Walter Gurbo


Walter Gurbo is probably best known for his “DRAWING ROOM” appearing for 12 years on the back cover of the then prestigious NY’s Village Voice as well as The Chicago Reader. He also contributed hundreds of drawings to the NY Times and many magazines.

Gurbo is originally from New York City and a graduate of  The High School of Art & Design and Pratt Institute. He taught at the School of Visual Arts for many years. His painting and graphic work has been on display in many group and several one-man shows in NYC, Japan and in upstate NY. Walter has an extensive theater background with the Theater for the New City, designing and painting sets and murals for the Halloween Ball for over 30 years.

In 2013 he began reviving “DRAWING ROOM” on Facebook as a daily feature and has done almost 2000 at this time.

He makes art in a variety of mediums. Painter, sculptor, illustrator, muralist, set designer, set-painter and filmmaker, Walter Gurbo is known to reshape and transform any medium he can get his hands on.