Walter Awlson is a Scottish sculptor and painter, a hugey respected and admired figure in the British arts scene. Working from his studio in his home in Alloa, Walter has developed the technical intricacies of slip cast sculpture to an exceptional degree, alongside his beautiful painting.
After graduating from Edinburgh College of Art he became a teacher of art and design in secondary and further education and he now works as an artist from his studio in Alloa. His work is based on the traditional values of observation and drawing. "My influences are many and varied, ranging from the Renaissance masters to the Glasgow Boys. We are privileged to live in an age where all this European tradition is readily available to us. It is there to be enjoyed and to inspire us.