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Hew Locke was born Edinburgh in 1959 but lived in Guyana during his formative years. He returned to the UK to study BA Fine Art at Falmouth and MA Sculpture at the Royal College of Art. He lives and works in London, exhibiting extensively in the UK and abroad. British group and solo shows include at Hales Gallery, Tate Britain as part of British Art Week, The Baltic as part of BAS6, The V&A Museum, The ICA, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Chisenhale Gallery, The Bluecoat Gallery and Rivington Place.
Internationally Locke’s work has been exhibited at The Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, The San Juan Triennal, The Guangzhou Triennial, The Brooklyn Museum, The Luckman Gallery LA, Atlanta Contemporary Arts, The Museum of Art and Design, New York, The Power Plant, Toronto, and the Palacio de Abrantes, Spain. He was short-listed for the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Sqaure in 2010 and was recently shown in the Folkestone Triennale . Locke’s work is included in the collections of The Tate Gallery, The Arts Council, The Brooklyn Museum, The Kemper Museum Kansas City, The New Art Gallery Walsall, The V&A Museum, The British Museum, The Henry Moore Institute and The Government Art Collection, amongst others.
Full CV available on http://www.hewlocke.net