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DEBRA LUCCIO

STUDIES
2002 Diploma of Visual Art - Fine Art Photography, NMIT, Epping
1998 Diploma of Visual Art - Illustration, NMIT, Preston
1990 Bachelor of Behavioural Science, La Trobe University, Bundoora

COLLECTIONS - NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL
The New York Public Library, New York City, USA
Tiffany Mills Company, New York City, USA
Charles Sturt University Art Collection, Wagga, NSW
Tweed River Art Gallery, Murwillumbah, NSW
St Vincent’s Art Collection, Melbourne VIC
State Library of Victoria, Melbourne VIC
Private collections nationally and internationally, including New Zealand, Paris, London, Italy & New York
Monash University, Melbourne VIC

AWARDS
2009 Winner - CPM National Print Awards, Tweed River Art Gallery NSW
2009 People’s Choice Award - Banyule Works on Paper, Ivanhoe VIC
2004 Great Nude Award - Nowa Nowa Nudes, Nowa Nowa VIC 
2002 Winner - Photo Resource Fine Art Photography Award - NMIT Graduation Awards VIC
2002 Winner - NMIT Casa d’Abruzzo Club Scholarship Prize VIC
1997 Barry Robinson Memorial Award - W.A.S.A Melbourne VIC
1985 Winner - Tatura Art Show, Tatura VIC 
1984 Highly Commended - Tatura Art Show, Tatura VIC

SOLO EXHIBITIONS - NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL
2017 Shakespeare: Master of Meter, Gallery 314, RIchmond
2016 The Sleeping Beauty: Monotypes of The Australian Ballet, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC
2016 Dancing with Degas, LWOO, Port Jackson Press, Fitzroy VIC
2014 Black Swan White Swan: Monotypes of The Australian Ballet, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC
2013 The Dancing Line, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland NSW
2013 The Dancing Line: Drypoints and Etchings of The Australian Ballet, James Makin Gallery, Collingwood VIC
2012 Images of The Australian Ballet, Rex-Livingston, Surry Hills NSW
2012 The Dancing Line: Drypoints and Etchings of The Australian Ballet, Port Jackson Press, Fitzroy VIC
2012 Images of The Australian Ballet, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC
2010 Images of Queensland Ballet, Queensland Performing Arts Centre, QLD
2010 Images of Dance, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC
2010 Images of Dance, Australian Consulate General, New York NY
2010 Dancing in Light, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong VIC
2009 The Dream & the Dance, Steps Gallery Carlton VIC
2009 Selected Work, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC
2008 The Figure & the Dance, Impressions on Paper Gallery, Canberra ACT   
2007 New York Figures: Dancers and Life Models of New York City, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC
2006 Monotypes of the Female Nude, Colville Street Art Gallery, Hobart TAS
2006 Light & Shade: Images of the Body, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC
2004 Open Studio Exhibition, Martin Studio, Eltham VIC
2003 Strength & Sensitivity, Martin Studio, Eltham VIC
2003 Strength & Sensitivity, Zetta Florence, Fitzroy VIC

