b. 1959, United Kingdom
Hew Locke was born in Edinburgh, UK in 1959 and spent his formative years living in Georgetown, Guyana from 1966 to 1980. He obtained an MA in Sculpture from the Royal College of Art, London in1994. Locke has exhibited internationally and has been included in biennales from China to India to the Americas. His works are held in many public collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Tate, The Victoria & Albert Museum and The British Museum. In 2010, Locke's work, Sikandar, was shortlisted for the Fourth Plinth, Trafalgar Square, London, UK. His work The Jurors was nominated for the PMSA's 2016 Marsh Award for excellence in public sculpture.