JOE WALTERS sculpture & works on paper

About Joe Walters

Joe Walters brings over 30 years of experience in sculpture and design to his unique wall installations. His work can be found in prestigious museum, corporate, public and private collections nationally and internationally.

Born in Kentucky 1952, he now resides in his home/studio on James Island just outside Charleston, South Carolina with his wife, artist and poet, Kit Loney.



1981   MFA, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 

1977-78   University of Kentucky, visiting graduate student, Lexington, KY

1974   AB, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

1972   University of Georgia Study Abroad Program, Cortona, Italy


Selected Collections

Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA

AON Center, Chicago, IL 

Astellas Pharma US, Deerfield, IL

Beach First Bank, Myrtle Beach, SC

Clemson University, Clemson, SC 

Des Plaines Public Library, Des Plaines, IL

Deerfield Capital, Chicago, IL

Eastman Corporation, Johnson City, TN

Emory University, Atlanta, GA 

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta, GA

Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

Kemper/Bechler Museum of Art, St. Joseph, Mo

InterContinental Hotel, Atlanta, GA 

Wings of Asia Aviary, Metro Zoo, Miami, FL

Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC

Monsanto Corporation, Chicago, IL 

One Buckhead Plaza, Atlanta GA

Palmetto Bluff Resort, Beaufort, SC

Primland Resort, Meadows of Dan, VA

The Regent Bal Harbor, Bal Harbor, FL

Ritz Carlton, Atlanta, GA

Ritz Carlton, Bal Harbour, FL

Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe, CA

Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach, FL

Sante de Cristo Art Center, Pueblo, CO

Troutman Sanders LLP, Atlanta, GA

United States Embassy, Istanbul, Turkey

University of Florida, School of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL

University of South Carolina at Sumter, Sumter, SC

York County Judicial Center, York, SC


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016   Still Life, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2014   Ascension, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2013   Corrigan Gallery, Charleston, SC

2012   Stem Point Ascension, Installation, Westabou Festival, Augusta, GA 

2011   Corrigan Gallery, Charleston, SC

2011   Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC

2011   Tango, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA 

2010   Tableaux, Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, Owensboro, KY

2009   Tableaux, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

2008   New Work, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, SC

2006   Deciduous, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

2005   Understory, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA 

2004   Hightide, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2003   Hightide, Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville, FL

2003   Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

2003   New Work, Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC

2001   Night Vision, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

2001   Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL 

2000   The Natural Order, The Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 

1999   Second Nature, Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY

1997   Second Nature, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA 

1997   University Galleries, University of South Carolina Sumter, Sumter, SC

1996   Taxonomy, Halsey Gallery, School of the Arts, College of Charleston, SC

1995   Gallery K, Washington, DC

1994   Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem,NC

1994   Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, IL

1992   Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1992   Gallery 10, Washington, DC

1991   Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1990   Spirit Square Center for the Arts and Education, Charlotte, NC


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015   Nature Revealed, Hartsfield/Jackson International Airport, Atlanta, GA

2011   Greenhouse, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

2010   The Birds and Some Bees, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA

2005   Art and Ecology Triennial, Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science, Tallahassee, FL

2005   Animal Instincts, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA

2004   Works on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

2004   Anniversary Exhibition, Kemper Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO (catalogue)† 

2004   10th Anniversary Exhibition, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

2004   Piccolo Spoleto: Contemporary Charleston 2004, Office of Cultural Affairs, Charleston, SC (catalogue)

2004   The Nature of Craft and the Penland Experience, Mint Museum of Craft & Design, Charlotte, NC

2003   The Felt Moment, The Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

2000   A Matter of Scale, curator Cathy Byrd, Agnes Scott College, Atlanta, GA 

2000   Synecdoche, curated by Genevieve Linnehan, The Dunedin Fine Art Center, Dunedin, FL 

1999   Across State Lines: Drawing from the Southeast, Davidson College, Davidson, NC

1998   Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY

1997   Summer Selections, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1995   Organizing Nature: Skeet McAuley and Joe Walters, Nancy Solomon Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1995   Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in Sculpture Exhibition, South Florida Arts Center, Miami, FL

1994   Sculpture South ë94, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, SC

1994   David Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC

1994   Piccolo Spoleto Juried Exhibition, Charleston, SC (award)

1993   Piccolo Spoleto Juried Exhibition, Charleston, SC (award)

1992   Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1991   Greenville Museum of Art, Greenville, NC

1990   Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC

1987   7 x 7, Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC

1987   George Mason University, Arlington, VA


As well as numerous prestigious private collections.

Joe Walters