Archive for 2013/10/18

Luke Hillestad




Luke Hillestad is a North Minneapolis based, figurative painter.








In 2006 he left his full-time job as a land surveyor, to focus on painting. Since then his work has been represented by Flanders Gallery in Minneapolis, exhibited in Larvik, Norway, and the international Kitsch Biennale in Munich, Germany. In 2008, Luke spent 5 months as an apprentice of internationally acclaimed, Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum at his farm in Norway. Luke works live from the model with Oil on hand prepared linen.