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Sam Lock Biography

Lock paints viscerally. Using blowtorches and electric sanders as well as the brush, he ages and wears his canvasses down, making them seem all the more natural. At its core, his work conveys the passage of time; colours, movement and characters that are half-recalled, uncertain.

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Lock earned his MA in Fine Art and MA in Art History from Edinburgh University in 1997, graduating with honours.

Text courtesy Cadogan Contemporary.

Sam Lock Featured Artworks

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Air breathes by Sam Lock contemporary artwork
Sam LockAir breathes, 2021Mixed media on canvas
100 x 100 cm
Cadogan Contemporary Contact Gallery
Circle Unsquared by Sam Lock contemporary artwork
Sam LockCircle Unsquared, 2021Mixed media on canvas
150 x 160 cm
Cadogan Contemporary Contact Gallery
Ellipsis by Sam Lock contemporary artwork
Sam LockEllipsis, 2021Mixed media on canvas
120 x 120 cm
Cadogan Contemporary Contact Gallery
A path turns by Sam Lock contemporary artwork
Sam LockA path turns, 2021Mixed media on canvas
100 x 100 cm
Cadogan Contemporary Contact Gallery
Found and Lost by Sam Lock contemporary artwork
Sam LockFound and Lost, 2021Mixed media on canvas
120 x 120 cm
Cadogan Contemporary Contact Gallery
Light Shine by Sam Lock contemporary artwork
Sam LockLight Shine, 2021Mixed media on canvas
100 x 100 cm
Cadogan Contemporary Contact Gallery
Marked Time by Sam Lock contemporary artwork
Sam LockMarked Time, 2021Mixed media on canvas
100 x 100 cm
Cadogan Contemporary Contact Gallery
Horizon Contained by Sam Lock contemporary artwork
Sam LockHorizon Contained, 2021Mixed media on canvas
150 x 160 cm
Cadogan Contemporary Contact Gallery

Sam Lock Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Sam Lock, Tempo at Cadogan Contemporary, London
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30 March–17 April 2021 Sam Lock Tempo Cadogan ContemporaryLondon

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