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.

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


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