(1903 - 2000)
Walter Graham was active/lived in Washington, Illinois. Walter Graham is known for mural, landscape, wildlife, cowboy.
The following, sent by Barbara Harris, is from the artist's obituary, published May 10, 2000, in the Wenatchee World newspaper:
Walter Graham, 96, resident artist of the Wenatchee Valley for 50 years, passed away May 5, 2000. Walter was born Nov. 17, 1903 in Greenup, IL to Lige and Florence Graham.
He tried his hand at teaching for a couple of years and decided that he wanted to pursue a career in art. The teaching experience, however, proved invaluable as Walter remained a lifelong teacher with art students up until his passing.
He left the rural farming town in 1922 and enrolled in the Art Institute of Chicago. He studied there for six years and then entered into collaboration with Morice Nugent to form Nugen ... Displaying 750 of 4346 characters.