Lamerol A. Gatewood
Now based in Brooklyn, Lamerol A. Gatewood was born in Saint Louis, Missouri in 1954. He developed an interest in art while in high school. He attended Lindenwood University in Missouri earning a B.F.A in 1977 and went on to receive his M.F.A in 1987 from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville.
Gatewood is the recipient of a number of awards, including a Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship. His work is in the permanent collections of the Saint Louis Art Museum, The James Lewis Museum at Morgan State College, the New Jersey State Museum at Trenton, the Howard University Gallery of Art, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, and the African American Museum of Cleveland, Ohio. As a visual artist, he “seeks to capture the essence of Energy and celebrate its power through our culture.”