Modern Masters: New Paintings by Sean Scully and John Walker, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
John Walker Seal Point & Harrington Road, Knoedler & Company at The Armory Show, New York, March 3–6. (solo)
The Independent Eye: Contemporary British Art from the Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie.
Counterpoint: The Voices of John Walker and African Art, Hamill Gallery of Tribal Art, Boston, Massachusetts.
This Could Happen to You: Ikon in the 1970s, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England.
Seal Point by John Walker, Visual Art Center, The Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, March 2–19. Catalogue. Traveled to The Yuan Art Museum, Beijing, China, March 21–April 21; Inside-Out Art Center, Beijing China, May 30–June 30. (solo)
John Walker: Drawing 1973–1975. Knoedler & Company, New York, January 15–March 7. Catalogue with text by William Corbett. (solo)
John Walker, The Dock Arts Center, Carrick-on-Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland. June 26 –September 5.(solo)
John Walker, Center for Recent Drawing (C4RD), London, England, September 9–October 30.(solo)
John Walker: Incoming Tide—Small Paintings fro Seal Point, Maine, Offer Waterman & Co., London, England, October 16–November 14. Catalogue with essay by Christopher Riopelle. (solo)
John Walker: Seal Point Series. Knoedler & Company, New York and Nielsen Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts.(solo)
Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, May 3–July 10, 2006.
Against the Grain: Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Reverence: Awe, Admiration, Love, Devotion, Honor, Respect, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Landscaping, Lohin Geduld Gallery, New York
John Walker: Selected Work, Marist College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie, New York (solo)
John Walker: Seal Point Series, Knoedler & Company, New York (solo)
John Walker: Passing Bells, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, Massachusetts (solo)
John Walker: Seal Point Series, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts (solo)
John Walker: Collage. Knoedler & Company, New York, Catalogue with text by Dore Ashton (solo)
John Walker: Works on Paper 1990–2004, Portland Museum of Art, Maine. Traveled to Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Catalogue with text by Ruth Fine. (solo)
John Walker: New Work, The Pierrepont Gallery, Bridport, West Dorset, England (solo)
The Continuous Mark: 40 Years of the New York Studio School. The New York Studio School, New York, Jennifer Samet, guest curator.
American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting & Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
March Heat, Nielsen Gallery, Boston, MA
Art & The 60s: This Was Tomorrow. Tate Britain, London. Catalogue with text by Chris Stephens and Katharine Stout.
John Walker: A Winter in Maine, 2003–2004. Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, July 29–August 29. Traveled to University of Maine Museum of Art, Bangor, Catalogue with text by Bruce Brown (solo)
Nielsen Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts: John Walker: New Paintings (solo)
John Walker: Changing Light. Knoedler & Company, New York, Catalogue with text by Eliza Rathbone (solo)
Painting in Boston: 1950–2000. De Cordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln. Catalogue with text by Rachel Rosenfield Lafo, John Stomberg, Nicholas Capasso, Carl Belz, and Ann Wilson Lloyd.
Special (untitled) installation of works selected from the permanent collection by John Walker, curator. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
The 177th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition, National Academy Museum, New York
John Walker. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., Catalogue with text by Eliza Rathbone. (solo)
John Walker: Oceans, Tidepools and Plein Air Paintings. Wiegand Art Gallery, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, California, Catalogue with text by Bruce Brown. (solo)
John Walker: Paintings and Prints. DAAP Galleries at the University of Cincinnati (solo)
John Walker: Time and Tides. Knoedler & Company, New York, Catalogue with text by Jack Flam. (solo)
A Maine Tidal Cove: Paintings by John Walker. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Catalogue with text by Katy Kline (solo)
John Walker: Maine Landscapes. Nielsen Gallery, Boston (solo)
A Master Class: British Class—John Hoyland, John Walker, Basil Beattie, John Edwards. Stephen Lacey Gallery, London
John Walker: Passing Bells. Nielsen Gallery, Boston/Knoedler & Company, New York (solo)
The Anthony and Madeleine Carter Gift of Paintings and Drawings by John Walker. Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Brochure with text by Patrick McCaughey. (solo)
40 Years of American Drawings. Raab Galerie, Berlin
A Theater of Recollection: Paintings and Prints by John Walker. Boston University Art Gallery. Traveled to Knoedler & Company, New York, (variation); Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha; Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie; Lee Scarfone Gallery, University of Tampa; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum; Yale Center for British Art, New Haven. (solo)
Recent Works by John Walker. Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. (solo)
Founders and Heirs of the New York School (organized: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Embassy of The United States of America in Japan). Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan and The Yomiuri Shimbun Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo/The Yomiuri Shimbun. Traveled to Miyagi Prefectural Museum of Art; The Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki.
An American Passion: The Susan Kasen Summer and Robert D. Summer Collection of Contemporary British Painting. McLellan Galleries, Glasgow. Traveled to Royal College of Art, London.
John Walker: Paintings and Drawings. The Arts Club of Chicago, Illinois. (solo)
Viewpoint: An Exhibition of British Contemporary Art (organized by The British Council). Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Brussels.
After Matisse (organized: Independent Curators Incorporated, New York). Traveled to Queens Museum of Art, Flushing; The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach; The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC; Dayton Art Institute; Worcester Art Museum.
British Art in the 20th Century. Royal Academy of Arts, London.
British Art 1900–1980: The Modern Movement. Royal Academy of Arts, London.
The Window in Twentieth–Century Art. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York. Traveled to Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston.
John Walker: Paintings from the Alba and Oceania Series 1979–84. Organized by the Arts Council of Great Britain. Hayward Gallery, London. Traveled to Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland; Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. (solo)
The British Art Show 2; Old Allegiances and New Directions 79–84 (organized: Arts Council of Great Britain). Traveled to City Art Gallery/Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield; Southampton Art Gallery.
The Critical Eye, The Yale British Art Center, Yale Center for British Art.
Aspects of British Art Today. Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum. Traveled to Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Utsunomiya; National Museum of Art, Osaka; Fukuoka Art Museum; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo.
John Walker. The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C. Traveled to The J.B. Speed Art Museum, Louisville.(solo)
John Walker. University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Traveled to The David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence; Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham. (solo)
John Walker: Drawings 1978. Nigel Greenwood Gallery, London. (solo)
John Walker. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC. (solo)
25 Years of British Painting. Royal Academy of Art, London.
John Moore’s Liverpool Exhibition — 10. Walker Art Center, Liverpool.
Traveled to Bogota; São Paulo; Montevideo; Caracas; and Mexico City.
Painting Endures. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts.
Color as Language. The Museum of Modern Art (International Council), New York.
Critics Choice. Nigel Greenwood Inc., Ltd., London.
John Moore’s Liverpool Exhibition. Walker Art Center, Liverpool.
Venice Biennale XXXVI: British Section. (solo)
British Paintings and Sculpture. National Gallery of Art, Washington DC.
Contemporary Art in Britain (organized: The British Council). The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
Theodoran Foundation Exhibition. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.
Marks on Canvas. Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund. Traveled to Hanover and Vienna.
Gregory Fellows Exhibition. Leeds City Art Gallery. (solo)
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition. Walker Art Center, Liverpool.