Culture Hustlers, 2017 - present, Founder

Mobile Incubator, 2016 - present, Founder

17 Cox, 2010 - 2014, Founder

Services Invisible LLC, 2009 - present, Founder


Tieton Arts & Humanities, 2014 - 2016 | Executive Director

Massachusetts Cultural Council, 2011 - 2013 | Council Member

The Vera Project, 2008 - 2010 | Programming Co-Chair


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013 - 2017 | Producer

Montserrat College of Art, 2010 - 2013 | Program Manager

University of Washington - Seattle, 2008 - 2009 | Associate Director, 2007 - 2008 | Intern


Endicott College, 2014 MBA - Finance

IPADE Universidad Panamerica, 2014 Master’s Certificate - Emerging Markets

University of Washington, 2009 BA - Interdisciplinary Art & Art History

University of Wisconsin, 2005 Associates of Arts & Science


Aspen Ideas Festival, 2019 Conference, Aspen CO

Sound Ed, 2018 Conference, Harvard, Cambridge MA

Artists Thrive Summit, 2018 Conference, Berea KY

College Art Association, 2018 Conference, Los Angeles, CA

Scaling Development Ventures, 2017 Conference - MIT, Cambridge MA

The PhD Project, 2016 Annual Conference - Chicago IL

Washington Non-Profits, 2015 Annual Conference - Seattle WA

New England Museum Association, 2012 Annual Conference - Burlington VT

Google Book Conference, 2009, NYU Steinherdt, NYC


2019 Aspen Ideas Fellow - Aspen Institute

2017 Art Works - National Endowment for the Arts

2017 Opportunity Fund - Boston Arts Commission

2017 Public Art Residency - Boston Center for the Arts

2014 Infinite Mile Award - MIT School of Architecture + Planning

2011 Best Essay - New England Art Awards

2009 Clean Award - aLIVe

2003 Artistic Scholarship - SOS Players

2002 National Art Honor Society Scholarship - NAHS


Oct 2019, Culture Hustlers, Ringling College of Art & Design

Feb 2018, Culture Hustlers, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston MA

Mar 2014, Live/Work, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Dec 2013, Score for a Color Field, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Aug 2013, I've Just Begun to Tell You, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

May 2013, Point of Sale: Methods of Vending Identity, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Dec 2012, Pack of Wolves, 301 Gallery, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly MA

Aug 2012, Start Over, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Apr 2012, You Are Here! The Viewer as Inconstant Media, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Jan 2012, TO THE MoON, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Dec 2011, Doubles, Kingston Gallery, Boston MA

Nov 2011, Cartography, Marblehead Arts Association, Marblehead MA

Sep 2011, I-cons:, First Parish Church, Beverly MA

Aug 2011, The Desert of the Black Cross, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Jul 2011, Tangible Polygons, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

May 2011, Good Work(s), co-curated with Emily Pardoe, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Mar 2011, POST NO BILLS, 17 Cox, Beverly MA

Jun 2010, Nova Dead Rats, Ver(a)rt Gallery, Seattle WA

Nov 2009, Horror Vacui, Ver(a)rt Gallery, Seattle WA

Oct 2009, The Y in your eYe, Ver(a)rt Gallery, Seattle WA


Feb 2019, Mobile Incubator, Seattle Viaduct, Seattle WA

Nov 2018, Mobile Incubator, Seattle Parks & Rec, Seattle WA

Oct 2018, Mobile Incubator, Fellowship.Art, Milwaukee WI

Oct 2018, Mobile Incubator, Kinnektor Con, Appleton WI

Oct 2018, Mobile Incubator, Farm/Art DTour, Reedsburg WI

Oct 2018, Mobile Incubator, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis MN

Oct 2018, Mobile Incubator, UW - Oshkosh, Oshkosh WI

Sep 2018, Mobile Incubator, ArtPrize, Grand Rapids MI

Sep 2018, Mobile Incubator, Artists Test Lab, Detroit MI

Aug 2018, Mobile Incubator, Bozarts F.A.R.M., Toledo OH

Aug 2018, Mobile Incubator, Artists Thrive Summit, Berea KY

July 2018, Mobile Incubator, Little 5 Points, Atlanta GA

July 2018, Mobile Incubator, Starland District, Savannah GA

Jun 2018, Mobile Incubator, Wynwood Walls, Miami FL

Apr 2018, Mobile Incubator, FATVillage, Fort Lauderdale FL

Mar 2018, Mobile Incubator, FIU’s Art + Design Incubator, Miami FL

Dec 2017, Mobile Incubator, Art | Basel, Miami FL

Nov 2017, Mobile Incubator, Ringling College, Sarasota FL

Nov 2017, Mobile Incubator, AiOP: NOISE, Orlando FL

Oct 2017, Mobile Incubator, Zone 3, Harvard, Cambridge MA

Jul 2017, Mobile Incubator, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston MA

Feb 2012, Collecting Art is a Slippery Slope, Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle WA

Feb 2012, Match: Artist Couples, Lincoln Arts Project, Waltham MA

Feb 2012, The Lucas Spivey Collection, Violet Strays

Jul 2011, 10 x 10 x 10 Tieton, Mighty Tieton Warehouse Gallery, Tieton WA

Sep 2010, Life for Sale, The 3M, Seattle WA

Aug 2009, The Critical Eye, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle WA, juried by Robert Yoder

Aug 2009, aLIVe, Seward Park, Seattle WA

Jun 2009, Mother Daughter Father Son, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle WA

Dec 2008, Father and Son, Parnassus, Seattle WA

Nov 2008, Small and Flat, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, Seattle WA, juried by Michael Darling

