A fine, Original Roy Walker (1936-2001) framed acrylic on paper.
"Roll-it" Signed with gallery label to verso, 3 Porthmeor Studios St Ives Cornwall
Framed in a glazed, contemporary, lime-washed wooden frame with hanging chord.
Frame - 27.5cm x 22cm
Picture - 18.5cm x 13cm.
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Roy Walker made a huge contribution to the arts in Cornwall and St Ives in particular. Arriving in St. Ives, Cornwall with his family in 1965 Roy’s artistic career began in earnest. He was allocated one of the prestigious Porthmeor Studios in 1971 and eventually occupied No 3 studio from 1982 until his death in 2001.
His memberships were several: Penwith Society of Arts, Newlyn Society of Artists, Plymouth Society of Artists and the Royal Society of Painters, Etchers & Engravers. He served as Chairman of the Penwith Society of Arts and became Director of the Penwith Print Workshop.
During his lifetime Roy had numerous solo and joint exhibitions throughout the UK, Europe and America, he has had work displayed at many of the premier galleries including the Tate St Ives. Samples of his work are held in numerous private and public collections including the V&A, the British Arts Council and Durham University.