All posts by Lynn Woods

From architectural office to art gallery + “In Pursuit of Color” now on view at the Lockwood Gallery

From architectural office to art gallery + “In Pursuit of Color” now on view at the Lockwood Gallery

When Michael Lockwood began leasing the approximately 1,300-square-foot space, which had formerly housed a home design store, for his architectural firm, Lockwood Architecture, PLLC, in January 2018, he didn’t initially plan a gallery. A few months later, when he finished construction, he realized that the beautifully crafted matte-white walls crowned by a ten-foot ceiling were the ideal setting for art – a particular passion of his. Plus, he had the special skillset needed to help make the gallery a success.

Jan Harrison’s thoroughly modern surrealism

Jan Harrison’s thoroughly modern surrealism

The pastel-and-ink paintings and porcelain-and-clay sculptures of Kingston-based artist Jan Harrison defy stylistic pigeonholes, but their otherworldliness and dreamlike logic relate to Surrealism, the 1920s Paris-based movement that celebrated the unconscious as the root of the creative impulse and exulted in the element of surprise.