Born in Missoula, Montana in 1919.
Studied at the University of New Mexico.
Faculty member or visiting artist at the following : University of Montana, 1955 to present; University of New Mexico; University of Oregon; University of Washington; Central Washington State College; University of Alberta, Washington; Spokane Art Center, Spokane Washington; Mission Mountain College in Polson, Montana; Pacific Guild Artists in Tacoma, Washington.
Awards : Alabama Water Color Society Annuals; California National Watercolor Society; Las Vegas Art League National Arts Roundup Annuals; Watercolor U.S.A.; Oklahoma Printmakers Club Society Annuals; Pacific Northwest Art Exhibition; First National Bank Exhibition; 164th Annual of Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Philadelphia Watercolor Award; California National Watercolor Award Annuals; Seattle Art Museum; Centennial National Exhibit.
Exhibits : (one-man) Washington State University; Univesity of Wyoming; Central Washington State; Pacific Lutheran College; University of Oregon; Carthage Collge; Knox College; University of Idaho; Penn State University; University of North Dakota; Butler Institute of American Art; Hockaday Memorial Center for the Arts; Yellowstone Center for the Arts.
Source: Pearl Fox Gallery in Melrose Park, PA, a biography from a Walter Hook show in April of 1971 :