Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Sandy Walker

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: California
MacDowell fellowships: Spring 1980

Sandy Walker was born in Washington, D.C. and lives and works in Oakland, California. He was educated at Harvard College (B.A.), Boston University School of Fine Arts, New York Studio School, and Columbia University (M..FA.). He has had many solo shows including at the Grace Borgenicht Gallery in New York, Brian Gross in San Francisco, the Meridian Gallery in San Francisco, List Visual Arts Center at MIT, Cleveland Museum of Art, Triton Museum, San Jose Art Museum, and the Ulrich Museum of Art. His work is represented in many public collections including MoMA, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and the Achenbach Foundation in San Francisco.


Eastman (formerly Shop)

Sandy Walker worked in the Eastman (formerly Shop) studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, a century-old farm building has been reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built to provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for studio use in the mid-1950s with the…

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