Stephen Walker

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Reverend Stephen Walker is an artist, educator and minister.

While a student at Wenonah High School, one of Walker's paintings was selected as a finalist for the National High School Art Exhibition held by Scholastic Magazine. His work represented the state of Alabama at the 1964 New York World's Fair.

Walker attended Lawson State Community College and transferred to the University of Alabama where he earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design. He is currently an instructor at Lawson State and a member of the ministerial staff at Hopewell AME Church in Birmingham.

In 1988, Walker painted the first "Black History Bus" for Metro Area Xpress. He has also painted murals for numerous churches, participated in several Southern Roots Exhibitions, and had a solo exhibition at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in 2002.

As an educator, Walker has taught animation and puppetry and sat on the Animation Advisory Committee for the planning of George Washington Carver High School.

Walker is married to the former Alice Lorraine and they have one son, Stephen Christopher.