This full-day workshop gives an introduction to the “Refractive Pool” exhibition and the work of Luke Skiffington. Exploring the ‘Window’ as a common subject in the history of painting, Luke will talk about modern and contemporary artists accompanied by examples of their work. During the workshop you will get a chance to try different techniques and produce your own painting.
Luke Skiffington (b.1977) graduated BA Fine Art Goldsmiths College, London in 2000 and completed an MA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art in 2004. Recent exhibitions include INTERFACE (solo), The Stone Space, London, 2021, ‘Yellow Archangel-Perceiving Anomalies’, General Practice, Lincoln, BEEP Painting Biennial 2020, Elysium Gallery, Swansea, Wales, ‘I’ll Be Your Mirror’, 2020-21, 5 Bold Place, Liverpool and ’Blue Screen’, The GlassTank, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford 2019. Previous exhibitions include ‘Manuscript-Letter Home,' China Academy of Art Museum, Hangzhou, China 2017, ‘Artist Of The Day 2016’, Flowers, London, ‘Blueprint’, InterviewRoom 11, Edinburgh, 2015 and ‘The Unassuming Eye’, Sobering Galerie, Paris, 2014. He has undertaken residencies at La Napoule Art Foundation, Chateau La Napoule, France 2005 and CAMAC, Marnay-sur-seine, France in 2006. He lives and works in Liverpool.