For an artist of any stripe receiving a commission is always welcome. Professionally it means being paid to do what you love; personally it always brings some level of validation, whether of the hours of hard work that have lead up to the commission, or of a particular and unique artistic vision that has been … continue reading
The Gallery Lights Are Installed! Last week I shared with you the process of the lighting installation. Well here we are again, now the lights are installed and my gallery is fully illuminated. I am very pleased with the results and being in my studio gallery just feels like home to both of us.
As we get ready to move in, doors are being made, finished, hung and opened. 1- the sliding barn doors to Margaret’s studio, 2- the front doors to the apartment, 3- the brass stenciled coat closet doors, 4- the front doors to the gallery, 5- the old vault steel door and 6- Popelka/ Trenchard’s front … continue reading
Construction is on schedule and 7 South Second Ave. is coming alive. These are the windows that look out over the canal, steel bridge and sunsets. Long time neighbors tell us that this is the first time the windows have “seen the light of day” in 44 years. The photo is taken from the hall … continue reading
Margaret Lockwood Gallery is housed in one of Sturgeon Bay’s earliest made-to-be-permanent buildings. Built in the late 1870s, before renovation the building contained a vault because there was no bank in Sturgeon Bay and there was a large cistern in the attic because there was no central water supply system. It has been home to … continue reading