Marco Luccio is an award-winning artist whose work is represented in over 40 public and corporate collections nationally and internationally, including ten New York museums, such as the New York Public Library and the Museum of the City of New York, as well as the National Gallery of Australia, amongst others.
As a professional full time artist Luccio has held 45 major solo exhibitions, including a major solo show, ‘International Cities’, at the Australian Consulate General in New York, exhibited in over 150 group, curated and award shows and received several commissions.
His work has been shortlisted for many major awards including twice for the Dobell Prize for Drawing as well as the 2013 and 2015 Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing.
In addition, Luccio has completed artist residencies and study travel trips in New York, Paris and Italy. He has given many guest lectures throughout Australia and overseas, including the Art Students League of New York and the Printmaking Centre of New Jersey. He has taught drawing, painting and printmaking at various institutions including ongoing classes at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Luccio’s artwork is represented in many publications including on the front cover and 8 pages within the award-winning book, ‘The Art of Being Melbourne’ 2012, as well as in ‘Piranesi’s Grandest Tour’ 2014. In 2013 Luccio collaborated with award-winning author John Hughes to create the book, ‘The Garden of Sorrows’, which features 60 of Luccio’s etchings.
A feature documentary on Marco Luccio’s work by Zoo Patrol is currently in production.