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Steven Locke

Steve Locke, image by Liza Voll
Title: 
Professor
Department: 
Office: 
South 200
Education: 
2001 - MFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design; 1997 - BFA, Massachusetts College of Art and Design; 1984 - BS Business Administration-Marketing, Boston University
Professional Experience: 

Galleries Represented By 

  • Mendes Wood, Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
  • Samsøn, Boston, MA

Solo Exhibitions 

  • 2016 - The School of Love, Samsøñ, Boston, MA in conjunction with Family Pictures, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
  • 2015 - that last time we touched the water, Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY
  • 2014 - there is no one left to blame, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
  • 2013 - there is no one left to blame, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston 
  • 2012 - companions, Mendes Wood, São Paulo, Brasil
  • 2012 - you don't deserve me, Samsøn, Boston, MA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 - I Dread to Think..., Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, January 13–March 19, 2017
  • 2017 - Draw/Boston, Bakalar Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • 2016 - Mentors, CFHILL Art Space, Stockholm, Sweden, December 8 — January 5, 2017
  • 2016 - Selections, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, January 26-March 5, 2016
  • 2015 - This is Boston, not L.A., Zevitas Marcus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, September 13 – October 31, 2015
  • 2015 - The Abstract Body, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, NH
  • 2014 - Come Like Shadows: Palimpsests, Traces, Specters of The Silver Screen, Nightlife, Veils, The Absent Present, Zürcher Studio, New York, NY
  • 2014 - Gay, Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx Council of the Arts, New York, NY
  • 2013 - Paint Things: Beyond the Stretcher, deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Curated by Evan Garza and Dina Deitsch
  • 2013 - White Boys, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA

Residencies 

Awards

  • 2014 - Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant
  • 2014 - Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
  • 2013 - MassArt Foundation Faculty Fellowship
  • 2009 - LEF Foundation Contemporary Work Fund Grant
  • 2007 - Art Matters Foundation Award

Press

  • The Artist's Voice: Steve Locke with Evan Garza at the ICA Boston, YouTube
  • "Goings on About Town" Review of Come Like Shadows at Archer Studio, New York, The New Yorker, January 20, 2014
  • William Kaizen, Review of "there is no one left to blame" at ICA/Boston, ARTFORUM, November 2013, Vol. 52, No. 23
  • Colette Greenstein, "Artist Steve Locke gets first major exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston," Bay State Banner, July 25, 2013
  • Lori Cole, Review of Paint Things: Beyond the Stretcher at deCordova Museum, ARTFORUM, March 25, 2013
  • Cate McQuaid, "Images speaking of desire and fear at the ICA", Boston Globe, July 25, 2013

Collections

  • MIT
  • Hudson Opera House
  • Leslie-Lohman Museum
  • Private Collections

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Image by Liza Voll

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