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Born in Ballarat in 1937, Murray Walker studied at the Melbourne Technical College. From 1960 to 1962 he studied at the Slade School in London where he worked as an assistant in the Graphic Arts Department and was taught etching and engraving by Anthony Gross. In 1962 he returned to Australia where he continued to produce many etchings, drypoints, aquatints, lithographs and woodcuts.
In addition to having held many one-man shows throughout the Australian states, his prints have been included in many internationally touring print exhibitions. His works were included in the Australian Print Survey, 1963-1964; Australian Prints (Smithsonian Institute, Washington USA, 1966); Melbourne Printmakers (Melbourne 1966); PCA Print Prize 1968 (Australian States 1968-1969, Singapore (1969); Melbourne Printmakers (Art Council exhibition, Canberra 1970); Australian Imprint (South East Asia 1971); Images (India 1972); Australian Graphics 1972-73 (Poland); Australian Prints (New York 1973); Six x Four (Australian and New Zealand printmakers touring New Zealand 1975-76).