Walter Cartategui – a pipe-fitter welder and artist, is a new member of The Island Art Association. He creates exquisite drawings and paintings using India ink and watercolors. Birds are his usual subject matter that he renders in great detail. He prefers to work on a large scale.
Walter was born in Uruguay, has lived in the states for 44 years, is an American citizen who served with the Army 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper, and has lived in Nassau County for 26 years.