Walter was born in Galashiels in 1949 and studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1967 to 1971, graduating with a degree in Furniture and Sculpture.
Walter then attended Moray House College of Education from 1971 to 1972 where he gained a Certificate in Secondary Education. This course led to a teaching career in secondary schools and further education establishments before Walter established a workshop in Alloa in 1991, where he works full-time as a sculptor and painter.
In 1990, Walter was the winner of the SPA Alastair Dunn Award and was elected a Professional Member of the Scottish Artists and Artist Craftsmen Association in 1991. Walter has completed several major commissions including a ceramic mural for the Alloa Town Centre and a centrepiece for a historical exhibition at Abbott's House, Dunfermline. His paintings are in The Earl of Moray's collection. He also exhibits his distinctive work within art galleries in Scotland, England, and America. In 2002, he was invited t... [more]
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