Sam Lock  

1973, lives and works in Lancing, UK 

 

He studied art and art history at the University of Edinburgh. During his training, he won a scholarship to stay in Rome, and investigates the relationship between history, archaeology and painting. All of his works are an exploration, a journey between and through layers, a build-up of moments in time and intuitions followed. Sam Lock’s his works show a dispute with the working process itself: it is about capturing the moment marked by a gesture. Thereby, the direct and intuitive process of drawing becomes crucial for him. He explores the two-dimensional as well as the three-dimensional space and uses a great variety of techniques and material. Due to a huge variation in gestures, which not only appear on the pictures but also on and through the sculptures, Sam Lock´s works possess a highly dynamic and expressive character.

 


Sam Lock, Blue Falls, 2018, mixed media on canvas, 120 x 120 cm 

Sam Lock, The sea is blinding, 2018, mixed media on canvas, 120 x 100 cm 

Sam Lock, Hope felt strong, 2018, oil on canvas, 120 x 100 cm

Sam Lock, Land of clouds, 2018, aluminium sheet, 45 x 60 x 120 cm  

Sam Lock, From the hollow, 2018, aluminium sheet, 40 x 60 x 30 cm 

Sam Lock, The Room, 2018, oil on canvas, 150 x 135 cm (each) 

Sam Lock, At the fading, 2018, mixed media on a book cover, 50 x 60 cm

Sam Lock, The Sea is Blinding, 2018, oil on canvas, 120 x 120 cm 

Sam Lock, The worlds tide, 2017, ink wash, charcoal, conte crayon and acrylic on paper, 140 x 100 cm 

Sam Lock, Split the light, 2017, ink wash, charcoal, conte crayon and acrylic on paper, 140 x 100 cm 

 

SOLO

2018 Unremembered, twelve twelve gallery, The Hague, NL 

2018 Cadogan Contemporary, London, UK

2017 Presence, twelve twelve gallery, The Hague, NL 

2017 Wimbledon Fine Art, London, UK

2016 Liminal space, twelve twelve gallery, The Hague, NL

2016 Wimbledon Fine Art, London, UK

2016 Discoveries, Temporary Gallery, Hove, UK

2014 Bluemoon Gallery, Turnbride wells, UK

2013 Trace Element, Studio 226 Chelsea Design Centre, London, UK

2013 Xavier Gallery, Brighton, UK

 

EXHIBITIONS (selection) 

2018 Juxtaposition, Galerie Biesenbach, Colongne, DE

2018 The Little Picture Show, Josie Eastwood Fine Art, Hants, UK

2017 Connection, &Gallery, Edingburgh, UK

2017 The Winter Collection, Josie Eastwood Fine Art, Hants, UK

2017 Inaugural Exhibition, Chartlotte, North Carolina, USA

2015 Drawn, RWA, Bristol, UK

2013 32 Paintings, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, UK