Walter Hatke

Walter Hatke received his bachelor’s degree from DePauw University and advanced degrees from the University of Iowa. He is a nationally-known artist whose works are in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Smith College Museum of Art, Chase Manhattan Bank, Exxon Corporation and others.

His paintings present subjects from everyday life in extraordinary ways, taking into account such factors as lighting, vantage points and the effects of time on the process of creating works. He has been a member of the faculty at Union since 1986.