Marco Luccio is an award-winning artist whose work is represented in over 40 public and corporate collections nationally and internationally, Including seven New York museums and institutions such as New York Public Library and the museum of the City of new York as well as the national Gallery of Australia, The State Library of Victoria and many others.As a professional full time artist Luccio has held 45 major solo exhibitions , Including two solo shows in New York , Exhibited in over 150 group,curated and award shows and recieved several commissions.Luccios work has been short listed for many major awards including twice for both the Dobell Prize for Drawing and the Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing.
In addition , Luccio has completed artist residencies and study travels in New York , Paris and Italy. He has given many guest lectures throughout Australia and overseas, Including the Art Students League of New York and the Printmaking Centre of New Jersey. He has taught drawing , painting and printmaking at various institutions including classes at the national Gallery of Victoria.
Luccios work is represented in many publications including on the front cover and 8 pages within the award-winning book . “The Art of being Melbourne ” 2012, as well as in “Piranesi’s Grandest Tour” 2014. In 2013 Luccio collaborated with award-winning author John Hughes to create the book, ” The Garden of Sorrows” which features 60 of Luccio’s etchings. Snuff Puppets are creating a theatrical performance of the Garden of Sorrows.
A feature documentary on Marco Luccio’s work by Zoo Patrol is currently in production and he will exhibit again in New York in 2017.