Mission: Lockside art center inc seeks to enhance the cultural and economic vitality of the citizens of western new york. The art center promotes and encourages local, regional and national artists by organizing gallery exhibits, having art dialogues and providing classes to the general public, emergin artists and to school age students.
Programs: Gallery exhibits - in 2014 6 exhibits in 7 months with 1140 guest in attendence. We were open to the public 84 days from july 1 through december 2014. We where in the process of relocating the gallery from january through june
we established 6 working artist studios on site for local artist to rent and display their work we held serveral art classes for all levels of artists,these classes include oils, pastels, fiber arts and photography.
we established a sculpture gallery for local artists to show their work. This gallery is funded by a private donation. The artists are rotated every six weeks. This type of gallery is new to the community and has brought a new segment of the people through the art center.