Birthplace: North East Los Angeles
Walt Hall was born
and raised in North East Los Angeles. Although an
active artist from a very young age, he cut his
creative teeth in the world of commercial art
restoration rather than the traditional art school.
Until 2000 his main focus was music and a series of
local punk bands that he formed with friends. Since
that time he has returned his creative focus to the
Although painting is his first and foremost creative
method he also employs a wide variety of surfaces,
forms, objects, mixed media, and enjoys collecting
discarded materials for assemblage work. He paints
in oil as well as acrylics and produces work that
ranges in size from several square inches to mural
sized works on unstretched canvas.
Walt Hall currently lives and works in the San
a better tomorrow"....
selections from the
expanding series of work on discarded wooden panels