Walter Dusenbery (American, born 1939)

Walter Dusenbery was born in 1939 in Alameda, California. He studied at the San Francisco Art Institute and earned his M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969. Dusenbery studied on the island of Shikoku, Japan under the Japanese-American sculptor Isamu Noguchi. With Noguchi’s guidance, Dusenbery became established as an artist who focused on the connection of sculpture and architecture. Dusenbery taught at Harvard University and Berkeley Graduate School of Design. He has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant in 1979, a Creative Artist’s Public Service grant in 1980, and the Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial Prize in 1985. Dusenbery is represented in collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the San Francisco Museum of Art; the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, England; the Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal; and the Jerusalem Foundation, Israel.

For more information, visit Dusenbery’s website http://www.walterdusenbery.com