2015 finalists / Luke Hart

  • Luke Hart / Semi-Floating Structure, 2014, Painted Steel, Tension Cable, Counterweights

  • Luke Hart / Woven Universal Joint: For Yekaterinburg, 2014, Painted Steel, Tractor Cardan Joints

  • Luke Hart / Fractal Weave Structure I, 2013, Bonded Polyurethane Rubber, Steel, Tension Cable

Hart’s practise is concerned with the construction and siting of experimental structures. These are enabled by his design of new unconventional methods to make large scale, heavy, steel structures.

Hart graduated from the Pratt Institute in New York in 2007 and completed his MA at the Royal College of Art London in 2013. A visiting artist at Yorkshire Sculpture Park throughout 2014, he had exhibited extensively across the UK and also Canada, the USA, and Europe. 


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Curriculum Vitae


2013 | Royal College of Art, London, UK. Master of Arts, Sculpture

2007 | Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, USA. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, with honours


2014 | Proving Ground: Prototyping, Solo Show, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, UK

2014 | Decisive Action, National Centre for Contemporary Art, Yekaterinburg, RU

2014 | ‘The London Project Goes North, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, UK

2013 | Joinery, Solo Show, Tim Sheward Projects, London, UK

2013| The London Project , Gerson Zevi, London, UK

2013 | Peripherie Im Zentrum, QuadrART Dornbirn, Dornbirn, AT

2012 | YES: Young English Sculptors, Fundaziun Not Vital, Ardez, CH

2012 | Fabricators, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK

2011 | The Sculpture House, SEE Studio, London, UK

2011 | How To Carve Totem Poles, Arcadia Missa, London, UK

2010 | 18@108: Naked, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK

2009 | Annual Bursary Exhibition, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK

2009 | CAFKA.09:Veracity, Biennial, Kitchener, Ontario, CA

2007 | Summer Invitational Exhibition, Pratt Institute: Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2005 | The Brooklyn Art Collective Presents Food Chain, Built NYC, New York, New York, USA

Awards and Residencies

2014 | Visiting Artist, throughout 2014, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Yorkshire, UK

2010 | Bursary+ Award, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK

2009 | Bursary Award, Royal British Society of Sculptors, London, UK

2008 | June Resident, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, USA

2007 | Pratt BFA Sculpture Residency Award Fellowship

2007 | International Sculpture Center Award Nomination

2006-7 | Barrett Endowment Scholarship

2003-7 | Presidential Merit Scholarship

Film Screenings, Publications and Production

2014 | Fractal Weave Structure I: a film by Daniel Gower, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

2014 | Fractal Weave Structure I: a film by Daniel Gower, Genesis Cinema, Are You Sitting Down: Sculpture in/as Moving Image, London, UK

2014 | Semi-Floating Sculpture, By Patrick Langley, The White Review, September 2014 Issue, Online Edition

2013 | Rubber Shelves by Luke Hart for the Sculpture House

2011 | Artifice and Function: A conversation between Luke Hart and Alma Zevi, Art Licks Magazine, Issue 5

2011 | Artist Feature, How to Sleep Faster : Arcadia_Missa Journal Issue 1, Spring 2011, Arcadia_Missa