The artist graduated from Falmouth College of Arts (then School of Art) in 1992.

'Walker is a highly regarded artist for his mature and sensitive portraits. He has won awards at the Discerning Eye, The Hunting Art Prizes and the Holburne Portrait Prize (2004). He has exhibited at the NPG and has recently been made an Associate member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters.' (Open Studios Catalogue)

In 2005 he painted the portrait of St Ives artist Bryan PEARCE, which was given to the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro as part of the Bryan Pearce Bequest (collection).

Walker teaches the three-day Figure Painting course at the Newlyn School of Art in Chywoone Hill, Newlyn. He is also a tutor on the weekly Life Drawing evening sessions held at the School.


Painter of portraits and landscapes, drawing

works and access


Works incl:  Jubilee Pool, Penzance (2010); Portrait of Bryan Pearce (2005); Portrait of Natalie (his wife); Portrait of Michael Eavis (Holbourne Museum permanent collection, Bath)


Open Studios Cornwall 2010; 2011; 2012; 2013

2010: Mixed Christmas Exhibition: Stoneman Gallery, Chapel Street, Penzance

2013: Newlyn Art Gallery - Newlyn School of Art Tutors Fundraising Exhibition (24 Oct-2 Nov)


NSA 2009 list


Catalogue, Open Studios Cornwall 2010

Ruhrmund, F 9 Dec 2010, Cornishman, 'What's On': 'Absorbing assemblage' p43

Tutors' notes, Newlyn Art School (on-line 2011) www.newlynartschool.co.uk