John Luckett was born and raised in the deep South, is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and attended the Academy of Art College in San Francisco.
He has exhibited his painting and mixed media work in numerous group shows in Los Angeles, New York, and Joshua Tree, and in solo exhibitions in Los Angeles and San Francisco. His work has been included in private and corporate collections in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, Rome, and London.
Luckett spent earlier years as a writer, art director and graphic designer in Atlanta, New York and Los Angeles. In New York, his partnership with Susan Slover earned the design firm Luckett+Slover a number of national awards and international attention.
For his extensive work in graphic design and art direction, he is the recipient of the Clio Award, and numerous awards from the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). Luckett’s work has also been included in the permanent library of the Smithsonian Institution.
He is currently living and working in the High Desert near Joshua Tree.
This is his first solo showing in New York.