Alex Lukas was born in 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in nearby Cambridge. With a wide range of artistic influences, Lukas creates both highly detailed drawings and intricate Xeroxed ‘zines, comics and booklets. Lukas’ imprint, Cantab Publishing, has released over 30 small books and ‘zines since its inception in 2001. Lukas’ drawings have been exhibited in New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Stockholm and Copenhagen as well as in the pages of Swindle Quarterly, Dwell Magazine, Proximity Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Village Voice, Philadelphia Weekly and The New York Times Book Review. He has contributed writings to Apenest, Juxtapoz, Providence’s The Agenda Newspaper and Swindle, and has lectured at the Philadelphia Print Center, The University of Richmond and the Megawords Storefront. Lukas is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and now lives in Philadelphia, where he is a member of the artist collective Space 1026.
"Alex Lukas also crafts haunting pictures of our future, although there’s a quietness to his landscapes I really like. It’s hard not to assume they take place long after we’ve disappeared, but they seem like places you’d want to visit anyways."