Rod Walker Biography

 

1949 Born West Kirby Cheshire.

1961 Epsom College of Art. Studied Painting and Sculpture.

Travelled in Europe and North Africa.

1970 Moved to West Penwith, Cornwall. 

1971 Studio in Botallack. Working local farms, the building trade, Geevor Tin Mine, inshore and deep-sea fishing.

1979 working from a Penwith Gallery studio St Ives.

1983 Travelled in Italy to study Icon painting

1985 Teaching Penzance School of Art.

1987 First visit to India.

1989 Teaching Falmouth College of Art. Artists in Primary Schools. Community Arts Projects.

1994 Falmouth College of Art research award to India to study Hinduism.

1997 Travelled extensively with family in India, Nepal and Thailand.

Currently living in Penzance. Studio near Penzance.