Timeline

1964
Born in Pittsburgh, USA
1986
Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA, B.F.A.
Lives and works in Stockertown, PA

Exhibitions

2007
One to the other, Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY, Recent Sculptures Related Paintings (solo)
2005
The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, Scoping the Stack (solo)
2005
The Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC
2005
The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA, Things with Wings
2005
27 Correspondence, Mattres Factory, Pittsburg, PA (solo)
2005
Je ne regrette rien, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy
2004
Challenged Orizons, Gallery 31 North, Glen Gardner, NJ
2004
Germantown Accademy Arts Center, Fort Washington, PA
2004
Painting Project, The Sagamore Hotel, Miami, FL
2004
Painting that Paint Themselves, Kresge Art Museum, East Lansing, Michigan
2004
Things with wings, The Mattress Factory, Pittsburg, PA (solo)
2004
The Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, NC (solo)
2004
Scoping the Stack, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (solo)
2003
Galleria Otto, Bologna, Italy (solo)
2003
Gallery 88, New York, NY
2003
Gallery Artists Group Exibitit, Marcel sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002
Officina America, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna; Museo di San Domenico, Imola; Ex-pescheria, Cesena; Palazzo dell’Arengo, Rimini, Italy (cat.)
2002
Stark Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002
New Works, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2001
Haines Gallery, San Francisco (solo)
2001
Kidspace, MASS MOCA, Massachusetts (solo)
2001
New Prints 2001, International Print Center, New York
2001
Lafayette Faculty Exhibition, Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton
2001
Exploring the interior, Galerie Lucien Durand Le Gaillard Paris, France (solo)
2001
New Works, Galerie Schroeder Köln, Germany (solo)
2001
Marks That Make Themselves, Lafayette College Easton, PA, USA (solo)
2000
Life Cycles, Suoth Eastern Center for Contemporary Arts Winston-Salem, NC
2000
The Use of Evidence, Gorney Bravin + Lee New York, NY, USA
2000
Panza di Biumo Collection, American Academy, Rome, Italy, “Works from the 80’s and 90’s,” March
2000
Galerie Lucien Durand Le Gaillard, Paris, France, Carte blanche à Hélène de Franchis, 30 ans de galerie Studio La Città, Verona, Italy, February- March
1999
Gallery Artists, Gorney Bravin + Lee New York, NY, USA
1999
Morbida Quiete e La Notte, Studio La Città Verona, Italy
1999
Abstract Painting Once removed, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Kansas City, MO, USA
1998
Abstract Painting Once Removed, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX, USA
1998
Bravin Post Lee Gallery New York, NY, USA
1998
Landscape & Memory, Haines Gallery San Francisco, CA, USA
1998
Interior Landscapes from the collection of Cliff Diver, Delaware Art Museum Wilmington, DE, USA
1998
Haines Gallery San Francisco, CA, USA
1998
Studio La Città Verona, Italy
1998
Galerie Schroeder Köln, Germany
1997
Studio La Città Verona, Italy
1997
Haines Gallery San Francisco, CA, USA (solo)
1997
Guerlain Foundation Les Mesnuls, France
1996
Collezione Panza di Biumo, Palazzo delle Albere, Trento
1996
Bravin Post Lee, New York, NY (solo)
1995
Studio la Città, Verona, catalogo con testo di Luigi Meneghelli (solo)
1994
Bravin Post Lee, New York (solo)
1994
Tom Solomon's Garage, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1994
Inner Circle, Tom Solomon's Garage, Los Angeles, CA
1994
Critical Mass, Yale University, New Haven; D.A.R.E., Dallas (1995), a cura di Charles Long
1994
Possible Things, Bardamu Gallery, New York, a cura di Vik Muniz
1994
60 Drawings from Art Hotel, The Drawing Room, Amsterdam
1993
Between, John Post Lee Gallery, New York
1993
Painting as Paradigm, Stark Gallery, New York, NY
1993
John Post Lee Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1993
Studio la Città, Verona, a cura di Anthony Iannacci, catalogo (solo)
1993
Major Medical, City Without Walls, Newark
1993
Hyper-Cathexis, Stux Gallery, New York, NY
1993
Windows and Doors, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
1992
10 Steps, Horodner Romley Gallery, a cura di Saul Ostrow, New York, NY
1992
Collector's Choice, Ruth Vered Gallery, East Hampton, New York, NY
1992
The Hole Is Part of the Sum, Michael Klein Gallery, New York, NY
1992
New Address, Muranushi-Lederman, New York, NY
1992
Galerie Nova, Pontresina (solo)
1992
Thomas Solomon's Garage, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1991
Benefit Show, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
1991
James Hyde, Emil Lukas, Vik Muniz, Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh Casual Ceremony, White Columns, New York, NY
1991
Ornament, John Post Lee Gallery, New York, NY
1991
Small Works, 80 Washington Square East Gallery, New York, NY Works on Paper, Paula Allen Gallery, New York, NY
1991
A Question of Painting, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo
1991
Benefit Show, White Columns, New York, NY
1990
Althea Viafora Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1989
Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh (solo)
1989
Selection 46, Drawing Center, New York, NY
1988
Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh
1988
Pinta Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea, Genova (solo)
1987
Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh (solo)
1987
Pinta Galleria d'Arte Contemporanea, Genova
1987
New Attitudes: Recent Pennsylvania Abstraction, Southern Allegheny Museum, Pittsburgh
1987
Pittsburgh Now: 8 Artists, Three Rivers Arts and Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, a cura di John Caldwell
1986
Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh (solo)
1985
Spring Exhibition, Erie Art Museum