May 2008, Non-fiction, Revolution, Seattle WA

Apr 2008, Self-portrait, Parnassus, Seattle WA

Mar 2008, Dirty, Youngstown Cultural Art Center, Seattle WA

Nov 2007, Demolition Bathroom, The Belmont, Seattle WA


Culture Hustlers Podcast & Docu-series, 2017 - present

The Exhibitionist Blog, 2011 - 2013

Ask an Art History Minor Blog, 2010 - 2013

Art Bombing Blog, 2010 – 2012

Meaning in Art Blog, 2009 – 2011


Michelle Saavedra, Convirtió una caravana de los años 50 en una oficina sobre ruedas, Yahoo News Espanol, Nov 2018

Christina Hirsch, Arts in Parks: Mobile Incubator to visit five Seattle park locations, Parkways, Oct 2018

Tony Barthel, Touring, Teaching & Talking, Stressless Camping, Sep 2018

Michelle Saavedra, Mobile Incubator, Yahoo News Espanol, Sep 2018

Michael Shaw, Lucas Spivey of the Mobile Incubator and Culture Hustlers podcast, The Conversation, June 2018

Greg Cook, How To Make A Living As An Artist? Lucas Spivey’s Odyssey To Find The Answers, Wonderland, March 2018

Anna Schuman, Art and Business as Friends, not Foes, Boston Art Review, March 2018

Olivia Kiers, Artists Earn a Living: Culture Hustlers at the BCA, Big, Red & Shiny, March 2018

Cate McQuaid, Art meets commerce at the BCA’s Mills Gallery, Boston Globe, February 2018

Andrea Muraskin, Separated, NEXT New England Radio, March 2018

Jeanette Mills, Spivey’s Mobile Incubator, UW - Seattle, February 2018

Franklin Einspruch, Culture Hustlers: Artists Minding Their Business, Delicious Line, February 2018

Cameron McDonough, Using MBA to Help Artists with Business Advice, Endicott College, Dec 2017

Becca DeGregorio, Mobile Incubator Parks in Lower Allston, Allston Pudding, October 18, 2017

Beth Treffeisen, Mobile Incubator Makes Boston Home, Boston Sun, October 12, 2017

Alexa Harrison, Lucas Spivey: Mobile Incubator for the Arts, Take Magazine, August 27, 2017

Jacqueline Houton, A Van with a Business Plan, Improper Bostonian, June 30, 2017

Tammy Ayer, Tieton Business Takes Shape with Three New Mosaic Signs, Yakima Herald Republic, August 2015

Bendor Grosvenor, Obama says true thing, art historians complain, Art History News, February 2014

Allison Lynch, A Juror's Perspective, Newburyport Art Association Blog, January 2013

Zachary Nugent, The Case of the Missing Santa, New Hampshire Public Radio, December 2012

Yule Heibel, Spaces, North Shore Art*Throb, August 2012

Mary Bucci McCoy, Cape Ann Contemporary, Art New England, June issue, 2012

Jonathan Simcosky, Turning a Profit , North Shore Art*Throb, May 2012

Kate Goodale, Beverly gallery part of creative culture that benefits local economy , Boston Globe North, April 5, 2012

Notable Interdisciplinary Alumni, University of Washington - Seattle, School of Art Website, 2011

Rachel Bell, Beverly Cultural Council calls for grant applications , Gordon College News Service, Sep 12, 2011

Jeriah Hildwine and Stephanie Burke, Red Dot Report , Chicago Now, Aug 17, 2010

Jen Graves, The Anti-Hummers , The Stranger - Slog, August 27, 2009

Lexi Krell, Judging Art: Annual Juried Show Opens at the Jake , The Daily, February 26, 2008

Julian Martin, Emerging Artists Work on Display at the 'Jake' , The Daily, February 28, 2007


Aug 2019, Culture Hustlers, Cohort Juror

Oct 2018, Elevator Pitch Contest, UW Oshkosh, Juror

Sep 2018, art.fellowship, GENER8TOR, Juror

Mar 2018 Business of Art & Design Awards, Ringling College of Art & Design, Juror

Aug 2015 James W Ray Distinguished Artist Award, Artist Trust, Panelist

Mar 2015 WallaPOPUP, Juror

Apr 2013 Salem Art Box, Selection Panel

Jan 2013 Newburyport Art Association, Co-Juror

Oct 2012 Beverly Cultural Council, Grant Selection

Apr 2012 Salem Arts Festival, Selection Panel

Oct 2011 Beverly Cultural Council, Grant Selection

Apr 2011 Salem Arts Festival, Selection Panel

Jan 2010 Wing Luke Museum, Selection Panel

Nov 2009 Ver(a)rt Gallery, Selection Panel

PRODUCER (selected)

Pink Slip Party, 2018, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston MA

Being Material, Symposium and Exhibition, 2017, MIT Center for Art, Science and Technology, Cambridge MA

LiTFUSE, Poetry Workshop and Performances, 2010, 2015, 2016, LiTFUSE, Carnation, WA

10x10x10xTieton, International Exhibition, 2010, 2015, 2016, Tieton Arts & Humanities, Tieton WA

Dia de los Muertos , Exhibition and Performances, 2010, 2015, 2016, Tieton Arts & Humanities, Tieton WA

Holiday Antique and Crafts Bazaar , Marketplace and Performances, 2015, 2016, Mighty Tieton, Tieton WA

Reconstructing Beethoven, Symposium, 2014, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge MA

Public Space, Symposium & Exhibition, 2014, MIT Program in Art, Culture & Technology, Cambridge MA

Cinematic Migrations , Symposia, 2014, MIT Program in Art, Culture & Technology, Cambridge MA

Culturunners , Symposium & Exhibition, 2014, Edge of Arabia, London UK

Art as Activism - Guerrilla Girls, Symposium & Exhibition, 2012, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly MA