Luke Francis Haseler is a commissioned portrait painter and picture maker based in London, with a growing art direction practice for a range of creative fields.
He is represented by Fine Art Commissions, Specialists in bespoke portrait commissions by Europe's leading portrait artists based in St James's. www.fineartcommissions.com/news.php
He remains passionate about about the importance of presenting work in the flesh and has a history of taking over unused spaces and transforming them into environments for multi-discipline collaboration and exhibition. In 2013 he founded the art collective Vermilion Hook, who went on to curate three independent fine-art exhibitions bridged with performance cabaret and music in Central London; namely the ‘Wine-Dark Sea’, in the basement of infamous Soho tailor Mark Powell and at 26 Greek Street.
Luke was responsible as a part of the collective Vermilion Hook for the design and build of a co-working studio space at the cultural hub Platform Southwark, London
Currently occupying a studio at The Workshop London SE1, where he has built a flexible working studio and continues to paint.
It is here that he also facilitates rehearsal space for actors, theatre makers and dancers. This gives Luke the opportunity to consult on a colourful spectrum of creative projects, providing him with a constant source of inspiration for the future shape of his flourishing practice.
He is currently working on a body of visceral work for exhibition in late 2018