Locke, born in Edinburgh in 1959, received a B.A. Fine Art in 1988 from Falmouth University, and an M.A. Sculpture from the Royal College of Art, London in 1994. His work is in collections at Tate Gallery, The Arts Council England, The Victoria and Albert Museum, The British Museum, The New Art Gallery Walsall, The Henry Moore Institute, The Brooklyn Museum and The Arnold Lehman Collection. He is currently represented by Hales Gallery, London.