Walter Girotto is active/lives in New York, California / Italy. Walter Girotto is known for figure and landscape painting.
Biography Walter Girotto
Born in a small northern Italian town called Rovigo on May 4, 1953, he later moved with his family to Turin, Italy. The only things he likes to remember about Rovigo are the branches of the weeping willow in the small garden, two tin soldiers and a picture of a whale, drawn at nursery school when he was 4, under the gaze of a nun who was unaware that her admiring glance was to decide his life as a painter.
Walter Girotto uses oil and oil pastel crayon on wood panels to achieve a unique, textured effect. Figurative works and landscapes are his specialty.
In 1985, Girotto took part in his first Art-Expo in New York, and, following this auspicious debut in which he sold everything within the first twenty minutes of t
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