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Chicago Tonight's Jay Shefsky tells the story of Walter Arnold
Watch Walter Arnold give an interview for the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
July 9, 2017 The Kalo Foundation of Park Ridge, IL, Iannelli Studios Heritage Center presented an exhibition of Walter's work in July and Aug, 2017. Sculpture Exhibit.
May 5 - July 29 2017 Walter has 5 sculptures on display in an exhibition "Jazz Occurance" at the Aurora, Illinois Public Art Commission. Aurora exhibition.
Apr 25, 2017 Walter presented a lecture on the sculpture of Staglieno Cemetery in Italy at the Italian Cultural Institute in Chicago. Sculpture lecture.
Feb 2016 Walter is featured in episode 2 of Handcrafted America on the INSP television network.
July 3, 2014 Walter is featured in episode 4 of the new PBS series A Craftsmans Legacy. Watch for it on your local PBS station in the fall and winter of 2014.
July 3, 2014 Walters work was featured in exhibition at the Galesburg Civic Arts Center, Galesburg, Illinois, from July 3 to Aug 2, 2014.
Jul 30, 2013 Walter will be featured in an exhibition at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: Our Work: Modern Jobs - Ancient Origins August 20, 2013 through February 23, 2014.
Mar 21, 2013 Walter was featured in an article in Genova Magazine. For those of you who read Italian, you can read it here.
Mar 5 - Jun 9, 2013 Walter will be exhibiting in the Visiting Artist case and hosting a program in the spring at the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art at 220 Cottage Hill, Elmhurst, IL. 60126. He will also be presenting a lecture at the museum on April 14.
Jan 22, 2013 Walter was featured on the Chicago Public Television show Chicago Tonight in a segment produced by Jay Shefsky.
Jul 30, 2012 Come see Walter demonstrate carving and participate in a panel discussion on Environment and Tradition at the the Midwest Folklife Festival in Bishop Hill, IL Aug. 4th & 5th. This festival, a joint project of five states, is a showcase for the rich cultural arts and traditions of the Upper Midwest.
Mar 21, 2012 The Laborers Union Memorial was installed on Main Street in Marseilles, Il. This 2800 pound limestone sculpture depicts the 80 year history of Local 393 of the Laborers International Union of North America. You can read more about the project in a recently published article here.
Mar 17, 2012 Walter currently has several pieces on display at the Next On Route 25 exhibit. It is located at 1150 Fifth Avenue, St. Charles IL. 60174. It features works from many local and regional artists. The exhibit is running now through April 7. HThe gallery is open Thursday, Friday and Sunday open from 1 to 7pm and Saturdays open from 10am to 7pm.
Feb 7, 2012 American Friends of Italian Monumental Sculpture (AFIMS) has officially received it's federal tax exempt status. Please see the website if you are interested in supporting to the preservation of these amazing works of art.