499 Park Avenue is pleased to present an exhibition of recent work by painter John Walker. Running from September 26, 2018 - March 20, 2019, the exhibition features seven new oil paintings created over the last two years. Located on the southeast corner of 59th street and Park Avenue, the opening reception will be held on Wednesday, September 26 from 5 - 7 PM. The show is open to the public 9 AM – 5 PM, Monday through Friday, and is accompanied by a color brochure featuring an essay by Karin Wilkin.
John Walker studied at the Birmingham College of Art and La Grande Cheumiere in Paris, and taught at the Victoria College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia, before moving to the United States in 1969. Walker represented the United Kingdom at the 1972 Venice Biennale and his work is in many major museum collections around the world. From 1993 to 2015 he taught painting at Boston University's School of Visual Arts and during his tenure served as the head of the graduate program. John Walker is represented by Alexandre Gallery, New York.