CV/Resume

T.L. Luke is a Madison, WI based full-time professional illustrator and muralist most well known for her sharp, detailed, comic-like designs, fast project turnarounds, and open communication with her clients. She also works alongside graphic designers (most notably Gold Spark Design in Denver, CO) to add illustrative elements to product labels, trace client sketches into clean vector files, and more.

CV / RESUME

T.L. Luke | tl@tl-luke.com | + 1 262 893 7784 | Madison, WI

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2018 - Present     Owner, T.L. Luke Art, Madison, WI
2014 - 2016           Exhibitions Manager, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
2014                       Video Editor, BCA Industries, Milwaukee, WI

SHOPS & REPRESENTATION

Anthology, Madison, WI
Supply Chain Collective
, Madison, WI
Communication: The Shop
, Madison, WI
Green Life Trading Co., Madison, WI
Wheeling Artisan Center Shop, Wheeling, WV
Kismet Bookshop, Verona, WI
UnderBelly Artist Collective, Madison/Milwaukee, WI

BUSINESS CLIENTS

Gold Spark Design, Denver, CO
Yeah Buddy, Golden, CO
Lerner Publishing
, Minneapolis, MN
BC Games Publishing, Madison, WI
UnderBelly, Madison and Milwaukee, WI
A Room of One’s Own, Madison, WI
Madison Night Market, Madison, WI
The City of Madison, Madison, WI
The Bubbler/Madison Public Library, Madison, WI
I Heart Indie Markets, Grand Rapids, MI
Freedom Skate Shop, Madison, WI
Green Life Trading Co., Madison, WI
FemFest, Madison, WI
Comedian Mike Jonjak, Madison, WI
Driftless Pets, Madison, WI
Hot Summer Gays/queer.IRL, Madison, WI
Indy & Olly’s/Gold Spark Design, Evergreen and Denver, CO
Comedian Esteban Touma, Madison, WI
Heirloom Bakery & Kitchen, Madison, WI
Musician JF Zastrow, Madison, WI
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Black Cat Band, Madison, WI
Wood Chickens Band, Madison, WI

PUBLICATION

“Art Fair on the Square returns after hiatus”, Spectrum News 1, September 25, 2021
“Wis. artists capture history through pandemic posters”, NBC15 (WMTV), September 25, 2021
“Artists are back - in person”, Wisconsin State Journal, September 24, 2021 (front page)
"Discover the fantastical, reflective worlds behind the art of T.L. Luke", Madison Magazine, April 21 2021
“Meet T.L. Luke”
, Voyage Denver, March 17 2020
Featured Illustrator, UnderBelly Zine, December 1 2019
“T.L. Luke’s Unexpected Liftoff”, Tone Madison, July 11 2019
Illustration Contributor, Daddy Zine, June 16 2019
Madison Arts Commission, Downtown Doors 2019, Madison, WI
Illustration Contributor, Daddy Zine, February 4 2019

WORKSHOPS

Commissions 101: T.L. Luke, Wisconsin Visual Artists, May 17, 2021
DABL 2020: Commissions 101 with T.L. Luke, Dane Arts Buy Local, September 23, 2020

EXHIBITIONS & MARKETS

2021   Artist Vendor, 63rd Annual Art Fair on the Square, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Willy St. Fair, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Dane County Farmers’ Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor and Featured Artist, Madison Night Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Madison Makers Summer Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Madison Makers Halloween Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Madison Makers Black Friday Market, Madison, WI
2020    Artist Vendor, Valentine’s Day Maker’s Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Walker’s Point Maker’s Market, Milwaukee, WI
              [COVID-19 Cancelled All Markets/Exhibitions March - TBD]
2019    Artist Vendor, HoverCraft, Milwaukee, WI
              Artist Vendor, MMoCA’s Holiday Art and Gift Fair, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, OMG BeckyFest, Davenport, IA
              Artist Vendor, DABL: Fifth Annual Art Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Black Friday Maker’s Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Re:Craft & Relic Holiday Market, Milwaukee, WI
              Artist Vendor, Madtown Artisans Second Fall Event, Madison WI
              Featured Artist, Communication 1-Year Anniversary, Madison, WI
              Emerging Artist Vendor, 61st Art Fair on the Square, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Summer Maker’s Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Madison’s Disability Pride Festival, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Madison Night Market (x4), Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Bodega Market (x4), Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Spring Maker’s Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, Boulders Art Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, NEWaukee Night Market (x4), Milwaukee, WI
              Artist Vendor, Valentine’s Day Makers Market, Madison, WI
              Artist Vendor, The Crafty Fair, Madison, WI
              Solo Exhibition, Black Locust, Madison, WI
2017      Solo Exhibition, Art In, Madison, WI (with live music from Drug Spider & Tippy)
2014      Alumni Exhibition, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
2013      Senior BFA Exhibition, Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              Best of the Best Show, Fiskum Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              Student Juried Show, Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              (Juror: Colin Matthes, Professional Artist; Award: Chancellor’s Award)
2012      SAA Group Exhibition, SweetSpot, Whitewater, WI
              INK’D, Section 708 Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              Best of the Best Show, Fiskum Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              Student Juried Show, Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              (Juror: Fred Stonehouse, Professional Artist; Award: Honorable Mention)
              UWW Invitational Group Exhibition, Studio 84 Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              Thee Event Juried Exhibition, Hamilton Gallery, Whitewater, WI
2011      Student Juried Show, Student Union Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
              (Juror: UMass Faculty)
              Student Juried Show, Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              (Juror: Kristen Farell, Professional Artist)
              Side by Side, Jing Shi Gallery, Beijing, China
              2010 Section 708 Opening Exhibition, Section 708 Gallery, Whitewater, WI
              Question: Identity - Fences: Wrong Answer, Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, WI

EDUCATION

2016 - 2018 University Special, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, WI
                    Chemistry, Art History, Linguistics
2013            BFA Painting, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Whitewater, WI
                    Magna Cum Laude
2011            NSE Studio Arts, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, Amherst, MA
                    National Student Exchange Scholarship