JTT
191 CHRYSTIE ST
NEW YORK NY 10002
212-574-8152

1931-2010

Born, Camden, NJ

Lived and worked, Philadelphia, PA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015

Bill Walton, Fleisher / Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Bill Walton, JTT, New York, NY

2014

Bill Walton, Artist to Artist, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
2013

Bill Walton, Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR

2012

Bill Walton, JTT, New York, NY and James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Bill Walton Studio, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Bill Walton, Fleisher / Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004

Bill Walton, 206 Space, Philadelphia, PA

2003

Bill Walton: New Work, 206 Space, Philadelphia, PA

Bill Walton: Folded / Stacked, Salem State College, Salem, MA

2002

West of Roulette series, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2000

1/4 Turn, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1996

Wisteria Series, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1995

Bill Walton, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1994

An Indication, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1993

Works from the “West Main” Series, Jessica Berwind Gallery B, Philadelphia, PA

1992

Letters, Memos, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1990

Six or Seven Places in One Place, Morris Gallery, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (cat. with text by Ann Monahan)

New Works, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1989

New Works, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1988

Markers, Views Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

New Works, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

1987

Paul Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1983

Wiliam Walton, Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1981

William Walton, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

1975

William Walton, Philadelphia Print Club, Philadelphia, PA

1973

William Walton, Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1971

William Walton, Diane Vanderlip Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

A Walk..., Tripoli Gallery East Hampton, NY. Curated by Rob Teeters

Rudolf de Crignis, Imi Knoebel, Julia Rommel, Bill Walton, Shane Campbell, Chicago, IL

2013

Rohrer—Walton—Andrade: On Paper, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2012

My safe reduction to form, Exile, Berlin, DE

Everyday Abstract, Abstract Everyday, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY. curated by Matthew Higgs

60/60, Fleisher / Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011

The Medicine Bag, Maccarone Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Ellen Langan and Jasmin Tsou

2010

Four Decades, Fleisher / Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008

Michael Toenges, Peter Tollens, Bill Walton, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

A Cleaner Heart A Do It, Fleisher / Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007

Stop, Pause, Forward, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005

Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004

Open, Spruance Art Gallery, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA. Co-curated by Sandra Firmin and Richard Torchia

Trace, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Sid Sachs

2003

Stacked/Folded - Bill Walton, Winfisky Gallery, Salem State College, Salem, MA

2002

Breathing Room, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

Bill Walton Roulette, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2001

Focus Exhibition, Bill Walton, John Zurier, Robin Miller, Larry Becker Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2000

Landscape Revisited, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, PA. Curated by Christopher Youngs

1999

First Show, White Box Gallery, New York, NY

10/27 Show, White Box Gallery, New York, NY, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1998

Frank Badur / Bill Walton, Thatcher Projects, New York, NY

Open House, Site installation 922 Spruce, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Leah Douglas

1997

Drawing Currents Art, Art in City Hall, Philadelphia, PA

1996

David Goldstein, Bill Walton: Between Painting and Sculpture, Condesco Lawler Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Margaret Thatcher

Materials Matters, AOI Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. Curated by B. Foshay-Miller

1995

Objects and Souvenirs: Artist’s Multiples, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Leah Douglas

1994

Conversation Pieces with Bill Walton, Hamish Fulton, Tom Chimes, Alan Charlton, Richard Wentworth,and Richard Torchia, ICA, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Patrick Murphy

1993

Cold Sculpture, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Michael MacFeat

Tom Chimes, Joel Fisher, Bill Walton, Larry Becker, Philadelphia, PA

1992

Selections from the Permanent Collections/Purchases from the Julius Bloch Fund, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

In the Realm of the Monochrome, Levy Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by Richard Torchia

1991

The Next Show, Gallery at the State Theater for the Arts, Easton, PA

Philadelphia Art Now: Artists Choose, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (cat. with text by Patrick Murphy, Julie Courtney, Janet A. Kaplan, and Judith E. Tannenbaum)

1989

Back to the Wall, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA (cat. with text by Marilyn J.S. Goodman)

Landscapes of Thought, Momenta / Art Alternatives, Philadelphia, PA

Night Circle Canvas / Copper Edition, The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, PA

1988

Bill Walton, David Wetzl, William H. Cook Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Markers, Views, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

1987

Made in Philadelphia VII, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (cat. with text by Janet Kardon and Judith Tannenbaum)

Perspectives from Pennsylvania, Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (brochure with text by Elaine King)

Glass, Temple Gallery, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Curated by J. Courtney Craig

Group Show, Craig Cornelius Gallery, New York, NY

1985

Visions and Voices, Lawrence Gallery, Rosemont College, Rosemont, PA

1984

Small Scale Sculpture, Matthews Hamilton Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Glass, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, PA

1982

New Printmaking, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

Abstract Icons, Kling Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1980

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1979

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1978

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1972

Philadelphia Artists Today, Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

Asfour, Nana. Bill Walton. Art In America. July 7.

