John Walker’s Botanical Creations Augment Museum of Art ‘Why Draw?’ Show

Six of Maine-based artist John Walker’s large ink and acrylic works on paper have been added to a satellite gallery in the Museum of Art. The pieces relate to but are also distinct from the hundreds of drawings and watercolors, spanning 500 years, that are now on display in the Museum of Art’s Why Draw? show.

In an interview in his studio some weeks before the exhibition, Walker talked about the importance of drawing for artists and art lovers. “Drawing is touching,” he said. “I am sure this museum will be rooms full of things that have been beautifully touched.” Read more in Bowdoin News.

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