Literature

2002
“White on White”, Italian Vogue March Issue
2001
Karen Gardner, “Emil Lukas, Moment of Process”, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
2000
Ken Johnson, “Emil Lukas: The Use of Evidence”, The New York Times, 16 June
2000
Kim Levin, “Emil Lukas”, Art Review, The Village Voice, 21 June
2000
Silvia Castello, “Sentieri Collezione”, Art Review, October
1999
Luigi Meneghelli, “Esempi di arte intimista”, L’Arena, November 29
1999
Kenneth Baker, “Emil Lukas’ Pull- Apart Art”, San Francisco Chronicle, 27 February
1999
David Bonetti, Gallery Watch, San Francisco Examiner
1998
Luigi Meneghelli, “Scultura come libro aperto”, L’Arena, May 21
1998
Luigi Meneghelli, Flash Art Italia, Estate, n° 211
1998
Mario Bretoni, “Lo spazio-tempo dell’artista-collezionista”, catalogue of the show, Studio la Città, Verona
1998
Dana Friis-Hansen, “Abstract Painting, Once Removed”, catalogue of show, Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, Texas; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City
1997
David Bonetti, “Biological approach to art”, San Francisco Examiner, February 28
1997
Kenneth Baker, Art News, May
1995
Luigi Meneghelli, “Un labirinto di stratificazioni”, L’Arena, April 23
1995
Luigi Meneghelli, Tema Celeste, Summer, n. 52
1995
Stefania Michelato, Flash Art Italia, giugno/luglio, n. 192
1995
Kenneth Baker, “Things Up at Haines”, San Francisco Chronicle, September 16
1995
Luigi Meneghelli, "Emil Lukas", catalogue, Studio la Città, Verona
1994
Angela Choon, "Openings: Art that Springs from New Terrain", Art & Antiques, May
1994
Susan Kandel, "Lukas' Alternative Scenario Playhouse", The L.A. Times, Friday, May 27
1994
Peter Frank, "Picks of the week", Calendar, May
1994
Kim Levin, "Voice choice: Emil Lukas", The Village Voice, December 6
1993
Keith Seward, review, Artforum, May
1993
Kim Levin, “Voice Choice: Emil Lukas”, The Village Voice, February 17
1993
Stella Lohaus, review, Forum International, Spring
1993
Stella Lohaus, review, Titolo, Winter Anthony Iannacci, "Luca Caccioni/Emil Lukas", catalogue, Studio la Città, Verona
1993
Piero Deggiovanni, "Luca Caccioni/Emil Lukas", Tema Celeste, November
1993
Luigi Meneghelli, "Alle sorgenti misteriose dell'arte", L'Arena, Monday, October 11
1993
Enzo Santese, “Luca Caccioni/Emil Lukas”, Titolo, Winter
1992
Roberta Smith, "Casual Ceremony", The New York Times, January 3
1992
"Skulpturen und Arbeiten auf Papier", Engadiner-Post, March
1992
Gisela Kuoni, "Emil Lukas, die Entstehung einer Ausstellung", Sundneu Zeitung, March
1992
Susan Kandel, "Unravelling a Mystery at Thomas Solomon's Garage", The L.A. Times, June 25
1992
Gretchen Faust, review of "Casual Ceremony", Arts Magazine, March
1992
"Fabulierende Vielschiehtigkeit Auusstellungen", Bundner Galerien, March
1992
Phyllis Braff, "7 Artists with Bright Futures", The New York Times, September
1988
Viana Conti, "Emil Lukas", catalogue, Galleria Pinta, Genova