(1914 - 1994)
James F. Walker was active/lived in Arkansas, Illinois. James Walker is known for surrealist painting, teaching.
Biography James Walker
Walker was born in Kirksville, Missouri, to James Franklin Walker Sr. and Mable Azalea Hunt. Walker's father was a landscape artist and an early influence, and his brother is also an artist. Walker's passion for art evolved over his lifetime into a career as artist and teacher. He studied at the University of Iowa in Iowa City receiving a BFA. He then moved to New York City where he studied at the American Artists School and at the studio of Nahum Tschacbasov. His work was influenced by Tschacbasov's surrealist images.
Walker joined the army in 1941, serving in the Aleutian Islands until 1945. During the war, he married Leona Buchanan. They had one child, Joy Walker Hall. After World War II, he returned to the University of Iowa for
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