Department of Art, Fine Art, Art Education & Art History
M.F.A., University of Cincinnati; B.A., Bellarmine College
Ms. Walter is an associate professor of fine arts and chair of the Department of Art: Fine Arts, Art, Art Education, Art History. During her 25 years at the Mount, Professor Walter has taught drawing, painting, figure sculpture, and honors courses. She helped design and team-teach the College’s first interdisciplinary course, and continues this work in The Naturalist as Artist/The Artist as Naturalist, the Art & Design Foundation Seminar and the Senior Capstone for Art and IAD majors. She has been involved with her students and colleagues in a number of special arts community projects, including the Visiting Artist Alliance, the response project 2011 and 2012 with the Contemporary Arts Center, and a collaboration with the Freestore Foodbank and Artworks summer 2013. In addition to summer work on the archeological excavation of the Roman site at Torre de Palma, Portugal, she has taught a summer course at Huron University in London. She was awarded the College’s Clifford Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2005.
A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Ms. Walter holds a M.F.A. in Painting from the University of Cincinnati (1988) and a B.A. in Art from Bellarmine College (1980). She studied painting post-baccalaureate in the Master's of Art program at the University of Louisville’s Hite Institute (1980–1986). Professor Walter exhibits drawings, paintings and sculpture regionally. Her commissions include building-mounted sculptures for the Hyde Park Community United Methodist Church and a life-size bronze sculpture of St. Francis of Assisi for the Franciscan Media (formerly St. Anthony Messenger Press) headquarters in Cincinnati.