In his latest exhibition 'Brighter Days', Luke Martineau draws on scenes from his daily life for inspiration. The sumptuous application of paint conveys Luke’s sheer enjoyment of his craft, each bravura stroke is applied with an assurance and deliberation that only an artist of his experience can deliver. His is a prodigious talent in contemporary representational painting and this latest series of rich textured works can only enhance his increasing reputation for combining those elusive elements in the modern painter: genuine artistic talent and uncompromising technical ability.