CURATED EXHIBITIONS - NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL
2017 Two Cities in Print: Artists Navigate Portland & Melbourne, Portland Bay Press VIC
 Curators: Dianna Gold & Carmel Wallace
2016 Two Cities in Print: Artists Navigate Warrnambool and Melbourne, Warrnambool Art Gallery VIC
 Curators: Dianna Gold & Carmel Wallace
2015 New York Society of Etchers 15th Anniversary Exhibition, International Print Center New York
 Curator: NYSE Director, Kirsten Flaherty
2015 The Piano has been drinking (not me), Maitland Regional Gallery, Maitland NSW
 Curator: Joe Eisenberg
2015 37 48’S Artists Navigate Melbourne, Sofitel, Melbourne; Sao Paulo, Brazil
 Curators: Dianna Gold & Carmel Wallace
2014 37 48’S Artists Navigate Melbourne, National Arts Club, Grammercy Park NYC US
 Curators: Dianna Gold & Carmel Wallace
2012 - 2014 In(Two)Art Tour, Curator: Joe Eisenberg
 SH Ervin Gallery Sydney NSW 2012; Orange Regional Gallery NSW 2012;
 Goulburn Regional Art Gallery NSW 2013; Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery VIC 2013;
 Pine Rivers Art Gallery QLD 2013; Wollongong City Gallery NSW 2013;
 Dalby Regional Gallery QLD 2014; Grafton Regional Gallery NSW 2014
2012 Recent Acquisitions, St Vincent’s Art Gallery, Melbourne VIC
 Curator: Monique Silk
2011 Alone off the Press, The Left Hand Gallery, Braidwood NSW
 Curator: Julian Davies
2011 Blanket Statement, Print Centre of New Jersey, NJ USA
 Curator: Linda Helm Krapf
2010 in(two)art, Maitland Regional Gallery, Maitland NSW
 Curator: Joe Eisenberg
2010 CPM Acquisitions Show 1992-2009, Tweed River Art Gallery NSW
 Curator: Susi Muddiman
2009 MONO Uno, Charles Sturt University Art Collection, Wagga, NSW
 Curator: Thomas Middlemost
2009 Contemporary Etchings & Monotypes, The New York Society of Etchers Exhibition, National Arts Club New York NY
 Curator: Samantha Ripner, Curator Prints & Drawings, The Met, NY
2009 Contemporary Etchings & Monotypes, New York Etchers Society Exhibition, PCCA, Haifa, Israel
2009 Seven Suns Sevens Moons, Melbourne VIC
 Curator: Xersa

GROUP & AWARD EXHIBITIONS - NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL
2017
Tracing the Line in Contemporary Printmaking, Port Jackson Press, Fitzroy VIC

2016
Proof: The Best of Contemporary Printmaking, Port Jackson Press, Fitzroy VIC
MONO, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong VIC

2015
Innate Beauty, Port Jackson Press, Fitzroy VIC
Summer Salon, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong VIC
20 Years of Illustration, Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Prahran VIC

2014
Inspirare: Luccio + Luccio Contemporary, classic and rare works, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong VIC
Images from the Studio: Early, past & unseen works, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC

2013
Finalist – Hutchins Works on Paper Award, Long Gallery, Hobart, TAS
Finalist – CPM National Print Awards, Tweed River NSW
Under a Grand II, Rex-Livingston, Surry Hills NSW
Past Work: A Special Exhibition, Steps Gallery, Carlton VIC

2012
Finalist – Mandorla Art Award, Perth Town Hall, Perth WA
Finalist – Shirley Hannan National Portrait Award, Bega Valley Regional Gallery, Bega NSW

2011
10th Anniversary Baldessin Press Exhibition, The Light Factory, Eltham VIC
Collectors Show, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong VIC
Camberwell Art Show, Camberwell Girls Grammar, Camberwell VIC
Finalist – Mount Eyre Vineyards Art Prize, Rex-Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney NSW
Finalist – Muswellbrook Open Art Prize, Muswellbrook NSW
Finalist – CPM National Print Awards, Tweed River NSW

2010
Mayoral Art Show, Maroondah Art Gallery, VIC
Pink Lady Art Exhibition & Charity Event, Brighton Town Hall, VIC
Director’s Choice, Rex Livingston Art Dealer, Sydney NSW
Contemporary & Collectable, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong VIC
Triennial de Chamalieres, France

2009
Winner - CPM National Print Awards, Tweed River Art Gallery QLD
Finalist - The Hutchins Award, Hobart TAS
Winner - People’s Choice Award, Banyule Art Award, Melbourne VIC
Finalist - Waverley Art Prize, Waverley NSW
Artists & Montsalvat Bush Fire Reflection Day, Monsalvat, Eltham VIC
The Pink Lady Art Exhibition & Charity Event, Melbourne VIC

2008
The Pink Lady Art Exhibition & Charity Event, Melbourne VIC
St Vincent’s Artist In residence exhibition, St Vincent’s Gallery Space, Melbourne VIC

