For the last 10 years Travis Walker has made landscape paintings
about Jackson Hole, a place that never ceases to inspire him to pick up
his brushes. He works on location, capturing the essence of the
seemingly mundane scenes around town: an old salon, a decaying house
with a fence made of skis, a vintage trailer park. His work is
influenced by the work of American regionalists Edward Hopper and Grant
Wood, and by Japanese printmaking, and German Expressionism.
Altamira Fine Art director Mark Tarrant has been following Walker's
work for several years. "Travis creates very interesting interpretations
of local scenes, from his views of Snow King to sweeping views of Flat
Creek and the Elk Refuge. He is a sophistic
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