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About the Artist

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Raised in Blue Lake, California, Luke Forsyth (b. 1982) is an artist living and working in Los Angeles, California. Drawing inspiration from the everyday, Luke crafts introspective and imaginary landscapes and still lifes that project the familiar into the surreal. Luke’s use of flat matte color gives his work a cut-out feeling, collapsing dimensional space into patterned adornment, further distancing the viewer from a recognizable sense of place.

From the Journal

From the Journal

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  • Meet
  • Luke Forsyth
  • Painter Luke Forsyth shares his influences, notes on process, and thoughts on the enduring presence of chairs in his work.
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  • At Uprise
  • 7 books that inspire artists
  • We turned to 7 Uprise Art artists to share the books that are currently inspiring them - from classic art books to introspective novels.
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  • Inside the Studio
  • Visit with Luke Forsyth
  • Luke Forsyth shares his recent series and catches us up on how switching between mediums and scale figures into his practice.