biographies

Jeff Walker. Ba (Hons) b.1962

Jeff Walker has been the Creative and Therapeutic Arts Tutor at the Corn Loft Art Studio and Consultancy since 1994. He works with children and adults who have physical or psychological special needs either on a one-to- one basis or within a group. Prior to working at the Corn Loft, Jeff worked as a metallurgical technician within Scunthorpe Steelworks, leaving to study Art and Design.
After university he became a lecturer/ personal tutor, internal moderator and for nine years worked at art and design colleges and universities throughout the South of England.

During that time Jeff also contributed articles for various national and international Arts magazines, organised Art Exhibitions, promoted local music, worked for the Brighton International Arts Festival within marketing and publicity and assisted with national and international artists and the press for the Arts, theatre, music and dance.

The lecturing included courses such as sculpture, fine art, three-dimensional design, graphics and Textile art (fibre art), including teaching visual studies, visual dynamics and colour theory and art history.
The material range included using wood, metal, ceramics, plastics, plaster and textiles.

Jeff’s own work has involved traditional drawing and painting mediums such as oil paint and charcoal, during the mid-80’s computer generated images and installations were produced and exhibited internationally assisted by the British Council. Over the past twenty years his work has developed and moved on from the analytical/observational still life/landscapes to more abstract/ non representational images based on ideas related to graffiti/personal expression.
Jeffs work is exhibited locally, nationally and internationally .

Further information can be found on his websites at:

jeffreywalker.org.uk

www.saatchionline.com/jeffwalker

Jeff also has keen interests in the psychological, therapeutic and creative processes involved in the making of art. He has been supervised by Dr Alexander Burnfield since 1994
Referrals are from Health care, the Children’s Services, Social Services and Education authorities and specialist private facilities throughout the region.

Jeff is married to Jo Green, a designer/maker who works in the wood and metal.
Jo exhibits nationally and internationally. Living in Wiltshire they have two children Jake and Kit.