Henry Jock Walker
Henry Jock Walker is a very positive proactive creator, his practice commonly explores possibilities of surfing, performance and painting through collaboration, and socially inclusive events. Over the last two years Walker has been regularly traveling between Australia and Japan for an interactive surf and skate art project called ‘Little Penguin Cup’ included in DFATs program Australia Now. This has now evolved into ‘Kintsugi Supermarket’ and will be presented in Asia TOPA at Substation in 2020.
Walker has been prolifically practicing, performing and exhibiting nationally for over ten years, showing in leading artist run spaces and contemporary art organisations; including solo shows at First Draft Gallery, Sydney, Sawtooth ARI, Constance, Tasmania, Witch Meat ARI Brisbane, TCB, Rearview Gallery, BUS Projects and West Space as part of the Next Wave Festival, Melbourne, Felt Space, Sister Gallery and CACSA in Adelaide. Walker studied at the Art School of South Australia 2006-2008, partly studying abroad in San Diego, California. Henry successfully completed his honours in 2011 at the Victorian College of Art, Melbourne. Walker is represented by the Egg and Dart Gallery, Thirroul, NSW.