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Luke Painter
Associate Professor, chair of Integrated Media
Faculty of Art, Graduate Studies

Area(s) of Expertise

Drawing, Animation, Printmaking


Luke Painter is an artist working in Toronto. Recent exhibitions of his work include: Modern Wand at Cambridge Galleries (solo 2017), The Teasers and the Tormentors at Galerie Clark in Montreal (solo 2016), Ways of Something at the Whitney Museum of American Art (group 2016) and Five Years of Contemporary Canadian Drawing at the Sudbury Art Gallery (group 2016). Luke has been recently nominated in 2018 for the K.M. Hunter Mid-Career Artist Award through the Ontario Arts Council.  He has received grants from Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council and has been reviewed by Canadian Art, Border Crossings, The Globe and Mail and was included in Carte Blanche Vol 2 – Painting, a national survey of Canadian painters. Luke is an Associate Professor at OCAD University in Toronto.


MFA, Concordia University Diploma, Ontario College of Art and Design