I am going to debut my Lockheart Legacy painting series at the Final Friday Art Reception at No. 7 Center Gallery, Vermillion, South Dakota. I received an Artist Career Development Grant from the SD Arts Council, which I used to create and frame some of the artwork in this exhibition. These oil paintings feature my historic ancestors ranging from the Italian Renaissance through the 20th century. The reception will be Friday, May 27th, 2022 from 6:00-7:30 pm. (Masks are required for unvaccinated people.)
Join me for the opening reception of The Good, the Shiny, and the Subversive at Tugboat Gallery. The First Friday event is May 6th, 2022 from 7:00-10:00 pm at Tugboat Gallery, 116 N. 14th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. (It's in the second floor about Gomez Art Supply.) My life-sized oil paintings of women will be on display alongside large hyper-photomontages created by Aaron C. Packard. This duo exhibition will be open through May.
If you never could get the hang of Tuesdays, please join me on May 10th, 2022 for Existential Crisis Tuesday with Klaire. This small online gathering will take place on Zoom from 7:30-8:00 pm CST. Artists, friends, and everyone who wants company is welcome. Plan to prepare yourself a snack, pour a beverage, and possibly share your current projects. To participate for this free event, please complete the registration form on my website by May 8th, and you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting on May 9th.
It was my pleasure to be interviewed by Candy Bedworth from DailyArt Magazine. The article is called "Klaire Lockheart: Post-Apocalyptic Feminist Artist," and I explained my Brodalisques, the collaborative Thunderdomesticity series, and my role as Miss Art World South Dakota. Check out this article to see photos of artwork, learn about the artists who influence me, and discover something new about art history.
Join me on April 12, 2022 for the first ever Existential Crisis Tuesday with Klaire online Zoom gathering! Artists, friends, and everyone who just wants hang out together from 7:30-8:00 pm CST are welcome. Prepare yourself a charcuterie board/art reception Lunchable, pour yourself a beverage, and let’s check in with each other because Tuesdays can be rough. To signup for this free event, please fill out the registration form on my site in the "Events" section form by April 10th, and you will receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting from Klaire on April 11th.
The Sioux City Art Center has an oil painting I created called She Hurled the Frog on display as part of their ARTcetera 2022 exhibition and auction. My dramatic painting is in Gallery Two, and bidding will end at 8:00 pm on Friday, April 1st. However, it's possible to purchase the canvas before the event through the Sioux City Art Center's website.
Klaire A. Lockheart, She Hurled the Frog. 2014. Oil on Canvas. 30x40".
Join me on Friday, March 25th at the art reception for Brodalisque: New Work by Klaire A. Lockheart in Gallery 110 on the campus of the University of South Dakota. The closing reception for my paintings will last from 5:00-7:00 pm in Vermillion, South Dakota. I created these new oil paintings to challenge the traditional male gaze with a generous grant from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation.
Ariana Schumacher interviewed me for Keloland about my birthday party and the upcoming Femininity in the Post-Apocalypse art exhibition. You can watch "Vermillion artist invites community to art party" to see a preview of the exhibition and learn more about my Thunderdomesticity Party. The Vermillion Area Arts Council is hosting the art reception, which will be on Saturday, March 19th, from 6-9 pm at the Washington Street Arts Center, 202 Washington Street, Vermillion, SD. (Admission is free, but please remember to bring along proof of vaccination and your mask.)
I invite you to celebrate my birthday with me on March 19th at my Thunderdomesticity Party! This event will include an amazing art reception at the Washington Street Arts Center, 202 Washington Street, Vermillion, SD. The Femininity in the Post-Apocalypse exhibition features artwork by Reyna Hernandez, Epiphany Knedler, Erin Murtha, and Aaron Packard. The party lasts from 6:00-9:00 pm, admission is free, and the Vermillion Area Arts Council will sell drinks and snacks. Instead of bringing birthday gifts, I encourage you to buy presents for yourself because all the art at the reception will be for sale.