Donald Locke

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Donald Locke practiced art in Atlanta for twenty years until his death in 2010 at the the age of eighty. Originally from Guyana he studied and worked in London and Arizona before coming to Atlanta in 1990. Locke received a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship in 1979 and has had an illustrious career throughout. He has been included in biennials, institutional, and gallery exhibitions throughout the world. Locke's public collections include the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington, DC, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the Studio Museum Harlem, NY, MOCA-GA, Atlanta, Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, and others. His legacy and influence endures. In 2015 the Tate Gallery, London, acquired an important sculptural construction for it's permanent collection and included it in the exhibition "Artist and Empire". In 2016 the Skoto Gallery, New York City will showcase his paintings, drawings and ceramics in a solo