Luke Stettner was born in Alpine, NJ in 1979. He received his BFA from the University of Arizona in 2002 and his MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2005. Stettner attended the Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture in 2010 and was a recipient of the 2013 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace residency program. He currently lives and works in Columbus, OH.
Stettner has held eight solo exhibitions to date, including a, b, moon, d, Stene Projects, Stockholm, SE (2015); Time, women, stars, death, sleep, flowers, life, eyes, a river, dreams, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY (2014); this single monument, The Kitchen, New York, NY (2014); No Whiteness (Lost) is so White as the Memory of Whiteness, Stene Projects, Stockholm, SE (2012); Eyes That Are Like Two Suns, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY (2011); and The Fold, Stene Projects, Stockholm, SE (2010). His most recent solo project titled Outlooks: Luke Stettner,was held at Storm King Art Center, New York, NY.
His work has been exhibited at venues such as Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA; Manifesta 10, St. Petersburg, RU; deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ; Wolfsonian Museum, Miami, FL; the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY; Exit Art, New York, NY; Hilary Crisp Gallery, London, UK; 179 Canal, New York, NY; and Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA.
His work has been reviewed in publications such as The New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, Art Review, Mousse Contemporary Art Magazine, Gallerist NY, Aperture, and The Boston Globe. He is the co-founder and an editor of the online arts publication The Highlights.