYC, NY
                    "Group Show", Bachelier-Kardonsky Gallery, Kent, CT
1988            "Layers of Meaning", Tower Gallery, NYC, NY
1985            "25 Artists, 1 Camera", PNYK Gallery, Kent, CT
1982            "Philadelphia Invitational Painting Exhibition", The Southern Alleghennies Museum of Art,
                               Alleghenny, PA
                    "Group Show", The Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA
                    "Group Show", Portico Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


350 West 51st. St., NYC, NY commissioned by Rossrock LLC in collaboration with Philip Babb Architect to paint mural
      “Traveler” in building’s lobby. Project completed July, 2002
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Princeton, N.J., commissioned to paint 30 ft. long mural entitled “Universal
      Health” for new corporate headquarters. Project completed July, 2001.
1500 Broadway at Times Square, NYC, NY commissioned by Intertech to paint ceiling mural, "TransMission 1998"
      in building's lobby. Project completed February 1998.

Teaching and Guest Lectures:

1999            Guest Lecturer, St. George’s School, Newport, RI
1997            Guest Professor, Pentiment International Academy, Hamburg, Germany
                    Guest Lecturer, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

Artist’s Books:

"NeoGenesis", 1995, 662 Driggs Editions, Brooklyn, NY
"Alien Space Invaders' Book of Days", 1994, Black Dog Editions, NYC
"Recent Observations", 1993, Black Dog Editions, NYC
"Invisible Culture", 1993, Black Dog Editions, NYC
"Musee Picasso", 1992, Black Dog Editions, NYC
All books distributed by Printed Matter at DIA, NY


Chapman, Frances (Artburger), Waterfront Week, 1996-97, various.
Diehl, Carol, Art In America, November 1998, "Luke Gray at Snyder Fine Art", review.
Janis, Stefan, The Litchfield County Times, April 16 1993, "Warren-Born Artist's Work at Kent Gallery".
Johnson, Ken, The New York Times, May 22 1998, review of Snyder show.
Johnson, Ken, The New York Times, June 13, 2003, review of “Online” at Feigen Contemporary.
Kino, Carol, Time Out, August 1997, "Unresolved", review of show at Archibald Arts.
Kino, Carol, Art News, April 1997, "Luke Gray at Snyder", review.
Kenny, Kay, Cover, July 1997, "Organizing Non-Hierarchal Space: Color is Key in Luke Gray's Transitional Gestures".
Maine, Stephen, The New York Sun, July 2008, “A Delicious Paradox”, review of ?Abstraction at Gary Snyder
      Project Space.
Protzman, Ferdinand, The Washington Post, January 2000, “Luke Gray at Addison-Ripley”, review.
Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, August 2 1996, "Across the Generations, Side by Side", review of "Affinities"
      show at Snyder Fine Art.
Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, January 8th, 2002, “Frank Stella Pops Up All Over”, mention of exhibition at Gary Snyder Fine Art in relation to concept of “complexity”.
Vogel, Carol, The New York Times, March 6 1998, "The Spirit of the Square", Inside Art Column about "TransMission 1998", Times Square mural commission.
Von Buchholtz, Annegret, Westdeutsche Zeitung, September 12 1996, "Brushstrokes and the Self-Organization of
      Chaos", review of Galerie Ludwig show.


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