Luciano is a Melbourne based arts educator and multidisciplinary artist. 

Luciano lives and works on the lands of the Boonwurrung people of the Kulin nation and acknowledges them as the Traditional Owners of the land, paying respects to their Elders, past and present.

 

Inspired by his childhood experiences growing up as a first-generation child of a migrant family, his artistic practice explores aspects of human nature, the differing experiences of living and the effects of sites of inquiry on identity and community.

 

Luciano has a deep interest in the embedded history of found, recycled and passed down materials. He seeks to intertwine the stories, symbolism, and memories of these items into new forms, building on the layers of existing materiality.

Luciano is currently developing the community arts project "Queer-ways" in collaboration with Georgia Keats and partnership with the Australian and Lesbian and Gay Archive.

 

Luciano is available for collaborations and commissions.

 
Education Background
Completed
Institution
Qualification

2019

University of Melbourne

Masters of Teaching (Secondary)

  • First class honours

  • Methods of Visual Art and Design

2017

Swinburne University of Technology

Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)

  • Specialisation in Photography

  • Completion of mentorship with Clemenger BBDO (2015)

  • New Colombo Plan recipient (2015)

  • Hong Kong (2015)  Branding Cities Study Tour

Selected Exhibition History
Year
Location
Exhibition

2021

Group Exhibition: Small Works Art Prize (forthcoming)

2019

studioFive UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education, Melbourne, Victoria

Group Exhibition: TAP - SPACETIME

Brunswick Street Gallery

2018

studioFive UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education, Melbourne, Victoria

Group Exhibition: Child+Adult Art Response Project - INSIDE|OUTSIDE

2018

studioFive UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education, Melbourne, Victoria

Group Exhibition: TAPFringe - Community: Becoming with

2020

Group Exhibition: A4 Art Australia 2020

Herring Island Gallery, Richmond, Victoria

2020

Group Exhibition: PAPER

Geelong Art Space, Geelong, Victoria

2020

Group Exhibition: Global Covid19 Quilt

Web Exhibition

Grants
Year
Publication
Article
Academic Articles

2020

Coleman, K., Hudson, AL., & Wells, J. Ways of being and doing art in SPACE

2020

Solo Exhibition: (forthcoming)

Heritage Hill Gallery, Dandenong, Victoria

Global Consciousness through the Arts: A Passport for Students and Teachers Edition 2

Year
Funding Body
Purpose

2021

City of Melbourne

2021 Annual Art Grants (forthcoming)

Professional Experience
Year
Institution
Purpose

2020

Craft Victoria

Residencies
Year
Location
Purpose

Jan, 2021

July, 2019

Testing Grounds

Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne

Testing Grounds Creative Development Program (forthcoming)

HEPP Project - Youth Arts Workshop

May, 2020

City of Greater Dandenong

Remote Artist in Residency (rAiR)

Links to media I have featured in can be found in my Library

 
 

2020

Sidney Myer Fund and Myer Foundation

National Assistance Program for the Arts