Arthur George Walker was born in Hackney, England London on 20 October 1861. From 1883 to 1887 he studied at the Royal Academy Schools in London where he received a number of awards, and in Paris. He subsequently worked as a sculptor, mosaic artist, painter and illustrator. Walker was a frequent exhibitor at the Royal Academy in London from 1884 to 1937. He also exhibited at the International Society of sculptors, Painters and Gravers, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, Royal Miniature Society and Royal Institute of Oil Painters in London; Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts; Nottingham Castle Museum; Leeds City Art Gallery; Aberdeen Artists' Society; the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool; and at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh.

Text source: Arts + Architecture Profiles from Art History Research net (AHRnet)

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