‘Captain Perilous Darke’ by John Walker
Artist: John Walker
Title: ‘Captain Perilous Darke’
Medium: Acrylic on Panel
Dimensions: 10” x 8”
Year of Creation: 2018
About the Artist:
John Walker’s work centers around a core of imagined narratives, as with his recent series of faux antiquities from an invented culture. Born in Aurora IL, he attended the College of DuPage and the American Academy of Art in Chicago before beginning a long career as an airbrush artist and illustrator. Much of his work is executed in a realistic manner that often includes elements of graphic design, stylization, and three dimensional objects. He has has won numerous awards including Best in Show at the Richeson 75 International Portrait and Figure Competition and the National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic Award at the 59th Annual NSPC&A Exhibit. His work has appeared in the “AcrylicWorks Best of Acrylic Painting” annuals, Spectrum art annual and Acrylic Artist magazine. His studio is located in a suburb west of Chicago, IL.