2007
Finalist - Banyule Works on Paper Award, Melbourne VIC
Finalist - Hutchins Works on Paper Award, Hobart TAS
Affordable Art Exhibition, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne VIC
Finalist - CPM Biennial Printmaking Awards, Tweed River QLD

2006
Anniversary Exhibition, Colville Street Art Gallery, Hobart TAS
Figurative Works, Bankart Gallery Lancefield VIC
Life Forms, Artstreams Gallery Warrandyte VIC

2005
Finalist - Dominique Segan Drawing Prize, Castlemaine VIC
Finalist - Methodist Ladies College Acquisitive Exhibition, Melbourne VIC
Finalist - CPM Biennial Printmaking Awards, Tweed River QLD

2004
Winner Great Nude Award - Nowa Nowa Nudes, Nowa Nowa VIC
Finalist - Swan Hill Print & Drawing Award, Swan Hill VIC
Open Studio Exhibition, Martin Studio, Eltham VIC
Nillumbik Artists, Eltham VIC
Affordable Art Exhibition, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne VIC
Finalist - Smorgan Steel Contemporary Art Award, Williamstown VIC

2003
Self Portrait Show, Artholes Gallery, Fitzroy VIC
Finalist - Nowa Nowa Nudes, Nowa Nowa VIC
Summer Salon, The Church Gallery, Richmond VIC
Open Studio Exhibition, Martin Studio, Eltham VIC
Nillumbik Artists, Eltham VIC
Strength & Sensitivity (Solo Exhibition), Zetta Florence, Fitzroy VIC
The Square Foot Show, The Church Gallery, Richmond VIC
Finalist - She, Walker St Gallery, Dandenong VIC
Contemporary Photography, Artholes Gallery, Fitzroy VIC
Finalist - Summer Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Fitzroy VIC
Finalist - Linden Postcard Exhibition, Linden Gallery, St Kilda VIC

2002
9 Lives, Fitzroy Galleries, Fitzroy VIC
Nillumbik Artists, Eltham VIC
Winner  - Fine Art Photography Award - Awards Exhibition, NMIT, Preston VIC
Lure, Northern Arts Members Show, Regent VIC
Book Exhibition, NMIT, Preston VIC
Portraiture in Photography, NMIT, Epping VIC
Finalist - Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne VIC

2001
Finalist - Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne VIC
Finalist - RSPCA Art Prize, Melbourne VIC

2000
Finalist - Swan Hill National Print & Drawing Show, Swan Hill VIC
Finalist - Williamstown Contemporary Art Prize, Melbourne VIC
Finalist - Art Blitz 2000, Melbourne VIC
Finalist - Dilkara Arts Festival Art Award & Exhibition, Melbourne VIC

COMMISSIONS
Numerous Private Commissions

MEDIA
2014
What’s On Geelong and Surrounds, Inspirare Contemporary Classic and Rare works by Marco and Debra Luccio, Jul 2014, pg 41

2012
'Collectomania: From objects of desire to magnificent obsession' by Claudia Chan Shaw, HarperCollinsPublishers Australia Pty Ltd, 2012, Collecting Contemporary Art chapter pg 145
Melbourne Leader, ‘Portraits produced en pointe’, 12 Nov 2012, pg 17
IMPRINT, Australia in Print section, Spring 2012, Vol, No., pg 48 & pg 50
Merimbula News Weekly, 5 Jun 2012
The Melbourne Observer, Two Dancers & the Artist, 29 Feb 2012, pg 43
Women’s Art Register Bulletin, Images of The Australian Ballet, Mary Tokatlidis in Conversation with Debra Luccio, Number 51, Summer 2012, pgs 12-15
Il Globo, 'Ispirata dall'armonia e bellezza' by Gabriella Gomersall Hubbard, Thu 19 Jan pg 46
Progress Leader, ‘Love affair with the ballet keeps painter on her toes’ by Naomi Selvaratnam, 10 Jan 2012, pg 3

