DONALD LOCKE- CV

EDUCATION:
1969
Post Graduate Award, Ceramic Research, Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
1959-64
Edinburgh University, Scotland (in conjunction with Edinburgh College of Art) MA Honors Degree in Fine Art (equivalent to American PhD)
1954-57
Bath Academy of Art, Corsham, England. Teaching Certificate in Art Education (equivalent to American MA)
1947-50
Guyana Teacher’s Certificate, Ministry of Education, Guyana (equivalent to American BA)

AWARDS:
1986
Biennial Purchase Award, Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
1979
Guggenheim Fellowship in Sculpture
1970
Traveling Fellowship to Brazil, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1959
Scholarship to Edinburgh University, from Guyana Ministry of Education
1954
British Council Scholarship to Bath Academy of Art, England

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:
2015
“Artist and Empire”, Tate Gallery, Britain”
2012
“Donald Locke and the Artists of the Independence Era”, National Gallery, Castellani House, Guyana
2009
“Pork Knocker Dreams – Recent Work by Donald Locke”, New Art Exchange, Nottingham, England and Center for the Arts, Wolverhampton, England – traveling exhibition sponsored by Arts Council of Great Britain and curated by Indra Khanna
2005
“Back to Black: Art, Cinema, and the Racial Imaginary,” (invitational)
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London and traveling to the Art Gallery, Walsall
1994
“Recent American Painting,” International Biennial, Cuenca, Ecuador
1989
“Afro-Asian Art in Britain, 1945-1985,” Hayward Gallery, London, England
1977
World Festival of Black Art, Lagos, Nigeria
1975
International Biennial of Sculpture, Budapest, Hungary
1972
Biennial of Art, Coltejer, Medellin, Columbia, South America
1971
XIIth Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America

SELECTED SOLO/GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2016
“Solo exhibition of Late Ceramic Sculptures, Skoto Gallery, Chelsea, NY
Inaugural Exhibition, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC”
2014
“Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art”, David C. Driskell Center, MD; MOCA, Jacksonville, FL; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA; Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX; Knoxville Museum of Art, TN; and Saint Louis University, MO – traveling group exhibition
“Art Against the Wall: An Artist Response to Civil Wars”, Gallery 72, Atlanta, GA
2013
“Crosscurrents: Africa and Black Diasporas in Dialogue, 1960 to 1980″, Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, CA “Timehri Transitions: Expanding Concepts in Guyana Art”, Wilmer Jennings Gallery at Kenkelaba, New York, NY
2010
“The Edge of Spirit: Selection of Drawings & Mixed Media Sculpture”, Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans, solo exhibition
2009
“Collected: Propositions on the Permanent Collection”, Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
2008
“Reunion: All Masters’ Show”, City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA
“New Works and Master Works”, Skoto Gallery, Chelsea, NY, solo exhibition
2007
“Looks Good On Paper” Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA
2006
“Change”, Spruill Center for the Arts, Atlanta, GA
2006
“Pin Up Show” City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA
2004
“Bending the Grid, Phase II: Retrospective,” Aljira Arts Center, Newark, NJ
2004
“Transitions II”, group show, MOCA-GA, Atlanta, GA
2004
Talking Furniture Design: Sculptors Make Furniture, Museum of Design, Atlanta, GA
2003
Atlanta Biennial 2003, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center
2003
“The Road to El Dorado: Twelve Years in Atlanta”, City Gallery East,  Atlanta, GA
2002
“From the Altars of El Dorado”, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
1999
“Atlanta Painting Retrospective”, Nations Bank Plaza, Atlanta, GA
1996
“An American Renaissance: Paintings in the Spirit of the American South” curated by Dr. Maria Luisa Borras, Barcelona for the Cultural Olympiad, Atlanta, GA
1992
“ATLANTA BIENNIAL—INTO THE LIGHT,” Nexus, Atlanta, GA
1991
Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, solo exhibition
1989
Inaugural Exhibition, Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, AZ
1986
HALE WOODRUFF BIENNIAL, Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
1984
“Sculpture Retrospective, 1974-1984,” Tucson Museum of Art, AZ
1978
Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition, London, England
1972
“Caribbean Artists in Britain,” Commonwealth Institute, London, England

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Tate Gallery, Britain
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), Washington, DC
MOCA-GA, Atlanta, GA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, GA
Tubman Museum of African American Art, Macon, GA
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brasilia, Brazil
Guyana National Collection, Georgetown, Guyana
First Union Bank, Charlotte, NC
Valley National Bank, Phoenix, AZ
Jack Lenor Larson Collection, NY
Absolut Vodka, NY
Getty Oil Company, CA
Galleria Lorenzelli, Milan, Italy
Casa Caruso, Rome, Italy
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, GA
Mayor’s Office, City Hall, Atlanta, GA
King & Spalding Collection, Atlanta, GA
University of Maryland, David C. Driskell Center, College Park, MD