Luke Shadbolt (b. 1984, Terrigal) was born and raised on the NSW Central Coast. He studied Visual Communication at the University of Newcastle and has since freelanced as an extreme sports and fashion/lifestyle photographer and creative director. Shadbolt has recently secured covers of Surfing World and the QANTAS Magazine and worked with commercial and editorial clients including Audi, Tourism Australia, Nikon and SK-II. His first major solo exhibition as a visual artist was staged by Michael Reid Sydney in 2016.