2011
Beat Magazine, ‘Images of The Australian Ballet’ by Danielle Frazzetto, 14 Dec 2011
Herald Sun, ‘The line of the dance’ by Blanche Clark, Fri 2 Dec 2011, pg 78
Behind Ballet, ‘Debra Luccio paints The Australian Ballet’ The Australian Ballet Blog, Oct 2011
Art Monthly, ‘One-print wonders’ ACT & Region section, text only, September 2011, issue 243, page 57
Imprint, ‘Melbourne artists in New Jersey’ Australia in Print section, USA text only, Autumn 2011, Vol 46, No.1, page 37

2010
Printmakers Today by Jeffrey B. Snyder, Schiffer Publishing 2010, pgs 140-143
Imprint, Australia in Print section, ‘text only, Summer 2010, Vol 45, No.4, page 41
Art Almanac, Profiles Section, September 2010, page 200
Ivanhoe Girl’s News, ‘Atist: Debra Luccio’, by Deryck Greenwood, October 2010, Edition 35, page 9
Il Globo, ‘Debra Luccio Images of Dance’, article, Sep 9 2010, page 29
Il Globo, ‘La bellezza del corpo in movimento’, article & image, Sep 1 2010, page 34
Herald Sun, ‘Ballet of Light’ article & image by Sallyanne Bennett, Aug 30 2010, page 40
Imprint, ‘Marco & Debra Luccio at the Australian Consulate’, Exhibition review by Stephen A Fredericks, Winter 2010, Volume 45, Number 2, page 21
IMPRINT magazine, ‘Debra Luccio: Images of Dance’, Australian in Print section, Spring 2010, vol 45, no 3, p 41
Pink Lady Art Exhibition Catalogue, Image, Front Cover & page 4, October 2010
Imprint, ‘Artists take a bite of the Big Apple!’, Autumn 2010, Volume 45, Number 1, page 44
Talking Heads Magazine, ‘Debra Luccio: Dancing in Light’, Image & text, Feb 2010, No.93, page 19
Business News , ‘What’s On: Debra Luccio: Dancing in Light’ image & text, Feb 2010 Issue 182, page 50
Geelong Times, Arts Section, ‘Debra Luccio: Dancing in Light’ Feb 3 2010, Issue 239 page 19
What’s On in Geelong , ‘Debra Luccio: Dancing in Light’ image & text, Feb 2010, page 6
The Geelong Advertiser, ‘Inspired by Dance’, Image & Text, Feb 13 2010, page 3

2009
Dance Australia, ‘Figure Dancing’, article and image, Dec 09/Jan 10, Issue 165, page 12
Imprint, ‘Revealing the Dancer: The monotypes of Debra Luccio’ by Thomas Middlemost, front cover and feature article, Spring 2009, Vol 44, No.3 page 3-4 
Imprint, ‘13th CPM National Print Awards’ image and text, Spring 2009, Vol 44, No.3, page 32
Imprint, ‘Opening of MONO uno: Monotypes from the Charles Sturt University Art Collection’ Image, Winter 2009, Volume 44, Number 2, page 1
Il Globo, ‘Sognando a passi di danza’ article and image, Nov 26 2009, page 30
Il Globo, ‘The Dream and the Dance – mostra di Debra Luccio’ article, Oct 28 2009, page 34
Riverine Weekender ‘MONO type of exhibition’, article by Wayne Doubleday, Mar 21-22 2009, page 20

2008
The Canberra Times ‘Canvases that dance’ by Ron Cerabona, article and image, Aug 23 2008, page 20
The Canberra Times, Times2, ‘Dance of shadows and illusion’ by Sasha Grishin, Sep 9 2008, page 9
City News ‘Scene’, Aug 28 2008, page 23
Australian Art Collector, ACTWRAP by Sasha Grishin Jul-Sep 2008, Issue 45, page 232
Inside Out, Sep-Oct 2008, Issue 75, page 80

2007
Australian Art Review, Buzz, Nov 07–Feb 08, Issue 16
The Age A2, Art around the Galleries by Megan Backhouse, Sep 22 2007, page 20
The Age EG, The Weekend Begins Here, Sep 7 2007, page 3

