Steve Locke is the keynote panelist the night before:
Unfettered, Artists who Work across Media
with Steve Locke, Irina Koukhanova, Jerry Birchfield, and moderator Kristen Cliffel
A panel for the Cleveland Sculptors Network/Getting There from Here
Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ 6:30-8:30 pm
Panel @ 7 pm
at The Sculpture Center with networking reception before and after to meet the artists and each other
1834 E. 123 St., Cleveland, OH
Free and open to all
Steve is also the juror for After the Pedestal, the 10th exhibition of small sculpture from the region and will speak during the opening on Friday, June 9 @ 5:30-8 pm.
Steve Locke is an African American artist who explores figuration and perceptions of the male figure, themes of masculinity and homosexuality, and systemic injustices to African Americans through drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, and installation art. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio (1963), raised in Detroit, Michigan, and is currently living and working in Boston, Massachusetts, where he teaches at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. He was appointed visiting associate professor of painting at Yale in 2014. He has had recent solo exhibitions at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (then traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit), Samsøn and Kayafas galleries, Boston, and Mendes Wood gallery, Sao Paolo Brazil. Steve is this year’s juror for After the Pedestal, the 10th exhibition of small sculptor from the region on view at The Sculpture Center June 9 – August 6. Steve’s recent exhibitions, The School of Love and Family Memories (Nov. 2016), have been reviewed in Big, Red and Shiny (Nov. 2, 2016) and Lense Scratch (April 25, 2017), among other publications.