This is a painting that whispers about that special time of summer day when darkness begins to flow outward from long cool shadows to pool in the spaces where the sun’s warmth fades away. It’s a painting about then and now, about science fiction laced with the poetry of Bradbury, imagined explorations of distant lands, secrets held tightly by old friends, and flowers that bloom late. It’s about being blissfully unaware of the open door which is slowly closing, about a time when worlds with never ending horizons still exist, and the possible seems probable.John Walker has been working as a professional artist for over thirty years. After graduating from The American Academy of Art he began a career in illustration, creating a wide array of artwork for clients nationwide, including McDonalds, Random House and National Geographic. Acrylics became his media of choice during this time and he has become fluent in their application. His focus has now shifted to painting and exhibiting personal works which have been awarded honors in numerous exhibitions.