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Don Lock

I enjoy painting in oils and sometimes acrylic but mostly sketch with ink pen and watercolour wash

I regularly attend a sketch group at the Pepper Street art centre, and occasionally the RSASA run figure drawing group at Hubbe Court.

I think the main reason to produce paintings and drawings is to constantly assess your skills and to enjoy what you are doing.

Art Studies
1984 ceramic studies, TAFE
1980s studies at the studio of Mary Milton
1970s night classes in sculpture at the South Australian School of Art with Ieva Pocius; studied
under Jacqueline Hick at the RSASA
1960s studied under Judith Heidenreich and Nola Seidel
1950-52 studied under Clive Stoward, LeFevre Boys Technical School, Birkenhead

2014 Attained Fellowship, Royal South Australian Society of Arts
2012-14 Associate member, Royal South Australian Society of Arts
1965-1987 Lay member, Royal South Australian Society of Arts Sketch Club
2012-Current Pepper Street Portrait group
2012-Current Hubbe Court Life drawing sketch group
1970s Founder of the Upper Sturt art group
1965-1987 RSASA sketch group

Exhibition History
2014 ~ Current various RSASA Exhibitions
2014 February RSASA, Autumn/Fringe Trickle Crunch Exhibition
2014 January Port Adelaide Rotary Art Exhibition
2013 December RSASA Summer, Summer Daze Exhibition
2013 August SALA exhibition, Riverton Light Gallery, Celebrating 90 years RSASA Life Drawing
2013 July RSASA, Winter, Winter Blues SALA Exhibition
2013 February RSASA, Autumn, Tassels and Tales Exhibition
2012 December RSASA, Summer, La Petit et Le Grande Exhibition
2012 November RSASA, Spring Boing Boing Exhibition
2012 July RSASA, Winter Into the melting pot SALA Exhibition
1981 April RSASA, Autumn Exhibition
1965-1987 RSASA. various exhibitions
1967 Village Cinema, Glenelg
1960s Advertiser outdoor art exhibitions various

Art Awards
April 1981 RSASA, Autumn Exhibition, winner equal first prize best painting
Finalist in Kennedy prize 2017
Finalist in the Victor Zhang Portrait Prize 2015