Spring 2014

Writing on Water: a solo show of new paintings and work on paper from Vermont.

London: 10 – 28 March | Adam Gallery, 67 Mortimer Street, London W1W 7SE

Bath: 31 March – 16 April | Adam Gallery, 13 John Street, Bath BA1 2JL

October 2013: The Water Diaries

The Water Diaries 2000-2013: a survey exhibition of work on paper by Luke Elwes

Young Gallery | Salisbury UK.  28 September to 26 October 2013

Vermont spring 2013

International residency grant to study at the Vermont Studio Center, the largest international artists’ and writers’ Residency Program in the United States.

Work from the US series is available to view through the Adam Gallery (UK)

Winter 2012: Cross country

A project that explores the common ground in recent work by Luke Elwes, Andrew Vass and Kate Palmer.

Broadbent Gallery London, 29th November to 15 December 2012

Autumn 2012: Threadneedle Prize

‘Nimbus’ has been shortlisted for the Threadneedle Prize for Painting

It will be shown at the Mall Galleries, London SW1, from 26 September to 13 October 2012

Solo shows 2012

‘Celestial Confetti’: works on paper.

North House Gallery | Essex UK. 1 September – 29 September 2012

‘Constellation’: new paintings & drawings.

Adam Gallery | London & Bath. 18 September – 12 October 2012

Abstract Critical

Luke Elwes: Writer in residence at  2011onwards

Articles on contemporary drawing, art collecting and artists, including Robert Motherwell, Cecily Brown, Agnes Martin, Tess Jaray, Julie Mehretu, Phyllida Barlow and Tomma Abts.

Summer 2011:Royal Academy

Refuge has been included in the curated display by Tess Jaray RA

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition (until 15 August 2011)

June 2011: Artists Eye

‘Artist Eye’ talk at The National Gallery, London:

Luke Elwes on Turner’s ‘Evening Star’ and his own work.  Friday 10 June, 6.30pm

May 2010: Critics Choice

Browse & Darby | London.

Curated by Andrew Lambirth:

Paintings by Craigie Aitchison, Luke Elwes, Roger Hilton, Ken Kiff, Alex Lowery, Euan Uglow & others.

March 2011: Silent Kingdom

Solo exhibition of new paintings & work on paper. Catalogue with essay by Andrew Lambirth

Adam Gallery | 24 Cork Street, London W1. 1st – 21st March 2011

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28 April – 20 June 2010: Another Country

Estorick Collection, London.

London Painters in dialogue with Modern Italian Art: Tony Bevan, Arturo Di Stefano, Luke Elwes, Timothy Hyman, Andrzej Jackowski, Merlin James, Glenys Johnson, Alex Lowery, Lino Mannocci, Thomas Newbolt.

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