2006
Australian Art Review, ‘Bella Bellissima’, Nov 06–Feb 07, Issue 12, page 25
The Mercury, Paintings, Prints & Sculpture, Nov 18 2006
Imprint, In brief, article & image, Winter 2006, Vol 41 No.2, page 45
What’s On Victoria, Event preview feature article & photos, June 2006, page 16
Art Almanac, Profiles, June 2006, page 66
The Age Preview Magazine, Eight days, May 28 2006, page 8
Melbourne Leader, Your 7 Days Essential Guide, May 31 2006, page 21
Diamond Valley Leader, The Arts May 31 2006
The Age Domain, article & images, May 20 2006, page 3

2005   
Diamond Valley Leader, feature article & images, April 27 2005, page 39

2004   
Herald Sun Weekend, feature article & image, Jun 12 2004, page 6
Art & Design Education Resource Guide, photo, page 72
Nillumbik Artists Open Studio Booklet, write up & photo, page 15

2003
Nillumbik Artists Open Studio Booklet, write up & photo
Whittlesea Leader, article and photo, Nov 18 2003, page 30

GUEST SPEAKER & PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
2017 Artist Talk, Shakespeare: Master of Meter, Gallery 314, RIchmond
2016 Artist Talk, Dancing with Degas, LWOO, Port Jackson Press, Fitzroy VIC
2014 Artist Talk, Inspirare: Luccio + Luccio, Metropolis Gallery, Geelong VIC
2013 Artist Talk, The Dancing Line, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland NSW
2012 Opening Speaker, Friday Printmakers Annual Exhibition, Geelong VIC
2011 Opening Speaker, 2011 VCE Visual Arts Exhibition, St Catherine’s School, Toorak VIC
2010 Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School, Assembly, Ivanhoe VIC
2009 Judge NMIT Graduate Visual Art Photography Award, Preston VIC
2009 Brougham School of Art & Photography, Industry Week, Geelong VIC
2009 Print Council of New Jersey, Somerville, NJ, USA
2008 Brougham School of Art & Photography Graduation Ceremony, Geelong VIC
2008 Gordon Institute of TAFE, Geelong VIC
2007 Art Education Victoria Annual Conference Monotype Workshop VIC
2007 The Art Students League of New York, New York City NY
2003 Guest Speaker, NMIT Epping Visual Art Photography Dept, Epping VIC
2003 Curated Props & Costumes Exhibit, Heidelberg Theatre Company, Heidelberg VIC
2003 Curated Students Artwork Nillumbik Open Studio Exhibition, Eltham VIC

TEACHING
2016 National Gallery of Victoria, Inspired by Degas Workshops, Melbourne VIC
2015 National Gallery of Victoria, Sketching in the Gallery, Melbourne VIC
2013 Monotype Workshop, The Dancing Line, Maitland Regional Art Gallery, Maitland NSW
2013 National Gallery of Victoria, Drawing, Life Drawing, Monotype Workshop,
 associated with ‘Ballet and Fashion’, Melbourne VIC
2013 National Book Day: Drawing with Marco & Debra Luccio, Hill of Content Bookshop, Melbourne VIC
2013 Art Week, Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School, Ivanhoe VIC
2012 Art Week, Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School, Ivanhoe VIC
2011 Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School, Ivanhoe VIC
2010 Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School, Ivanhoe VIC
2008 Tweed River Regional Art Gallery, Murwillumbah NSW
2007 ArtPlay Melbourne
2001-2005 Martin Studio, Eltham
2000-2003 Centre of Adult Education (C.A.E.), Melbourne
1999-2000 Arts on Burgundy, Heidelberg

TRAVEL
2010 New York, Solo Exhibition by invitation Australian Consulate General Feb - Mar
2009 Drawings for New Work, New York Feb - Mar
2007 Drawings for New Work, New York Apr - Jun
2005 Drawings for New Work, Florence & Paris Oct - Nov
1999 Art Study & Appreciation Tour of Italy & France

STUDIO / RESIDENCIES
2011 St Vincent’s Hospital, Kew VIC
2010 St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne VIC
2005 Glebe Studios, Sydney NSW
2004 Glebe Studios, Sydney NSW

 
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