(1965 - 1998)
Ronald Lockett was active/lived in Alabama. Ronald Lockett is known for naive views, animal, propaganda.
Biography Ronald Lockett
Ronald Lockett (1965-1998), who lived in Bessemer, Alabama near his older cousin and artistic mentor Thornton Dial, experimented with various media and techniques throughout his short career. In 1992 or 1993, he began working with rusted sheet metal, using the monochromatic material as figure and ground, perforating his surfaces to create mass from negative space.
By his death at age 32, the artist had created a body of work that considered memorialization on personal and large-scale levels; his pieces ranged in subject from his weakening body to national tragedy (including a series about the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City) to the disappearing natural world. In Drought, a st
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