Cindy Walton, a committed artist from childhood, and a native of St. Petersburg, Florida, moved to Asheville in 1988. She earned a BA in art from Salem College, and returned to UNCA for her BFA. Represented by galleries throughout the southeast and elsewhere.
Walton is a recipient of a Virginia Center for Creative Arts fellowship (Amherst, Virginia) and, also of a North Carolina Arts Council Regional Artist Project Grant. She is a regular participant in the invitational Winter Show at Green Hill Center for the NC Arts in Greensboro, NC.
She teaches nationally most notably in Asheville, Atlanta and at Ghost Ranch in Abiquiu, New Mexico. Her work is in the collections of Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC, City Bank Corporation and other entities and in numerous private collections
“I seek to project authentic intimate interpretations of the world as I encounter it—coast and mountains, past and present.”
— Cindy Walton