Reviews in Brief: Bill Walton. Modern Painters. March.

2013

Russeth, Andrew. 10 Rediscoveries from 2012. Galleries NY. January 2.

2012

Asfour, Nana. Bill Walton. Art In America. July 7.

Scott, Andrea. Bill Walton. The New Yorker. April 2.

Smith, Roberta. Bill Walton. The New York Times. March 15.

Heinrich, Will. Up Against the Wall: Bill Walton at JTT Gallery and James Fuentes. The New York Observer. March 14.

Gopnik, Blake. With-It Art That's Ancient History. The Daily Beast. March 12.

Boucher, Brian. JTT Gallery Pioneers the New Lower East Side. Art In America. February 24.

2011

Sozanski, Edward J. When Words Get in the Way of the Pictures. The Philadelphia Inquirer. September 18.

Newhall, Edith. Two Phila. Visions: Hushed Sculpture, Abstract Stripes.
The Philadelphia Inquirer. March 6.

2010

Newhall, Edith. Galleries: ‘Four Decades’ Traces Evolution of an Art Aficionado’s Taste. The Philadelphia Enquirer. October 10.

Newhall, Edith. Exhibition Captures a Sculptor’s Quiet and Quirky Aesthetic. The Philadelphia Inquirer. May 9.

2005

Torres, Anthony. Bill Walton Doing More With Less at Patricia Sweetow Gallery. Northside (Fillmorepaper) April.

2003

Morgan, Robert. Bill Walton. Sculpture Magazine. September: 67.

Newhall, Edith. Bill Walton. ArtNews. June: 122.

Fallon, Roberta. From Here To Where. Philadelphia Weekly. January 15

Fallon, Roberta. Quite A Gamble. Philadelphia Weekly. January 1

2001

Hagen, Susan. Focus Group. Philadelphia City Paper. June.

1999

Hagen, Susan. Contemporary Wood Sculpture. Woodworking Magazine. August.

1997

Csaszar, Tom. Bill Walton. Sculpture Magazine. September: 47.

Seidel, Miriam. Bill Walton at Larry Becker, Philadelphia. Art in America. September: 115.

1996

Bensley, Lis. City Focus Santa Fe: Hip Hopping. ArtNews. June: 67.

Brown, Gerard. Fall Preview. Philadelphia Weekly. September: 26.

Brown, Gerard. Energy Sources. Philadelphia Weekly. October: 45.

Sozanski, Edward J. Larry Becker. The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 22.

1995

Schwendenwein, Jude. Bill Walton at Larry Becker, Philadelphia. New Art Examiner. September: 49.

Tobier, Nicholas. Bill Walton at Larry Becker, Philadelphia. Juliet. October./November: 59.

1992

Bohn, Donald Chant. In the Realm of the Monochrome. Review of Exhibition at Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia. New Art Examiner. December.

Neff, Eileen. Bill Walton at Larry Becker, Philadelphia. Artforum. November: 112.

1990

Csaszar, Tom. Bill Walton at Larry Becker, Philadelphia and at the Academy of the Fine Arts, Morris Gallery, Philadelphia. New Art Examiner. April: 47.

Neff, Eileen. Bill Walton at Larry Becker, Philadelphia. Artforum. March: 165.

Kase, Lori Miller. Bill Walton: Hiding From Art Stardom?. New Art Examiner. February.

Sozanski, Edward. J. Galleries: Some More Places of Tenuous Reference/Bill Walton at Larry Becker, Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer. January: 29.

1989

Bohn, Donald Chant. Philadelphia’s Guarded Optimism. New Art Examiner. May: 33.

1988

Sozanski, Edward J. On Galleries: Thirteen Marriages of Many Materials/Bill Walton at Larry Becker, Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Inquirer. October: D3.

1987

Harris, Ann Sutherland. Sculptural Idioms. Dialogue, An Art Journal. May 1987: 47.

Sachs, Sid. Bill Walton at Paul Cava, Philadelphia. New Art Examiner. January: 57.

1986

Jarmusch, Ann. Bill Walton at Paul Cava. ArtNews. December.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1974-90

Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

1972-74

Drexel College, Philadelphia, PA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Wesley College, Dover, DE

Yale University Gallery, New Haven, CT